Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Teacher under investigation for kicking 5yr old girl on video

“No child should have to experience that. It’s a horrible situation. We feel terrible about it and that person no longer works for us.”

‘We teach, we vote!:’ 10,000 teachers rise up against Republican legislature in deep red...

Led by the grassroots group SC for Ed, teachers from across the traditionally deep red state took personal days to stage the walkout.
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Inglewood mayor involved in crash that injured LAPD motorcycle officer

While no arrests have been made, the LAPD continues to investigate the crash for any potential criminal charges.

On the (Empire’s) Waterfront

Remember the famous taxicab scene from the great film On the Waterfront? Ex-boxer Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando) telling his older brother Charlie...

Marijuana with a mission: Brother David’s quest to turn the cannabis industry truly green...

"We need to promote Sun+Earth and other high-bar standards—because it’s best for the Earth in this age of climate crisis, and produces the cleanest, greenest and most ethical cannabis possible.”

Why now is the time to connect the pipeline fights

By moving to a network of local campaigns, it’s possible to support both the Green New Deal and keep carbon in the ground.

Tackling the ‘Impossible’: Ending Violence

Whenever, in ordinary circumstances, the subject of violence comes up, most people throw up their hands in horror and comment along the...

Police shoot 3 children while firing at robbery suspect

According to the mother, two of her children suffered head wounds, while her third child survived gunshot wounds to the face.

Former police officer sentenced to 25 years for killing stranded motorist

Convicted of manslaughter while armed with a firearm and attempted first-degree murder, Raja was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison.

‘Landmark’ victory for first amendment as court strikes down Texas anti-BDS law

Bahia Amawi, a speech pathologist who lost her job due to the law, celebrated the ruling as "a huge win not just for me, but for everybody here in Texas."