Police Fatally Shoot Man 20 Times After Suspected Bike Violation

By Lucy Nicholson and Steve Gorman, Reuters. -

Los Angeles - A Black man who was stopped on his bicycle for an alleged “vehicle code” violation was shot to death by two Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies, who fired 15 to 20 rounds after the man [...]

Antifascists Are Facing Off Against The Far-Right, Backed By Local Cops

By It's Going Down. -

Every Friday in Sunland-Tujunga, a small neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of the city of Los Angeles, just 15 minutes from Downtown LA, a group of violent far-Right Trump supporters [...]

LA County OKs Coronavirus ‘Health Councils’ To Watch Worker Safety

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, July 21, approved a proposal to facilitate worker-led “health councils” to monitor business compliance with public health [...]

Scheer Intelligence: The Cartoonist The Cops Didn’t Let Get Away

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

Ted Rall, the Pulitzer Prize finalist, columnist and cartoonist joins Robert Scheer on in this week’s episode of “Scheer Intelligence” to talk about his firing by the Los Angeles Times and and [...]

The Struggle For No Police In Los Angeles Schools: Victory In Sight

By Eric Mann, Counterpunch. -

On Tuesday, June 23, in Los Angeles, the decade’s long struggle for No Police in the Schools had a major breakthrough. Los Angeles School Board member Monica Garcia introduced the most structural [...]

LA City Council President Introduces Motion To Cut LAPD Funding

By John Bowden, The Hill. -

The president of Los Angeles's city council introduced a motion Wednesday that would direct officials to identify millions of dollars' worth of funding cuts to the Los Angeles Police Department [...]

Another Group Of Homeless Moms And Families Are Taking Over A House — This Time In L.A.

By Liam Dillon and Laura J. Nelson, Latimes.com -

Weeks after a group of homeless mothers took over a vacant house in Oakland and managed to keep it, another group of moms is trying to do the same in Los Angeles. On Saturday morning, the [...]

Group That Sued LAPD Over Controversial Data Policing Programs Claims Victory

By Emmanuel Morgan, Latimes.com -

The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition, a grassroots advocacy organization, claimed a major victory against the Los Angeles Police Department on Tuesday after the agency released key details of data [...]

Los Angeles And San Francisco Announce They Are Moving Forward With Plans To Start Public Banks

By Staff, Publicbankinginstitute.org -

Close on the heels of the Public Banking Act being signed into law last week, LA City Council President Herb Wesson announced he will be introducing a motion within the week to hire a banking [...]

Los Angeles County Sues Monsanto Over Chemical Contamination

By Andrew Emett, Nationofchange.org -

According to the lawsuit, Monsanto had been aware that polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were harmful but concealed the data for years while polluting the water. Los Angeles County recently filed [...]

Thousands Of Uber Drivers Are Striking In Los Angeles

By Alexia Fernández Campbell, Vox.com  -

Uber and Lyft drivers in Los Angeles are refusing to pick up customers today — part of a one-day strike to protest Uber’s recent decision to slash pay rates for drivers in the area. Last week, [...]

Public Schools Should Offer More Vegan Menus

By Staff, Pe.com -

LOS ANGELES – Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian, D-Van Nuys, announced proposed legislation Wednesday that he said would provide incentives for public schools across the state to offer students a [...]

Some Early Lessons From The Los Angeles Teachers Strike

By Bruce A. Dixon, Blackagendareport.com -

Corporate media absolutely won’t tell you this, but this year’s Los Angeles teachers strike is the latest chapter in the long running struggle against the privatization of public education in the [...]

Canada’s Reconciliation Fail, LA Teacher’s Strike Big Picture & The Commodified Self

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

How the lie of a struggling school district drove LA teachers to strike – and the larger fight for public school funding vs. charter school elitism that these actions highlight. Next, in the [...]

UTLA Reaches Bargaining Deal With District

By Staff, Utla.net -

After six days on strike along with parents, students and community members across Los Angeles, we have reached a historic agreement that addresses major issues impacting our schools, students [...]