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L.A. teachers’ union sets Jan. 10 strike date

LOS ANGELES — After nearly two years of failed negotiations, mediation and fact-finding sessions, the union representing 33,000 Los Angeles Unified School District teachers announced Dec. 19 it will go on strike Jan. 10 unless an 11th-hour labor deal is reached. United Teachers Los Angeles President Alex Caputo-Pearl said there has been no movement from Read More…

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Lawsuit planned in death of homeless black man-Family attorney to file lawsuit for $525 million

LOS ANGELES — An attorney representing the family of a 21-year-old African-American male fatally shot after a confrontation with a Walgreens security guard in Hollywood earlier this month announced a $525 million lawsuit against the company Dec. 11. Jonathan Hart was shopping with friends at the Walgreens in Hollywood on Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street Read More…