At least a dozen bills in California aim to crack down on plastic waste, but they face opposition from business interests and a lack of consensus among lawmakers.
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Many Asian Americans working low-wage jobs were unemployed at the start of the pandemic, a trend that has been exacerbated by rising anti-Asian sentiment.
On issues where policy preferences differ by wealth and class, the policies enacted are more likely to reflect the preferences of the top-earning 10% of Americans.
Prompted by competition with ride-share services and navigation apps like Google Maps, transit agencies are revamping their apps to improve the user experience.
The closure of many bars and nightclubs has exacerbated loneliness and social isolation in gay communities during the pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis have exacerbated the issue of homelessness in Los Angeles County.
Transit monorail systems have worked well in cities abroad, but the logistics of integrating them into an established transit system like Los Angeles’ are complex.
Crisis hotlines in Southern California have experienced an uptick in calls from minors suffering from mental health issues as a result of pandemic stress.
Allowing gay and bisexual men to donate blood by lifting an outdated ban could help address a national blood shortage and save more than a million lives.
Article analyzes the effect of the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United ruling that changed regulations on corporate spending in political elections.