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Minimum Wage Hike Would Cut County’s ‘Safety Net’ Costs

The City of Los Angeles last month voted to increase its minimum wage to $15 by 2020. Now the County Board of Supervisors is being asked to raise the minimum wage... Read more »

Seizure of Property Prior to Conviction Really Not Fair

Is suspicion of being involved in drug sales reason enough for law enforcement agencies in California to be able to seize a person’s property even if they haven’t... Read more »

Continuing to Fall Short on LCFF Transparency

In the lead-up to this year’s budget agreement, the Assembly Budget Committee approved a proposal intended to make the state’s K-12 school funding formula, the... Read more »

Lighting a Legal Fuse

Climate action is finally gaining ground in Washington. No, not that Washington. Following their victory in a Seattle court, eight children are pressing Washington... Read more »

State & Feds Must Address Transportation Funding Crisis

The Federal Highway Trust Fund will expire on July 31 and California’s highways are falling apart. The businesses and residents of California are angry and frustrated... Read more »

Chicana Service Action Center: So Disappointing If It’s All True

Reports Wednesday that administrators at a venerable charitable organization have strayed far from the organization’s mission to help the disenfranchised in Latino... Read more »

You Sir, Are Fired

NBC Universal follows the lead of the USA’s largest Spanish-language television/radio network in dumping Donald Trump and his beauty pageants from its networks.... Read more »

Trump: A Joker in the GOP’s Presidential Deck

“Some people,” as Barry Switzer famously declared (rather oddly for a football coach),  ”are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.”... Read more »

Extreme Drought Adds Danger to Fourth of July

For more than two hundred years, Americans have been celebrating the 4th of July with parades, picnics and the exploding of bright and colorful fireworks in the... Read more »

The Pope Needs to Go Even Further on the Environment

The message of Pope Francis on the environment is welcome, but he needs to go further. The pope showed tremendous courage and leadership on this issue. He will persuade... Read more »

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