Selling credits for forest protection hasn’t worked before. Why does the state’s air board think it will now?
The deported immigrants of Mexico City’s Little L.A. remind us that people and problems don’t go away. They just go somewhere else.
Whistleblowers have accused staff at East Oakland’s Castlemont High of manipulating grades for nine students.
Bill author David Chiu implored Assembly members to imagine the impact of a massive rent increase on a typical tenant’s health, children and job.
In an era of wealth inequality, said State Sen. Connie Leyva, passing a bill to put a stop to exorbitant rent increases “is the least we can do.”
Many independent contractors can’t afford to upgrade their trucks to meet low-emissions standards. Will making them company employees change that?
In the first half of the 2018-2019 school year, LAUSD called police more than 3,000 times.
Co-published by Newsweek
The Democratic debate takes the fight back to Detroit, as Rust Belt voters consider alternatives to Trump.
The state only requires schools to take action if lead levels exceed 15 ppb. But the CDC says there’s no safe blood lead level for children.
Frogtown, also known as Elysian Valley, is yet another Los Angeles neighborhood being transformed by gentrification.
In the face of a landmark Supreme Court ruling, public-sector unions are creating new strategies to survive — and in many cases, to grow.
Aided by an incurious media, most Democratic presidential contenders have been allowed to slide around charter school issues.
There has been no shortage of charter school failures in California, and the rate of abrupt school closures is very high across the nation.
Co-published by the American Prospect
A year after Janus v. AFSCME, right-to-work forces organize against organized labor in California.
Unearthed emails reveal a cozy relationship between the L.A. schools superintendent and the charter school lobby.
Seven immigrant children have died under the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policies.
Capital & Main was honored with four top prizes at the L.A. Press Club’s 61st annual Southern California Journalism Awards.