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.
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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.
Santa Clara County has not revealed how many of the children who attended a now-shuttered gymnastics facility have been tested for lead.
Federal data show that charter-school teachers leave charters at higher rates than at public schools.
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A federal program’s critics say it provides questionable benefits for low-income communities and hastens gentrification — while awarding large tax breaks to the wealthiest.
Justine Calma’s Grist article documents the Sisyphean struggle of working-class activists to fight the power of polluting industries.
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.
Empowered by a 2016 law, the state is quietly transforming the way Californians vote.
A lawsuit alleges dozens of incidents involving the use of force, including special-needs students being picked up and pushed against walls or pinned to floors.
With the death of Senate Bill 50, there are no active bills in Sacramento that tackle housing affordability.
Los Angeles charters suspended black students at almost three times the rate of traditional schools; students with disabilities were suspended at nearly four times the non-charter school rate.
After winning a Los Angeles school board seat, Goldberg speaks about charter schools, money and what it means to fight the good fight.