Articles in the “news” category

 For California Child Care Workers, Inequality Is Baked Into The System

For California Child Care Workers, Inequality Is Baked Into The System

California child care providers could be on the verge of getting help in their fight for higher wages. This week, balloting is wrapping up in a month-long vote to unionize child care workers.

Protesters Demand Justice For Mely Corado, Trader Joe's Employee Killed By LAPD

Protesters Demand Justice For Mely Corado, Trader Joe's Employee Killed By LAPD

Nearly two years after Mely Corado was killed in a police shootout at the Trader Joe's in Silver Lake where she worked, protesters marched through the neighborhood in her memory while calling on the LAPD to be held accountable.

At Outdoor Town Hall, Angelenos Picture A World Of Non-Violent 911 Encounters Without LAPD

At Outdoor Town Hall, Angelenos Picture A World Of Non-Violent 911 Encounters Without LAPD

More than 200 people showed up to recommend ways for City Hall to change how law enforcement interacts with the public.

That Time John Lewis Was The Biggest Superhero At Comic-Con

That Time John Lewis Was The Biggest Superhero At Comic-Con

John Lewis at Comic-Con 2016 with collaborators Nate Powell (L) and Andrew Aydin. Our news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage: Sign up for our daily newsletters. To support our non-profit public service journalism:...

FBI Will Review Fatal Shooting Of Andrés Guardado By L.A. Sheriff's Deputy

FBI Will Review Fatal Shooting Of Andrés Guardado By L.A. Sheriff's Deputy

he FBI said Friday it will review the death of Andrés Guardado, the 18-year-old man who was shot and killed by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy on June 18.

SoCal Catholic Schools Will Remain Online For Now

SoCal Catholic Schools Will Remain Online For Now

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles announced today that its Catholic schools throughout Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties will open the 2020-21 school year with distance learning due to the new state requirements for resuming in-person instruction.

Harvest Rock Church Files Federal Lawsuit Against Newsom's Church Ban

Harvest Rock Church Files Federal Lawsuit Against Newsom's Church Ban

Pasadena-based Harvest Rock Church and Harvest International Ministry Inc. allege in a federal civil complaint against Governor Newsom saying his temporary ban on church services violates the right to religious freedom clause of the First Amendment, and the "cherished liberties for which so many have fought and died."

Under Newsom's Order, There's No Telling How Long K-12 Campuses In Southern California Will Stay Shut

Under Newsom's Order, There's No Telling How Long K-12 Campuses In Southern California Will Stay Shut

Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino and Riverside counties are all on the state's coronavirus monitoring list. No in-person learning will be allowed in K-12 schools until their cleared.

An Education In Becoming Whole Again: How My College Experience Taught Me To Love My Blackness

An Education In Becoming Whole Again: How My College Experience Taught Me To Love My Blackness

Brandi Tanille Carter apprehensively left her home Los Angeles to go to a college she had never seen in a state she'd never visited. But it's here she learned to embrace her Blackness, and it's this experience which allowed her to return home to L.A. empowered.

Mis Ángeles: When The Chaos Hits A New Level With The Kids In The Car

Mis Ángeles: When The Chaos Hits A New Level With The Kids In The Car

I felt so angry and helpless. I had a million thoughts running through me. Some were more violent than others. But the biggest, most important one was, 'What am I going to do about these kids?'

FBI Hostage Negotiator On How To Talk To Strangers About Masks

FBI Hostage Negotiator On How To Talk To Strangers About Masks

Every day there seems to be another story about a confrontation over wearing masks in public. To find out how best to navigate these situations we sought the advice of an expert at handling high-conflict situations.

A CHP Officer Harassed 21 Women, Agency Fired 'Bad Apple' But Didn't Pursue Criminal Charges

A CHP Officer Harassed 21 Women, Agency Fired 'Bad Apple' But Didn't Pursue Criminal Charges

KQED has uncovered the story of one L.A.-based CHP officer who propositioned and otherwise harassed at least 21 women he met during routine vehicle verification appointments.

