TEVISTON, Calif. — Bertha Mae Beavers remembers hearing stories as a child about the promises of California, a place so rich with jobs and opportunity that money, she was told, “grew on trees.” So in summer
Labor unions and community groups are pursuing an increasingly successful strategy to force employers to pay their workers more: minimum wages for specific occupations and industries. The effort has resulted
Neil Stayner has been a truck driver since 2001. But now that trucking rates have dipped significantly, he's out. "My business is finished, because the cost of freight has dropped to an all-time low,"
Broadies Byas’s home is a hidden gem. From the outside, it looks unassuming, if somewhat neglected. But past the porch of the Victorian townhouse a rich interior reveals itself: tall ceilings, a mahogany
With Santa Ana winds bringing red-flag fire danger to Southern California, the Los Angeles Police Department plans to remove some homeless people from camps in high-risk areas. LAPD spokesman Josh Rubenstein
As the homelessness crisis grows in downtown Los Angeles, government employees have told authorities they don’t feel safe entering and leaving buildings and retail shops in the Civic Center area, officials
In the freezing and sparsely populated state, safe housing is the key to survival. But what happens when budget cuts make providing such shelter untenable? Allan Lamprey had been homeless for almost all
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson expressed concern about “big, hairy men” trying to infiltrate women’s homeless shelters during an internal meeting, according to three people present