Thousands of applicants are expected to compete for hundreds of positions at the Los Angeles Fire Department after a three-year hiring freeze.
Officials are warning drought conditions combined with dry vegetation may be setting Southern California up for a fierce fire season.
Pink slips are being handed out to over 150 employees even as hundreds more may lose a huge chunk of their paycheck.
The Los Angeles Fire Department is facing renewed scrutiny over its emergency response times after a report found errors in the computer software used to compile the data.
A convention bringing together parents and educators from across the state kicked off in Anaheim on Wednesday.
The attorney general’s office said requiring students to pay the full cost of classes is not allowed under the California Education Code.
The president of the firefighters union says commissioners now support tapping the reserve fund to bring back ambulances, engines, and the staff to operate them.
A $220 million shortfall behind the mayor’s threat has left already-squeezed municipal workers incensed.
A geophysics professor is warning of a potentially dire impact from proposed cuts to warning systems off the California coast.
Gov. Jerry Brown is scheduled to be in Irvine Thursday morning, where he will push for support of his controversial new budget proposal.
An innovative program that would help children transition into kindergarten may be put on hold as California works to bridge its budget deficit.
Both the mayor and the police chief say the city’s tumbling crime rate should not be a signal to trim the LAPD’s budget.
The Los Angeles Unified School District plans to file a lawsuit against the state Wednesday in hopes of blocking $38 million in cuts to its transportation program.
Californians will find out Tuesday how much the state will automatically cut from public schools, higher education and a range of state services.
Pierce College in Woodland Hills considers itself a community college with a university attitude, still able to offer a wide range of majors even as the demand increases and the budget decreases.