The agreement comes after L.A. Mayor Karen Bass intervened to mediate the protracted dispute that led to a three-day strike and LAUSD school closures.
For many L.A. Unified workers who are on strike, the crux of the fight is the ability to live decently in L.A., where the cost of housing exerts a brutal burden.
LAUSD could not prevent three-day strike by unions representing teachers and support staff, but will have the chance to prove the strike violated state rules.
Newsom’s decision to rescind some of the most severe restrictions comes after drenching storms eased extreme drought conditions across the state.
The statewide snowpack record also hangs in the balance as another storm is poised to bring even more snow to the Sierra.
In a sobering update Thursday, researchers shared their latest findings on the legacy of DDT ocean dumping off the L.A. coast — which turned out to be even more widespread than expected.
The region averages one to two tornadoes a year, but the twister that hit Montebello this week was the Los Angeles area’s strongest since 1983.
A bystander captured video showing a tornado that got too close for comfort on Wednesday. The tornado had winds up to 110 mph.
After two days of rain, Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside and Ventura counties will receive a weekend reprieve, forecasters say.
Amateur weather forecasters tend to make more aggressive predictions, which can help residents quickly adapt to bad storms. But the strategy can be risky.