A warehouse project is planned for a Los Angeles area that is among the very worst in the state for the threats that toxic cleanups and hazardous wastes pose.
In the first half of the 2018-2019 school year, LAUSD called police more than 3,000 times.
Reporter Joe Rubin explains how California’s public health department dropped the ball in a Bay Area contamination case.
Twenty-two charters — nearly all of them in high-poverty neighborhoods — accounted for 42 percent of L.A. charter schools’ nearly 3,700 suspensions last year.
Although rideshare apps and other “gig economy” jobs are often billed as ways for workers to make extra cash in their spare time, that hasn’t been the case for many.
The California Immigrant Policy Center and Capital & Main invite you to a conversation to explore the disparate economic and social impacts of the Trump Administration’s immigration policies, from heightened detention and deportation to a proposed “public charge” rule to punish immigrant families.
Arsenic and poverty run high in the Central Valley.
Teacher Laura Palacios reflects on the strike during Friday’s Grand Park rally.
Laura Palacios and other teachers take a break from the rain to have lunch, then return to the picket line.
The rain and the strike drag on for teacher Laura Palacios, who balances family duties with picket line vigils.
Los Angeles teacher Laura Palacios confronts the second day of a citywide strike with coffee, doughnuts and a sore throat.
Laura Palacios is a Los Angeles public school teacher married to another teacher. Today the mother of two joined 33,000 other union members in the first L.A. teachers walkout since 1989. This week Capital & Main will follow Palacios during the strike.
According to the Washington Post ‘s “Fatal Force” report, 995 people were shot dead by police officers in 2018.
This month U.S. Border Patrol agents met 200 peaceful, interfaith demonstrators with military-style M4 rifles and tear gas launchers.
U.S. soldiers are not the only ones heading to the border in advance of the migrant caravan. Armed civilian militias have joined a call to deploy their members.
California continues to lead the nation with the largest concentration of hate groups. A recent Anti-Defamation League report claims the state experienced 268 anti-Semitic incidents in 2017.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 15 million American households experienced food insecurity at some point in 2017.
A recently signed bill was supposed to end the tyranny of money bail over low-income people in California’s jails. But critics say it is an example of good intentions becoming bad law.
According to its critics, what the Los Angeles Police Department advertised as a community engagement tool turned out to be a surveillance program of local Muslims.
Hate crimes have increased 17.4 percent — from 931 incidents in 2016, to 1,093 incidents in 2017.