Look Up! You Might See A Gorgeous Comet Over SoCal This Week

Look Up! You Might See A Gorgeous Comet Over SoCal This Week

Nothing like looking up at a 4.6 billion-year-old disintegrating ball of ice and dust to help put life on Earth in perspective.

Pacific Islander Death Rate From Covid Still The Worst In LA County (Though Not As High As Originally Thought)

Pacific Islander Death Rate From Covid Still The Worst In LA County (Though Not As High As Originally Thought)

Pacific Islanders face higher risks of infection because many work in the service sector and live in multi-generational homes.

With Federal Unemployment Boost Ending, Some Freelancers Wonder If They Have A Future In LA

With Federal Unemployment Boost Ending, Some Freelancers Wonder If They Have A Future In LA

An extra $600 per week in unemployment benefits expires at the end of July, and it's unclear whether it'll be renewed.

Why LA Is Shifting Its COVID-19 Testing Strategy From Free-For-All To Targeted Access

Why LA Is Shifting Its COVID-19 Testing Strategy From Free-For-All To Targeted Access

"Our obligation first and foremost is to meet the needs of those who need a test before those who want one."

New Year's Rose Parade Is Canceled. That Means No Pre-Parade Campouts, Floats Or Bands

New Year's Rose Parade Is Canceled. That Means No Pre-Parade Campouts, Floats Or Bands

A panel of health experts told parade organizers the pandemic wouldn't have subsided enough in time to host hundreds of thousands of spectators on the streets of Pasadena.

LA Wants To Quickly House 15,000 Homeless People. How?

LA Wants To Quickly House 15,000 Homeless People. How?

Even though L.A. moved fewer than a quarter of that number into hotels through Project Roomkey, it still wants to house 15,000 ASAP.

As Coronavirus Surges, LAUSD Will Not Reopen Campuses For Start Of Next School Year

As Coronavirus Surges, LAUSD Will Not Reopen Campuses For Start Of Next School Year

Classes will resume in "distance learning" mode -- and it's still not clear when campuses might reopen.

Fire Official Says San Gabriel Mission Fire Apparently Started In Choir Loft. Arson Is A Possible Cause

Fire Official Says San Gabriel Mission Fire Apparently Started In Choir Loft. Arson Is A Possible Cause

Archbishop Jose Gomez declined to discuss an arson possibility, saying the investigation had just started.

LA Teachers' Union Overwhelmingly Votes Against Reopening Schools

LA Teachers' Union Overwhelmingly Votes Against Reopening Schools

With coronavirus cases rising, UTLA wants LA Unified School District campuses to remain closed during the fall semester.

Protesters Have New Demands After Andrés Guardado's Autopsy Is Released

Protesters Have New Demands After Andrés Guardado's Autopsy Is Released

Protesters are calling for he arrest of the deputy who fatally shot Andrés Guerrero and for Sheriff Alex Villanueva to resign.

Dov Charney's New Company Ordered To Close After Coronavirus Outbreak Infects More Than 300 Workers

Dov Charney's New Company Ordered To Close After Coronavirus Outbreak Infects More Than 300 Workers

The company repeatedly violated orders from the Los Angeles Department of Public Health.

Confused About Whether To Get A Coronavirus Test? Here's What You Need To Know

Confused About Whether To Get A Coronavirus Test? Here's What You Need To Know

L.A. County's guidelines on who should get tested have changed in the last week, to prioritize the most vulnerable and hardest-hit communities.

Mis Ángeles: Bless Me, Rudolfo Anaya 

Mis Ángeles: Bless Me, Rudolfo Anaya 

How the late Mexican American writer's seminal novel "Bless Me, Ultima" changed the way I saw myself. 

