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United Teachers Los Angeles endorsed their opponents during the campaign, but will now have to work with Nick Melvoin and Kelly Gonez. The first order of business: a new contract.
Self-employed Californians have higher uninsurance rates than other workers, but an analysis released Thursday shows that improved under the Affordable Care Act.
Xavier Becerra joined a legal effort to intervene in a federal lawsuit to defend the subsidies that reduce out-of-pocket health costs for lower-income people.
Today, one in six newlyweds marry someone outside their race, which appears to allude to a more accepting society.
A yearlong delay for the Rams and Chargers to move into their new home in Inglewood will likely cost the teams tens of millions of dollars in lost revenue.
In the meantime, some are producing their own shows or creating material for alternative platforms like YouTube.
The matter of foreign aid has taken on renewed urgency in the Trump administration. And it turns out it isn't easy to figure out whether it's effective.
The livelihoods of farmers and ranchers are intimately tied to weather and the environment. But they may no longer be able to depend on government research to help them adapt to climate change.
A gang sweep resulting in nearly two dozen arrests Wednesday has been called the largest ever conducted in Los Angeles. Here's what we know about the MS-13 gang and how big this bust might be.
Cornell died Wednesday night in Detroit, his representative said in a statement to NPR. Brian Bumbery called the death "sudden and unexpected" and said the singer's wife and family were shocked by it.
Tuesday’s elections shifted the balance of power on the L.A. School Board; a majority of the board will have been endorsed by charter school advocates.
Now that LA voters have decided they want more civilians on LAPD discipline panels by passing Measure C, the city council must figure out the details of how that will work.
The deputy Interior secretary helps manage a fifth of the nation's land. Nominee David Bernhardt has lobbied on behalf of water and energy interests in the past.
Authorities are conducting another search at a park in South Pasadena for clues in the disappearance of a 5-year-old boy missing for nearly a month.
The morning after former FBI Director Robert Mueller was named special counsel overseeing the investigation into Trump team ties to Russia, the president is upping the grievance politics.
Robert Mueller led arguably the biggest FBI overhaul in the bureau's history during his 12-year term as director. Now, he'll investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Immigration officials say in the president's first 100 days, immigrant arrests nationwide rose by 38 percent. In the Los Angeles area, arrests are up by about 5 percent.
The Creative Industry Coalition is building up partnerships with studios and production companies to provide classroom visits and equipment donations to schools.
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When Nick Melvoin and — assuming her narrow lead in Tuesday's election holds — Kelly Gonez are sworn in as the newest members of the Los Angeles Unified School Board in July, the balance of power on the board will shift.
While there may be misconceptions about Islam in the western world, one of the most prominent is the notion that Islam is a rigid religion that hasn’t changed much since its origin.
The president calls it “the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history.”
Earlier this month, we spoke with former LA County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky who was in favor of a bill that would increase the number of LA County Board Supervisors from 5 to 7, as well as create a powerful new elected executive position.
A Martinez talks to police oversight expert: according to the research, Measure C's success may depend on something that isn't so dependable.
Backers of charter schools have won a decisive victory and now there's a major shift in school board politics which brings a big defeat for the teachers union.
A Martinez speaks with Mayor Garcetti about the newly passed Measure C, his recent trip to Washington D.C., and L.A.'s bid to host the 20204 Olympics.
Bike lanes are few and far between in Los Angeles, but the city is adding bike hubs to some Metro stops and will add more miles to the L.A. River bike path
The new strategy: Target several vulnerable California Republican lawmakers.
California's foster youth might act out because of their circumstances. But in some state shelters and group homes, they are arrested instead of counseled.
To help understand what this means for the nation's second largest school district, Take Two's A Martinez speaks with KPCC education reporter Kyle Stokes.
Dwain Worrell was teaching English in China when he submitted a screenplay through Amazon's open submission site. Weeks later he was headed back to the US with a movie deal in hand.
The actress talks about becoming Serena Joy Waterford, filming during the U.S. presidential election, and why this character was so hard to let go of.
The Loh Down On Science
NBC4 investigative reporter Joel Bellman talks with KPCC's John Rabe about the latest installment of LA's Nuclear Secret, an 8-part series on chemical and nuclear contamination from the Santa Susana Field Laboratory.
The late Keith Mitchell showed his stuff early in Monitor and The Romans, adventurous, seriously fun bands of the 70s and 80s.