|Headline from the L.A. Times, Aug. 5, 1965|
|Herald-Examiner headline,||Aug. 4, 1965|
But by the time classes started on September 15, 1965, there was greater urgency than ever. The Mount's timing, it turned out, was prophetic: The announcement of the new CUE was made on Wednesday, August 4, 1965. The Watts Riots began exactly one week later, on Wednesday, August 11.