OC Register Owner Orders Worker Furloughs At Long Beach PaperFreedom Communications Inc., which owns the Orange County Register, announced Tuesday it is imposing furloughs, cutting staff and ending daily publication of the Long Beach newspaper it started last year.
Report: Earthquake Expert Dr. Lucy Jones, Others FurloughedThe partial government shutdown has resulted in the furlough of well-known seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones along with about 30 others in Pasadena, according to a KNX 1070 report.
Pay Uncertain For Hotshot Crews Battling Wildfires During Government ShutdownThe elite fire fighting crews known as "Hotshots" who fight wildfires across the country are continuing to work despite uncertainty surrounding their pay during the government shutdown.
LAUSD Faces Criticism For Plan To Buy iPads For 600,000 StudentsLAUSD Board President Monica Garcia says the purchase of an estimated 600,000 tablet computers is critical to 'closing the digital divide'.
LA Schools To Restore Hundreds Of Non-Teaching Jobs Hundreds of jobs could soon return to local schools after the Los Angeles Unified School District reached a deal with a state labor union.
Chief Justice: Service Cuts May 'Fundamentally' Change Calif. CourtsAs California struggles to regain its financial footing, the budget axe could soon fall on the state's justice system.
LA Schools Save 5,000 Jobs Through FurloughsThe Los Angeles Unified School District has rescinded about 5,000 layoffs planned for teachers, counselors, bus drivers, cafeteria workers and other district employees.
Furloughs Vs. Layoffs: 40,000 LA Teachers Vote On Proposed Pay CutsIf passed, the vote would immediately rescind layoff notices sent to some 3,400 teachers, nurses, librarians and counselors.
Teacher's Union, LAUSD Reach Tenative Agreement The Los Angeles Unified School District announced Friday that it has reached a tentative agreement with United Teachers Los Angeles and will save about 3,400 jobs and maintain class sizes in elementary schools at their current levels.
Mayor Orders Furloughs For LA Workers After Labor Deal Falls ShortMayor Antonio Villaraigosa ordered 42 furlough days for groups who rejected a proposed contract outline agreed to by 15 other labor groups.
Proposed Villaraigosa Budget To Include FurloughsMayor Antonio Villaraigosa Wednesday is expected to release a proposed $6.9 billion budget in which city employees will get more than a month of furlough days per year.
LA Official: Labor Deal Not Guaranteed To Stop LayoffsThe lead city negotiator in recent talks with the Coalition of L.A. City Unions says furloughs may be out, but layoffs are not out of the question.