'It's Heartbreaking': Waiting Out Coronavirus From Inside A Locked Psychiatric Facility

'It's Heartbreaking': Waiting Out Coronavirus From Inside A Locked Psychiatric Facility

It's not just families with loved ones in nursing homes who haven't been able to visit during the pandemic.

My Life In Public Spaces: How My Race Colors The Way In Which The World Reacts To Me

My Life In Public Spaces: How My Race Colors The Way In Which The World Reacts To Me

My interactions with race -- as is the case for my students -- are valuable, and I'm reminded that they require serious reflection and mindful application. Not only in my personal experience in Los Angeles as a Korean American and an immigrant, but in relation to other minority groups; after all, it is a shared history.

The US Isn't Slowing COVID-19. These SoCal Clinics Mimic A Country That Has

The US Isn't Slowing COVID-19. These SoCal Clinics Mimic A Country That Has

Orange County health clinics for Asian immigrants have adopted a COVID-19 innovation from South Korea, which has flattened its curve.

In LA County, Most Coronavirus Bailout Loans Went To Westside Businesses 

In LA County, Most Coronavirus Bailout Loans Went To Westside Businesses 

The areas that got the most loans are the wealthiest and whitest. They also have the most businesses.

Settlement Finally Reached In Devil's Gate Dam

Settlement Finally Reached In Devil's Gate Dam "Big Dig" Lawsuit

Environmentalists sued L.A. County over the scope of its plans to remove sediment from behind Devil's Gate Dam in Pasadena, a structure that protects communities from flooding along the Arroyo Seco

Police Use Force On Black Angelenos At Dramatically Higher Rates, Data Shows

Police Use Force On Black Angelenos At Dramatically Higher Rates, Data Shows

Police in Los Angeles County and across California use force on Black people far out of their proportion of the population, according to a KPCC/LAist analysis.

One Way to Address LA's Racial Inequality? Build More Parks in Communities of Color

One Way to Address LA's Racial Inequality? Build More Parks in Communities of Color

Many of the city's best parks are located in predominantly white neighborhoods.

What It Really Means To Amplify Black Voices

What It Really Means To Amplify Black Voices

When the voice of Black America is too loud for any newsroom to ignore, Take Two producer Austin Cross explains what it means to truly amplify Black voices.

With Big Budget Cuts At 4-Year Schools, Will Students Flock To Less Expensive Community Colleges?

With Big Budget Cuts At 4-Year Schools, Will Students Flock To Less Expensive Community Colleges?

Community college administrators are tapping into reserves to protect student services. They hope those measures will stabilize enrollment.

They Got The Memos, But LA Cops Still Aren't Wearing Masks

They Got The Memos, But LA Cops Still Aren't Wearing Masks

People have taken to social media to show maskless LAPD officers and L.A. County sheriff's deputies.

July 5 Protests And Rallies: Where & When

July 5 Protests And Rallies: Where & When

A protest by Indigenous people in support of Black Lives Matters took place near Plaza Olvera on Independence Day. (Sharon McNary/LAist) Protests and rallies continue over this Independence Day weekend. Here's what we know for today: MID-WILSHIRE: yoga for...

Which California Campgrounds Are Open This Summer?

Which California Campgrounds Are Open This Summer?

Camping might be one of the best activities for social distancing.

Mis Ángeles: Vanessa Guillen Should Be A Household Name In Everyone's Home

Mis Ángeles: Vanessa Guillen Should Be A Household Name In Everyone's Home

Like concerns over COVID-19 and arguments about police brutality, the missing Latina U.S. soldier has sat with my family at breakfast, lunch and dinner. But not with most of America. Would it be different if she were white?

How Strict Should Schools Be About Masks? In Orange County, The Question's Part Of The Reopening Debate

How Strict Should Schools Be About Masks? In Orange County, The Question's Part Of The Reopening Debate

The OC Board of Education says requiring students to don masks or socially distance would be "unacceptable."

