L.A. County Nurses to Strike in Protest of Limited Staffing

KTLA Channel 5 News

More than 7,000 nurses who work in one of the country’s largest public health systems are expected to begin a strike at 7 a.m. Tuesday, protesting what they describe as unsafe and illegal patient-to-nurse ratios and generally inadequate staffing.

ER Nurses at County Hospitals Threaten Strike

Black Press USA

Los Angeles County emergency room nurses and nurse practitioners threatened to go on strike as early as Thanksgiving, saying the county is not paying enough to attract and retain nurses, leaving emergency rooms and intensive care units understaffed and patients at risk.

134 Cases, $36 Million: Inside Sexual Misconduct At America’s Biggest County Government


In response to a KPCC/LAist records request, county officials searched employment, general liability, medical malpractice and law enforcement legal filings to identify cases tied to sexual misconduct allegations. They identified 134 cases that ended with settlements or judgments. In all, the county paid out more than $36.3 million — including $13.7 million in attorneys’ fees — to resolve these misconduct claims between July 2004 and June 2017.

Garcetti en otro huracán


En el ojo de otro huracán se encuentra el alcalde de Los Ángeles Eric Garcetti, por los rumores de una posible candidatura presidencial.