An innovative organizer for three unions, Ross also challenged U.S. policy toward Central America.
Public prosecution ‘a great model’ for future suits against polluters.
Tip to journalists: COP27 and food price inflation are part of the same story.
As advocates and academics question the impact of flights over neighborhoods, police departments lack persuasive evidence of crime-fighting effectiveness.
The Union of Southern Service Workers is organizing food service, retail and health care workers through direct action against low wages and historical racism.
As a warming planet brings economic tensions to a boil, following the money can reveal some critical stories.
Links between environmental exposures and maternal health outcomes remain underexplored, despite recent efforts to catch up.
A pledge to sharply reduce infant mortality by 2023 faces daunting obstacles.
With more progressives likely to join her on L.A.’s City Council, Nithya Raman talks about the prospects for breaking the ‘culture of unanimity’ at City Hall.
Political giving by the Los Angeles mayoral candidate tops $1 million since 2020.
Legislators struggle to make good intentions mean something in the face of lax enforcement.
The 2021 Tenant Anti-Harassment Ordinance lacks staff, money and will to enforce.
A law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Labor Day faces a referendum driven by corporate franchisors.
Hospital groups, drug manufacturers and insurance companies are some of the largest donors to anti-abortion candidates.
Oil and gas money papers the state with industry messages.
In the second month of the Bay Area strike, HMO says a majority of union clinicians have returned to work.