Raising A Black Boy In America When You're Neither Black Nor American

Raising A Black Boy In America When You're Neither Black Nor American

Earlier than expected, my wife and I had to give my 6-year-old son "the talk" about what it means to be Black in America. Except I'm neither Black nor American.

For Advocates, $25 Million Cut To LAUSD Police Is Just The First Step. For Others, It's Already Too Much.

For Advocates, $25 Million Cut To LAUSD Police Is Just The First Step. For Others, It's Already Too Much.

It's been an eventful week at the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Here's Why LA Can't Keep Up With COVID Test Demand

Here's Why LA Can't Keep Up With COVID Test Demand

L.A. County is ramping up the number of contact tracers, but that work is being hindered because of delays in getting test results from labs.

With LA Beaches Closed, Public Pools May Be Open, But With New Restrictions

With LA Beaches Closed, Public Pools May Be Open, But With New Restrictions

So many new rules to keep swimmers apart and safe translate into more space in your swim lane. But it's also brought about oddities like disappearing deck lounges and pool noodles.

As LA Businesses Reopen, Workers Face A Tough Choice: Risk Your Income -- Or Your Health?

As LA Businesses Reopen, Workers Face A Tough Choice: Risk Your Income -- Or Your Health?

Some employees are choosing to quit, losing their income and their unemployment benefits, rather than come back to work.

'You Started The Corona!' Asian American Californians Have Reported Over 800 Hate Incidents During Pandemic

'You Started The Corona!' Asian American Californians Have Reported Over 800 Hate Incidents During Pandemic

The 832 accounts collected by Stop AAPI Hate over the last three months include verbal attacks, physical assaults and refusal of service to Asian Americans.

City Council Votes To Slash LAPD Budget By $150 Million

City Council Votes To Slash LAPD Budget By $150 Million

Reductions to the LAPD budget will mostly come from cutting police overtime and scaling back officer hiring.

LAUSD Cuts School Police -- A Major Victory For Activists -- But Mostly Maintains Status Quo In Its Budget For Now

LAUSD Cuts School Police -- A Major Victory For Activists -- But Mostly Maintains Status Quo In Its Budget For Now

Student activists have ramping up their criticisms for years. Black Lives Matter and the teachers union helped put them over the top.

Black Parents Who Worry 'The Talk' Is Not Enough Turn To De-Escalation Training

Black Parents Who Worry 'The Talk' Is Not Enough Turn To De-Escalation Training

Learning to navigate the world while being Black isn't developed overnight. Some families prefer a more hands-on approach.

'I Would Not Go To A Hotel Right Now' Says Head Of LA Hotel Workers Union

'I Would Not Go To A Hotel Right Now' Says Head Of LA Hotel Workers Union

Some hotels are hiring back workers without health insurance, and not giving them masks, gloves, or extra time to sanitize rooms.

LA County Supervisors Approve Downsized Budget: No Department Is Spared From Cuts And Layoffs

LA County Supervisors Approve Downsized Budget: No Department Is Spared From Cuts And Layoffs

L.A. County's progress in expanding alternatives to incarceration appears to be on hold while COVID squeezes public finances. Cuts to county departments across the board are planned.

As Palmdale Grapples With A Hanging Death, Locals Recall The Area's Racist History

As Palmdale Grapples With A Hanging Death, Locals Recall The Area's Racist History

Neo-Nazis and skinheads lurk, and for a time, L.A. County housing officials and Sheriff's deputies systematically discriminated against Black people in Section 8 housing.

'We Know Your Voice Needs To Be Heard': The Heartbreak Of A Melrose Shopkeeper

'We Know Your Voice Needs To Be Heard': The Heartbreak Of A Melrose Shopkeeper

Nedjatollah Harounian has run a shoe-and-leatherwear store on Melrose Ave. for 30 years. It was looted and burned on May 30. As an Iranian immigrant, he sympathizes with protesters, but doesn't understand the people who destroyed his business.

