HVAC standards are the elephant in the living room of debates over reopening classrooms. Many schools can’t afford needed upgrades.
Experts describe the winter surge as a “perfect storm” driven in part by poor planning, staffing woes and a tardy governmental response.
New collaborations with community organizations may produce innovative solutions that could make the pandemic recovery more equitable.
Pro bono law firms say L.A. court system prioritizes nonessential operations over community safety.
Why are whites more likely to get their shots when people of color suffer more from COVID-19?
Differences among school districts are ignored at California’s peril.
A look at one of the country’s largest COVID-19 vaccination centers.
County sources say the Board of Supervisors is trying to balance the health crisis with economic considerations.
California’s workplace safety agency has received complaint after complaint about COVID-related cases fueled by lax labor protections.
The state’s slow-footed distribution of COVID-19 shots is the result first and foremost of a federal botch-job of the highest order.
Political, Corporate and Public Health Leaders Are Failing Us – and We Are Also Failing Ourselves
What is the president’s obligation to those sickened or killed by a virus he could have done far more to tame?
Employees call for leadership change as inspector general prepares to release first report.
Some observers say it’s time to hand over L.A. County’s oversight of its nursing homes to California. But would state control be any better?
Tenants impacted by the pandemic still face mounting debt and possible eviction in the new year.
Are COVID deaths going unreported? Or has living on the street become more dangerous?
Defenders of L.A.’s public health chief see a fierce advocate for equity but many question her record and leadership style.
Co-published by L.A. Taco
The dual public health and economic crisis has driven Native American leaders to ponder diversifying gaming-dependent tribal economies.
The rural county of Tulare has become a hotspot for the virus, with Latino communities and essential workers hit especially hard.
Demonstrators call for the mass release of prisoners and immigrant detainees in the name of public health.