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Supervisors delay decision on women’s jail for three weeks

LOS ANGELES — The county’s plan to retrofit an immigration detention center in Lancaster as a women’s jail, long opposed by criminal justice advocates, seems likely to be abandoned in its current form based on the lack of support from the Board of Supervisors Jan. 8. A vote to approve a $215 million budget for Read More…

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No talks scheduled as teachers’ strike reaches third day

LOS ANGELES — The first teachers strike to hit the Los Angeles Unified School District in 30 years went into its third day Jan. 16, with thousands of educators picketing for increased pay, smaller class sizes and the hiring of more support staff, such as nurses, counselors and librarians. No new contract talks have been Read More…

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LAUSD teachers walk picket lines in the rain

LOS ANGELES — Thousands of teachers staffed picket lines in the rain Jan. 14, beginning the first teachers strike targeting the Los Angeles Unified School District in 30 years, but schools remained open and district officials called for a resumption of contract negotiations. “We are here for the kids, to try to get the district Read More…