Estimated 40 Homes Burn As Brushfire Tears Through Small SoCal Town

Estimated 40 Homes Burn As Brushfire Tears Through Small SoCal Town

Niland, a small, low income community near the Salton Sea, was devastated overnight as strong winds pushed a brushfire directly into neighborhoods.

Why Armed Cops Are The First Responders For The Homelessness Crisis

Why Armed Cops Are The First Responders For The Homelessness Crisis

In the day-to-day of L.A.'s homelessness crisis, police take on a disproportionate role.

As The Weeks Go By, An Effort To Keep Black Lives Matter Protests Alive

As The Weeks Go By, An Effort To Keep Black Lives Matter Protests Alive

Organizers urge protesters to stay on the streets, say they're creating a "movement, not just a moment."

LA County Taps Max Huntsman To Help Solve The Deadly Coronavirus Situation At Nursing Homes

LA County Taps Max Huntsman To Help Solve The Deadly Coronavirus Situation At Nursing Homes

Nursing homes have seen the majority of LA County's coronavirus-related deaths since the pandemic began.

Mis Ángeles: How It Feels To Watch The Fall Of People In Power Who Are 'Ours'  

Mis Ángeles: How It Feels To Watch The Fall Of People In Power Who Are 'Ours'  

When people from marginalized communities gain entry, can they actually change the institutions that have so much power over a system that seems to work against us? God, I hope so.

On Life As A Freckle-Faced, Redheaded, Mexican American From Southeast Los Angeles

On Life As A Freckle-Faced, Redheaded, Mexican American From Southeast Los Angeles

"Sometimes I feel the weight of being judged as a person of color. Other times I feel awkward being seen as the only white guy in the room. It is through this murky fog that I have fought to carve out my own American identity."

Ten Teens, Ten Stories: Balancing Jobs, High School And The Pandemic

Ten Teens, Ten Stories: Balancing Jobs, High School And The Pandemic

They have lessons to teach us about what kids need out of school during a crisis.

LA Times To Settle Suit Over Race And Gender Bias, As Editor Promises Change

LA Times To Settle Suit Over Race And Gender Bias, As Editor Promises Change

The lead complainants include journalists who have contributed to Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage at the LA Times, such as Greg Braxton, who covers television, and Bettina Boxall, a leading environmental writer. Both allege they earn far less than white and male peers with less experience.

LA Metro Will Explore Ways To Replace Armed Policing On Public Transit

LA Metro Will Explore Ways To Replace Armed Policing On Public Transit

The board committed Thursday to working with community leaders to "re-envision transit safety," in part by replacing armed police with social workers and mental health professionals.

Researchers Sound The Alarm About Rising Suicide Rate Among Black Youth

Researchers Sound The Alarm About Rising Suicide Rate Among Black Youth

"We can no longer afford for the face of suicide to be that of older White men," a leading researcher said.

Southern California Public Radio Statement on Black Lives Matter

Southern California Public Radio Statement on Black Lives Matter

As an organization we condemn systemic racism -- and racism of any kind -- and remain committed to reflecting the diverse communities we serve. With that in mind, we say the statement "Black Lives Matter" reinforces our commitment.

County CEO's New Budget Would Eliminate Thousands Of Jobs And Drastically Cut Sheriff's Department

County CEO's New Budget Would Eliminate Thousands Of Jobs And Drastically Cut Sheriff's Department

L.A. County's revised spending proposal released Thursday slices 8% from all department budgets and includes 655 potential layoffs. The plan includes cuts to the Sheriff's Department.

'We Do Need This Change': Child Care Union Election Underway

'We Do Need This Change': Child Care Union Election Underway

After more than a decade of fighting for the right to bargain for better pay, California child care providers will vote on unionizing. 

Boyle Heights Community Reacts To Councilman Jose Huizar's Arrest

Boyle Heights Community Reacts To Councilman Jose Huizar's Arrest

In Boyle Heights, part of L.A. City Councilman Jose Huizar's district and also where he lives and grew up, locals have mixed feelings about his arrest this week.

