Development, oil and agriculture have long-burdened the valley with pollutants, and residents are tired of the EPA doing nothing about it.
The mayor’s preemptive strike against the omicron variant is a stealth boon for businesses.
Will Democrats stop appointing legislators with fossil fuel investments to key committees in 2022?
Though imperfect, the city’s mandate shows promise for the likely holiday COVID surge.
A ‘Community Equity Fund’ empowered neighborhood groups to reach 1.9 million people, but organizations say more needs to be done.
Major hotel chains are considering making daily room cleaning an exception rather than the norm.
The model is expanding in California and nationally and includes a democratic approach that involves parents, teachers and staff.
Detained immigrants are at risk on ICE Air’s charters, which face minimal regulation by aviation watchdog agencies.
Democratic Assemblymember Ash Kalra is proposing a bill to jump-start the process, but Big Medicine will fight to kill it.
The EWG tap water database brings into focus challenges facing underserved communities grappling with drinking water contamination.
Los Angeles could learn from past host cities that have included social equity provisions in their contracts.
As the EPA moves to implement new restrictions on oil and gas operators, New Mexico provides a model and illuminates challenges.
Sen. Bob Hertzberg declined to vote on bills that would have enshrined new regulations in the law.
Politics have divided the state on masks and vaccinations, but there may still be hope for underserved communities.
After a long slump, more drivers are winning the right to collective bargaining. Now, the threat of privatization looms.
Ensuring good clean energy jobs for oil and gas workers may be the key to bringing trade unions and climate activists together.
Climate goals can suffer when job quality is pitted against protecting the planet and vulnerable communities.
A new UCLA study could help make EMS agencies more efficient throughout the state.
The company’s owners have a history of maximizing profit at the public’s expense.
The new ruling, a key environmental protection, will impact 30% of oil wells in the state.