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Stories by David Wagner
Despite pushback from some local business owners, Pasadena's City Council voted on Monday to keep the city's minimum wage higher than the state requires.
California is on track to reach a $15 minimum wage in coming years. Some cities will get there faster than others. Here's what happened when Pasadena raised wages.
California is on track to reach a $15 minimum wage in coming years, and some cities are getting there faster than others.
Health insurance and higher ed could become more affordable for the middle class — but probably not the cost of caring for aging family members.
"Unless we get serious about it, this state will continue to lose its middle class, and the dream will be limited to fewer and fewer people."
One church in Ontario is opening a food pantry this weekend for employees at the nearby Ontario International Airport who are now working without pay.
California’s high cost of living can drive today’s migrants away from the very areas providing the most help.
Shoppers who hit the stores bright and early on Black Friday might have been smart to buy now rather than later — and not just because of door-busting deals.
Grocers are pulling romaine lettuce from their shelves. Salad spots are taking it off the menu. And California farmers are destroying crops.
The Board of Supervisors heard from fire officials and residents about the response to the Woolsey Fire on Tuesday. At times, the meeting was tense.
While Disney allies appear to have won a firm majority on Anaheim’s city council, voters were split on a living wage measure that seeks to target Disneyland.
State Sen. Ed Hernandez and businesswoman Eleni Kounalakis are both Democrats who agree on many issues. But there's a big gap in their campaign fundraising.
Ideas include shutting off their water and power, padlocking their doors, stepping up fines for their employees and creating a new building code inspection team.
A new state law puts an end to the requirement that low-income and homeless housing developers obtain a "letter of acknowledgement" from local council members.
The initiative would raise wages to $18 an hour by 2022 for employers receiving subsidies from the city. But Anaheim's city attorney says Disneyland isn't covered.