Teachers in Oklahoma and West Virginia were striking against austerity. But Los Angeles has the budget to fund smaller classrooms and school nurses. They also have a "bone-headed" superintendent. Watch this space.
The LA School System has a budget with a surplus set aside, but won't spend it on reducing current classroom size or making sure schools have nurses and guidance counselors?
Let's go full Anime!
I hope you like beautiful singing voices because that's exactly what you're getting tonight.
The increase, which the City Council passed in a 14-to-1 vote, comes as workers across the country are rallying for higher wages.
And if you believe that, I have some swampland in New Jersey I'd like to sell you.
(LA Times) Investigators are looking for additional video that could shed light on Sunday's fatal shooting of a man on skid row by Los Angeles police officers. The shooting was captured on a graphic video shot by a bystander, who posted it on Facebook. It had been viewed more than 6 million times in the first seven hours after it was posted.
"This is a historic fire, what we as firefighters would call a career fire. It's huge," Fire Department spokesman David Ortiz told NBC News.
The project, primarily powered by wind energy, would be the first of its kind in the United States.
The report, published by the union-backed Fix LA Coalition, notes that “the City of Los Angeles last year spent more on Wall Street fees than it did on our streets.”
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