California’s new goal is to COVID-test hospital workers. But will the state’s health care behemoths follow the nonbinding recommendation?
Co-published by L.A. Taco
Nearly a year after Los Angeles began permitting street vendors, they are stuck between an expensive, complex permit system and the devastating penalties that come to those without a license.
A utility commissioner backs both Trump and solar energy, but his maverick reputation may not win him reelection. Georgia is changing.
In one of the wealthiest areas in the country, the Shinnecock Nation fights to survive as Thanksgiving approaches.
Mark Kreidler speaks to Jenny Wong-Swanson, a Kaiser Permanente nurse in Woodland Hills, about the pandemic’s explosion.
Fresno, the working class capital of California’s San Joaquin Valley, remains a hardscrabble town with a history of radical activism.
Protests over the killing of George Floyd have hastened teachers union calls to remove police from Los Angeles’ public school campuses.
Co-published by The Guardian
Even before the pandemic, ICE consistently failed to provide adequate medical care to detainees on its flights — with dire outcomes.
Trump and Biden exchanged words over climate change on Tuesday night. How many of them were accurate?
Who was watching the watchdogs as the cleanup of lead contamination on L.A.’s Eastside ran out of money?
Employees call for leadership change as inspector general prepares to release first report.
Some observers say it’s time to hand over L.A. County’s oversight of its nursing homes to California. But would state control be any better?
Will Gov. Newsom sign a bill that would require employers to rehire service workers laid off in hotels, airports and event centers?
Mark Kreidler speaks to Keisha Banks, an events server at Hollywood’s Chateau Marmont Hotel, about layoffs and Assembly Bill 3216.
Images from the inferno threatening an historical observatory and a billion dollars worth of communications equipment.
If California’s new governor had looked too good to be true in his first months in office, environmentalists would soon learn the truth.
Donors to a campaign claiming to represent small shopkeepers and homeowners include North America’s largest freight railroad network, two New York real estate giants and one of Earth’s richest men.
Northwestern New Mexico’s fossil-fueled economy is cratering. Will departing drillers clean up after themselves?
Environmentalists estimate 95 percent of the state’s wells will be exempt from new emission regulations.
Considering climate change’s existential threat, the dearth of regional reporting on the corporate forces driving global warming is striking.