Acting L.A. City Fire Chief James Featherstone warned the City Council Wednesday of an ongoing hiring crisis, noting the number of firefighters on the payroll has shrunk from 3,213 to 2,853 since 2008.
Nine Los Angeles-area public libraries are opening again on Sunday, starting Jan. 12.
After a $55 million bailout from the state last October, the board tasked with overseeing the District’s finances said further cuts are needed to help close an almost $18 million deficit this school year.
Flight delays continued Tuesday for a third day at LAX and other Southland airports due to forced furloughs of air traffic controllers.
A new report finds state budget cuts have led to a dramatic decline in student enrollment at California’s community colleges.
The Los Angeles County Superior Court says it will have to eliminate 511 jobs by late June as part of a sweeping effort to cut its budget by $85 million.
Hundreds of parents won a fight to keep a La Mirada elementary school open despite plans to shut it down because of budget cuts.
The Los Angeles Unified school board has elevated arts to an essential “core” subject in the district’s curriculum, exempting it from further budget cuts.
Inglewood Unified School District officials met Wednesday night to discuss cuts to wages and benefits as a means of meeting their tight budget.
The San Bernardino City Council is planning to eliminate more than 100 city jobs in order to trim a more than $45 million budget shortfall.
The San Bernardino City Council is meeting with several city departments Tuesday to discuss cutting jobs and costs.
The bankrupt city of San Bernardino is considering a plan to reduce police and fire protection in order to cut $18 million from its budget.
Southern California Edison officials said Monday they plan to cut 730 employees at the ailing San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, a decision that follows two years of analysis that included comparisons to similar nuclear plants.
Gov. Jerry Brown kicked off his campaign for tax increases at a Sacramento high school on Wednesday, warning that passing Proposition 30 is the only way to avoid billions of dollars in cuts to schools and higher education.
More than 150 employees of the LA Superior Court face being laid off Friday, according to officials.