March 21, 2023



‘The strike will begin at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 21, and continue through Thursday, March 23,’ according to a statement from Local 99 of Service Employees International Union.


In parts of California’s Central Valley, farmlands are being used to soak up storm water and replenish depleted groundwater.

Land-back movement

By naming it the Chief Ya’anna Learning Village, a school official said they will pay tribute to an Indigenous leader who offered refuge to Indigenous immigrants.

2028 Olympics

Fifty-seven percent of residents believe the 2028 Summer Games will be good for L.A., according to a new poll. Younger Angelenos are more skeptical.

The New West

Once solidly Republican, the West has become political bedrock for Democrats. No state has changed as emphatically in the last two decades as Colorado, columnist Mark Barabak writes.


Crisis in Israel deepens over the new government’s radical plans, which have alienated and dismayed Israelis and Jewish Americans alike.

L.A. Times Plants

Prisk Native Garden’s fragrant blooms usually are inaccessible to the public, but this spring you have two chances to visit during SoCal’s many spring garden tours.


Editors’ Pick

New Anaheim mayor Ashleigh Aitken ‘can’t imagine a future in Anaheim without the Angels’ and is open to working with Arte Moreno on a stadium deal.


Here is what you may have missed: A massive three-day strike may shut down L.A. public schools; Newsom wants to transform San Quentin; and California prison program trains addiction counselors.



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