Tag: Los Angeles
Los Angeles’ long, troubled history with urban oil drilling is nearing...
The state has proposed a 3,200-foot setback rule for new wells, but this has not yet gone into effect and does little to address health concerns for residents who live near existing wells.
‘Operation Lost Angels’ recovers 33 missing children during Human Trafficking Awareness...
Child trafficking cases have increases in recent years.
L.A. firefighter accepts suspension for punching handcuffed patient on video
The firefighter initially rejected the suspension before videos of the incident were released to the public.
Former LA Councilman pleads guilty to obstructing federal corruption probe
If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in federal prison.
Political fundraiser admits to bribing LA City Councilmember
The Councilmember reportedly agreed to help the developer’s real estate project in exchange for a $500,000 bribe.
Climate change fuels hellfire in the City of Angels
Warm, dry climate change conditions have made housing in LA's "Wildland-Urban Interface" dangerous.
Los Angeles school board commits to renewable energy after months of...
"This 100% Clean Energy school district commitment demonstrates what can happen when students, parents, teachers and school district leaders work to move the needle on climate."
A climate-resilient Los Angeles must first address its polluted past
Can a big city be truly sustainable in the age of climate change? Los Angeles is trying to find out.
Former LA County Sheriff faces 3yrs in prison after losing appeal
On Wednesday, a three-judge panel from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decided Lee Baca’s rights had not been violated during his trial – the appeals panel determined that the trial was fair and the conviction legally sound.
What LA teachers tell us about rising inequality
We ought to see their struggle as “a strike for democracy – against the plans of a tiny clique of billionaires to unilaterally impose their vision for the world.”