Amanda Lee’s Recent Stories
Education Jan 23Los Angeles teachers go back to school after reaching deal
Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers returned to work Wednesday after voting to ratify a contract deal between their union and school officials, ending a six-day strike at the nation's second-largest district.
Nation Dec 07Storm brings record rainfall to Southern California in wake of wildfires
Multiple people had to be rescued in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Diego counties as water overcame roadways and at times submerged cars. More than 300 people living in a San Diego shelter had to be evacuated to a…
Nation Aug 19Migrant spouse of pregnant woman detained on way to hospital
A California woman said Saturday that she had to drive herself to the hospital and give birth without her husband after he was detained by immigration agents.
Nation Aug 14Yosemite park reopens, but the wildfire’s toll on tourism is still felt
Yosemite National Park closed for 20 days after a wildfire peaked during its busiest month for tourism. As a result, visitor bureaus in the area and the park estimate roughly $50 million in losses.
Nation Jul 27Massive Northern California wildfire kills second firefighter
An explosive wildfire raged through several Northern California communities, killing two firefighters and destroying dozens of homes after thousands of terrified residents fled in miles-long traffic jams.
Nation Oct 03Acts of heroism emerge from chaos of Las Vegas shooting
There was a man one survivor knows only as Zach who herded people to a safe place. There was a registered nurse from Tennessee who died shielding his wife.