Los Angeles

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A runoff election Tuesday in Los Angeles will determine the fate of public education in one of the nation's largest school districts, in a first major test of the influence of the Trump-era charter school industry. Voters will head to the polls on May 16 to choose between charter school ally Nick Melvoin and current L.A. school board president...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Six grassroots environmental activists are being honored on Monday with the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
From coast to coast and many places in between, thousands of people are marking...

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Last week, the LAPD became the country's largest police department to acquire surveillance drones - though their PR-savvy announcement carefully uses the term "unmanned aerial vehicles" - when they accepted as gifts two Draganflyer X6 drones rejected by angry Seattle residents who had cited privacy concerns, "the militarization of our streets and now the air above them," and the fact "we dont trust you with the weapons you do have." The LAPD, which was recently blasted for surveillance over...