Tag: California

  • Hospital in California Sued for Racism in Black Mother’s Death

    The husband of a Black woman who died hours after childbirth in 2016 sued Cedars-Sinai Medical hospital on Wednesday, saying she bled to death due to a culture of racism on the renowned Los Angeles medical center. Charles Johnson IV said he discovered the disparity in care women of color receive at Cedars in comparison […]

  • California Labor Commissioner Recovers $282K for Automobile Wash Wage Citations

    The California Labor Commissioner’s Office recovered greater than $282,000 for wage theft violations affecting 22 automotive wash employees in Long Beach, who weren’t paid for the time they were on premises. The employees were reportedly not paid additional time or minimum wages. An investigation into Classic Castle Automobile Wash Inc., which operates Klassic Automobile Wash […]

  • California School District Says Hackers Accessed Massive Database

    The Los Angeles public school system, the second-largest within the US, said an extortionist group had accessed an enormous database but had not leaked as much sensitive information from it as initially feared. Student and staff data of the Los Angeles Unified School District began appearing on the net on Sunday after it refused to […]

  • California Mudslides Damage Homes, Carry Away Cars

    California Mudslides Damage Homes, Carry Away Cars

    Rescuers searched for a person missing in a mudslide Tuesday as big yellow tractors plowed through dark, thick sludge and pushed boulders off roads after flash floods swept dirt, rocks and trees down fire-scarred slopes, washed away cars and buried buildings in small mountain communities in Southern California. With thunderstorms forecast and more mudslides possible […]