Utility Bill Forgiveness Is Coming To Help (Some) Angelenos

Utility Bill Forgiveness Is Coming To Help (Some) Angelenos

If you lost income during the pandemic and have been letting those gas or electric bills go unpaid, you may be able to erase the debt under new rules adopted this month.

Trump's Latest Immigration Bans Are Supposed To Last Through End Of Year, But Impact Could Last Much Longer

Trump's Latest Immigration Bans Are Supposed To Last Through End Of Year, But Impact Could Last Much Longer

Trump's newly announced freeze on several categories of work visas, and extended restrictions on green cards, is already hitting some local households hard.

LAUSD Board Considered Three Resolutions To Reform School Police. None Of Them Passed

LAUSD Board Considered Three Resolutions To Reform School Police. None Of Them Passed

One of the resolutions would have drastically reduced funding to the district's police department.

In Their Own Words: The Class Of 2020 Reflects On Senior Year

In Their Own Words: The Class Of 2020 Reflects On Senior Year

Prom, final hugs with friends and teachers and even graduation itself have been taken away or morphed into experiences which don't resemble the usual rites of passage for the Class of 2020. We wanted to hear from high schoolers -- in their own words and through their own creative works -- about their upended senior year.

'It's Our Money -- We Need To Claim It': Census Uses Caravans To Spread The Word

'It's Our Money -- We Need To Claim It': Census Uses Caravans To Spread The Word

Almost two dozens caravans hit the streets throughout L.A. County, as census response rates remain extremely low in some communities.

LA's Slow Streets Program Is Growing And Could Become Permanent

LA's Slow Streets Program Is Growing And Could Become Permanent

The temporary program was launched in mid-May to give Angelenos more space to get fresh air and exercise in their neighborhoods amid stay-at-home orders. City Councilmember David Ryu says the city should allow neighborhoods to keep them in place.

UCLA Economists Say We're In For A 'Depression-Like Crisis'

UCLA Economists Say We're In For A 'Depression-Like Crisis'

Workers in retail and hospitality could take the longest to recover.

LA Councilman Jose Huizar Arrested By FBI, Accused Of Leading 'Criminal Enterprise' From City Hall

LA Councilman Jose Huizar Arrested By FBI, Accused Of Leading 'Criminal Enterprise' From City Hall

Huizar's arrest follows a string of corruption-related charges connected to an FBI investigation into a "pay-to-play" scheme tied to land development. The investigation was given the codename "Casino Loyale."

Information Slow To Trickle In After 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Oaxaca, Mexico

Information Slow To Trickle In After 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Oaxaca, Mexico

Memories of the deadly 2017 earthquake came flooding back as Oaxaca, Mexico was hit by a 7.4 magnitude earthquake, killing at least one.

The COVID-19 Recession Risks Facing Working High School Students: Stress, Disengagement  -- And Dropping Out?

The COVID-19 Recession Risks Facing Working High School Students: Stress, Disengagement -- And Dropping Out?

Some worry these students could be dropout risks, particularly if they're "the only people in the family bringing in income."

Why Advocates Want Police Out Of LAUSD Schools

Why Advocates Want Police Out Of LAUSD Schools

The school board will vote on resolutions reexamining the role of the district's police force on Tuesday.

PHOTOS: The March On Compton Sheriff's Station To Protest The Shooting Of Andres Guardado

PHOTOS: The March On Compton Sheriff's Station To Protest The Shooting Of Andres Guardado

Hundreds of people spent their Father's Day marching from the auto body shop where Andres Guardado was shot and killed to the Compton Sheriff's station where the deputy who shot and killed him is based. Here are some key images and moments from the day.

Fractured Skulls, Lost Eyes: Police Often Break Their Own Rules Using 'Rubber Bullets'

Fractured Skulls, Lost Eyes: Police Often Break Their Own Rules Using 'Rubber Bullets'

At least 60 protesters have sustained serious head injuries, including a broken jaw, traumatic brain injuries and blindness, according to an investigation from Kaiser Health News and USA Today.

