Bobbi Murray has reported on politics, economics, police reform and health-care issues for Los Angeles magazine, L.A. Weekly and The Nation.
“My impulse was to bring history up to the present,” says Fred Glass about his new book, From Mission to Microchip: A History of the California Labor Movement.READ MORE
The original concept of charter schools emerged nationally more than two decades ago and was intended to support community efforts to open up education.READ MORE
The line of people standing outside the event in downtown Los Angeles snaked out the door and down to a sidewalk—but there were no velvet ropes and it wasn’t at Nokia Center or L.A. LIVE. The venue was the Kenneth Hahn County Hall of Administration. The hundreds who waited Tuesday morning in muggy heat had comeREAD MORE
“Something always seems to be starting in California,” Angelo Amador, an attorney and vice president for the National Restaurant Association, told Bloomberg News. It was 2012 and his remark was prompted by a California state Supreme Court decision favoring an employee’s right to have defined meal-break times. The association—dubbed “the other NRA” for its lobbyingREAD MORE