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3 days ago | Unions
There is more to a grave than digging a hole, the gravediggers say. The mechanics, welders and interment specialists at at Rose Hills Memorial Park & Mortuary voted 35 to 23 Friday to join the Cemetery Workers and Greens Attendants Union.
6 days ago | Weather
One terrifying fact about the Santa Ana effect in L.A.: Even though scientists can see the fire risk coming, they can't know when or where a fire will ignite.
10 days ago | Media
If the firing of the paper's editor in chief was meant to squash the union push, it might have had the opposite effect.
12 days ago | Neighborhoods
"Defend Boyle Heights has promised to disrupt it," said Hedi El Kholti, co-editor of Semiotext(e). "In this climate of harassment and online trolling, there'd be no point trying to have a conversation between Bruce Hainley and Chris Kraus about bi...
17 days ago | Education
"Honestly," says community activist Robert D. Skeels, "there are a lot more questions than answers at this point."
18 days ago | Protests
"I was the first guy in line and had to walk out into middle of the freeway," says protester Perry Hoberman. "The only other time I've been out of a car on the highway was with a flat tire. It's scary."