Immigrant Detainees At Adelanto Say Officers Pepper-Sprayed Them For Peacefully Protesting

Immigrant Detainees At Adelanto Say Officers Pepper-Sprayed Them For Peacefully Protesting

"I went into my room and started throwing up, and my eyes were burning."

This Father's Day, Hear From These Black Dads Who Are Hoping For A Better Future For Their Sons

This Father's Day, Hear From These Black Dads Who Are Hoping For A Better Future For Their Sons

We hear directly from four dads about their hopes for their sons in the wake of a surging Black Lives Matter movement.

Activists Tore Down A Statue Of Junipero Serra In Solidarity With Black Lives Matter

Activists Tore Down A Statue Of Junipero Serra In Solidarity With Black Lives Matter

"Here, in what is currently known as California, the legacy of slavery was operationalized by and linked to the Mission system."

Sheriff's Department Says Shooting Victim Possessed An Illegal Gun. Family Disputes That Claim

Sheriff's Department Says Shooting Victim Possessed An Illegal Gun. Family Disputes That Claim

Andres Guardado was working as a security guard for a Gardena auto body shop when deputies drove up Thursday night.

PHOTOS: Juneteenth in Leimert Park -- A Celebration of Black Joy During Difficult Times

PHOTOS: Juneteenth in Leimert Park -- A Celebration of Black Joy During Difficult Times

By many people's accounts this was the largest crowd they'd seen, in the 11 years of Leimert Park's annual Juneteenth Celebration.

Mis Ángeles: For A Taquero Working In The Pacific Palisades, DACA Victory Means A Bigger Fight Looms

Mis Ángeles: For A Taquero Working In The Pacific Palisades, DACA Victory Means A Bigger Fight Looms

Rudy Barrientos said even as he processed the win: "Right away, I was thinking there's probably gonna be more fight against us from the other side now,because you know that every action has an equal and opposite reaction."

Lessons Learned While Being Black: 'I'll Never Be Above Scrutiny'

Lessons Learned While Being Black: 'I'll Never Be Above Scrutiny'

For some, racism has resulted in obscene and life-threatening actions. For me, it's been a never-ending journey of internalizing microaggressions and trying to live above them.

Your No-Panic Guide To LA Life, And The New (And Changing) Coronavirus Rules

Your No-Panic Guide To LA Life, And The New (And Changing) Coronavirus Rules

Your guide to navigating the new normal in Los Angeles and Southern California.

Does The Supreme Court Ruling On DACA Open Up Applications Again? Questions Remain

Does The Supreme Court Ruling On DACA Open Up Applications Again? Questions Remain

Immigration experts say the Supreme Court ruling on DACA should open the program to new applicants once more. But federal immigration officials have not made that clear.

'It Was A Relief': DACA Students Find Hope In Supreme Court Ruling

'It Was A Relief': DACA Students Find Hope In Supreme Court Ruling

DACA could still be challenged. But for now, college students can focus on their studies.

LA Metro Leaders Want To Rethink Policing On The County's Transit System

LA Metro Leaders Want To Rethink Policing On The County's Transit System

An upcoming motion seeks to develop programs and policies that would shift resources from armed law enforcement in favor of unarmed, care-based approaches.

Geography of Despair: Homeless Deaths Are LA's Other Epidemic

Geography of Despair: Homeless Deaths Are LA's Other Epidemic

More than 1,000 people without homes died in L.A. County in 2019. Now the county's homeless must face the coronavirus.

Supreme Court Upholds DACA, Protecting 'Dreamers' (For Now)

Supreme Court Upholds DACA, Protecting 'Dreamers' (For Now)

The Supreme Court decision has been highly anticipated in California which has the most DACA recipients of any state -- about 200,000.

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