Community activists and parents packed City Hall Tuesday to call upon officials to address what they say is a shortage of crossing guards at nearly 170 intersections near schools.
That ranking Thursday by the U.S. Drought Monitor marks a 22-percent, one-week jump in California territory suffering what monitors call “exceptional drought.”
California is at a “tipping point,” say leading climatologists, as a historic drought enters its fourth year with no end in sight.
Some people say we have plenty of water, even though we’re in a drought.
The shortage happens every summer. People who normally donate go on vacation.
Are you busy next Tuesday? If not, election officials say they can use you.
Ambulance crews with the Los Angeles Fire Department faced nearly 37,000 hours in delays last year due to hospital bed shortages, costing taxpayers about $6 million, according to a report released Thursday.
At least two restaurants in Fullerton and Costa Mesa are offering their $10 margaritas for 25 cents to customers who hand over a bag of homegrown limes.
Southern California may be forced to take conservation steps next year in the face of a potential water shortage, state water officials said Monday.
A state lawmaker from the Southland on Friday urged the governor of California to help slow the sharp rise in gas prices statewide.
Gas prices rose another 19.2 cents overnight in what’s believed to be the largest price increase within a 24-hour period.
A record spike in gas prices has left several independent stations around the Southland — and one major wholesaler — with empty gas pumps.
A new survey suggests a shaky California economy and the lure of retirement could both be behind a dwindling supply of teachers statewide.
A mass exodus of young children is underway in the Southland, a trend one researcher warns could lead to a critical shortage of workers in the future.