Drug overdoses are the single greatest factor contributing to Los Angeles’ rising rate of homeless mortality, a report claims.
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Five days after a bill ending private prisons in the state was signed into law, the Trump administration found a way to get around it.
Progressives are going all-out to reverse the notion that Florida is unassailable Trump country.
Post-WWII reforms like the New Deal and the ensuing consolidation of the labor movement increased income equality in the U.S., but the playing field started to tilt in the 1970s due to the forces of globalization and pro-corporate government policies that hurt the working class.
An Economic Policy Institute study concluded that rideshare drivers nationwide take home an average of $9.21 an hour after expenses.
Armed with a state override of its rejected application, Promise Academy filed a new request. Then came the lawsuits.
A bill awaiting Gov. Newsom’s signature would bar new private prison contracts. Two industry giants are already reinventing themselves.
A proposed law could reboot California’s public investment system to provide a stable source of local funding for affordable housing.
DHS’ newly proposed residential centers will be able to detain immigrant families indefinitely.
SoCalGas has been telling Southern Californians that they will lose natural gas in their homes due to coming state regulations.
According to a recent study, homicides motivated by white nationalism are on the rise in the U.S.
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A veteran labor reporter finds hope for unions in boycotts, minimum-wage campaigns and strikes.
California has filed suit over a new rule that would deny lawful permanent status to immigrants who use public assistance.
Six years after Jerry Brown reformed school funding, low-income districts still struggle to draw experienced teachers.
Participants in the U.S. Summer Work Travel program have been victims of wage theft, harassment and even human trafficking.
The updated “public charge” rule allows the government to deny visas and green cards to immigrants who have received public assistance.
As experts advocate for “managed retreat” from eroding coastlines, communities are pushing back.
The Trump administration’s proposed food stamp cuts could have a cascading effect on California public schools.