Proponents of a regulatory exemption claim it would protect small operators. But large oil companies would see the most benefit.
As COVID-19 restrictions expire, advocates for the unhoused worry that the Echo Park sweep will become a model for the city.
The Johnson & Johnson pause threatens to exacerbate vaccination hesitancy.
Critics say the Oakland A’s waterfront development would cost port jobs and increase pollution and traffic.
Dr. Rochelle Walensky’s comments underscore how ethnicity and economic inequity place heavy thumbs on the scale of health outcomes.
A unionization vote could have far-reaching consequences for Amazon and America’s labor movement.
LAUSD survey data shows most families prefer online instruction for the remainder of the school year.
The Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen, Texas, formerly a nightclub, now shelters between 200 and 300 migrants each day.
Energy companies use a greenhouse gas to force out more oil in a little-known process that can bring headaches to rural communities.
The impact of underground injection wells on aquifers is not well understood, but the state continues to allow their proliferation.
It could be a case of California vs. Californians, as policy and politics clash with the latest medical information and suggested guidance.
A look at how L.A.’s top universities treated their students, campus workers and professional staff during the pandemic.
After years of neglect, U.S. border policy remains in crisis.
Los Angeles County’s reopening leads to anxiety for workers, families and advocates — and to hope, too.
As the trial of George Floyd’s alleged killer unfolds in Minneapolis, a nation takes a long look at itself in the mirror.
Richmond Mayor Tom Butt was publicly optimistic about a Chevron oil refinery spill. In private he offered a much more critical assessment.
America’s governors and mayors are loosening safety restrictions, while a pandemic weary populace behaves as if the crisis is over.
Two wells, two accidents — but no answers.
After the water stopped flowing, a grassroots effort in Jackson is organizing the Black community for future climate and political crises.