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  • LAX union protesters arrested; delays anger travelers

     
    Protesting LAX workers hit the streets near the airport Wednesday, forcing some closures, snarling traffic and delaying holiday travelers trying to leave town for Thanksgiving....
  • State appointed administrator of Inglewood school district steps down

     
    Kent Taylor, the state administrator in charge of the financially troubled Inglewood School District, resigned from the position Friday after the Department of Education learned of an agreement he made with the local teachers union without approval from...
  • Evaluation agreement clears union hurdle; teachers endorse Zimmer

     
    The governing body of the Los Angeles teachers union has endorsed a tentative agreement on teacher evaluations that incorporates the results of student standardized test scores. The approval was a key hurdle but rank-and-file members will have the final...
  • LAUSD workers union endorses both school board incumbents

     
    An important labor group has announced its candidate endorsements for the Los Angeles Board of education, days after the powerful teacher union issued its choices for the March election....
  • Montebello officials find 2nd off-the-books bank account

     
    Montebello city officials said Thursday night that they have found a second off-the-books bank account that once contained nearly a million dollars and now has only $5,000....
  • Guild to hold new board election after Labor Dept. says Wexler was unfairly disqualifed

     
    Haskell Wexler has won two Academy Awards and was judged by his peers as one of the 10 most influential cinematographers in movie history. But the 89-year-old director of photography best known for his work on the 1966 film "Who's......
  • On Wisconsin: This time, Democrats are the obstructionists

     
    It seems like only yesterday -– wait, actually, it was Friday -– that The Times editorial page was decrying Republican lawmakers in California for collecting a paycheck while failing to do their jobs, refusing to negotiate on solutions to the....
  • LIBYA: Popular TV cleric issues fatwa against Kadafi

     
    Sheik Yusuf Qaradawi, head of the International Union for Muslim Scholars, issued a fatwa on live television (Arabic link) Monday night urging the Libyan army to kill the country's embattled leader, Moammar Kadafi. "It is not heroism to fight your......
  • Wisconsin showdown and Hitler and the trade unions

     
        I've been closely following the protests in Wisconsin over whether public employee unions should lose some of their bargaining rights, as their Gov. Scott (Walker) wants to do – and might possibly have crossed the mind of our own Gov. Scott,...
  • Lawsuit contends FBI violated rights of hundreds of Muslim Americans

     
    A federal class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday contends the FBI violated the First Amendment rights of hundreds of Muslims by using a paid informant to target and monitor several Southern California mosques....
  • Protest music returns, courtesy of Dropkick Murphys

     
    Dropkick Murphys have released an advance stream of a new song “Take ‘Em Down” in support of the thousands of Wisconsin union workers protesting the governor’s budget plan. You can find the song here. In addition, as part of...
  • Feb. 22, 2011 buzz: Let this be a death knell for government unions

     
    Most viewed, commented, shared and Tweeted: Op-Ed columnist Jonah Goldberg has stirred the pot with this Tuesday column, Public unions must go, in which he says: Public unions have been a 50-year mistake. […] And this gets to the real......