LA teachers union seeks to re-negotiate evaluation system

​​The union representing teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District wants to re-work how the district rates teachers' job performance.

Rising crime causes anxiety, speculation in Long Beach

The residents of Long Beach are experiencing a double-digit boost in robberies and thefts. It’s one of many California cities posting an increase in crime in 2015.

Samantha Bee brings a female perspective to late night TV

L.A. Times TV critic Mary McNamara says "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" is off to a good start, but laments that it's only a weekly show.


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Supreme Court puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on hold

A divided Supreme Court agreed to halt enforcement until after legal challenges are resolved. "These justices appear tone-deaf as they fiddle with procedural niceties," California Gov. Jerry Brown said.

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Pasadena mansion co-stars in 'Formation'

Fenyes Mansion in Pasadena

Despite being steeped in the culture of New Orleans, Beyonce's "Formation" video was shot in L.A., much of it at the historic Fenyes Mansion. Built in 1905, the Beaux Arts home was done up to look like a Southern plantation.

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LA homelessness: City, county pass plans. Now what?


City and county officials affirm their commitment to ending homelessness, but say they will need to find more revenues to fund their plans for the long-term.

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5 things to know about LA's big homelessness fix


After months of studies, bold declarations and public hearings, city and county officials are moving on their homelessness strategies. Here's what you need to know.

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4 things the New Hampshire primary will tell us

The polls are open in New Hampshire. A voter marks his ballot in the first-in-the-nation presidential primary Tuesday.

Did Rubio do serious damage during Saturday's debate? Does Trump need a better ground game? Will Sanders ride a huge win into other states? And how many more Republicans will leave the race? Follow NPR for the latest on the New Hampshire primary.