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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.
Education Jan 18Los Angeles teachers’ strike enters 5th day amid talks
Clashes over pay, class sizes and support-staff levels in the Los Angeles school district with 640,000 students led to its first strike in 30 years.
Education Jan 14Los Angeles teachers go on strike but schools stay open with substitutes
Educators and parents wearing ponchos and rain boots and carrying umbrellas gathered downtown to march from City Hall to district headquarters in the pouring rain, pressing for higher pay and smaller class sizes that the district says could bankrupt the…
Nation Jan 09Los Angeles teachers strike looms in nation’s second-largest school district
Teachers in Los Angeles are preparing to strike Thursday to demand higher pay and smaller class sizes.
Nation Nov 12Some Southern California fire evacuations lifted
Some of the thousands of people who fled Southern California's huge wildfire were being allowed to return home, and traffic was flowing Monday on the major highway through the area after a closure of several days.
Politics Jul 24Heart of Yosemite National Park to close as crews battle wildfire
Over nearly two weeks, flames have churned through more than 57 square miles of timber in steep terrain of the Sierra Nevada just west of the park.
Nation Jul 21Authorities say 1 killed in LA market standoff
About three hours after he took hostages in a Trader Joe's, located in the Silver Lake area of Los Angeles, the suspect surrendered.