Brown Signs Sick Leave Bill, But Home Health Care Workers Left Out
Beginning next summer, most California employers will be required to give their workers three days of paid sick leave. Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill Wednesday in Los Angeles. The law is designed to help low-income employees like dishwashers and childcare providers -- but home health care workers are one notable exception.
Citing Homeless Infusion, Lancaster Officials Move to Shutter Metrolink Station
The Antelope Valley, about an hour and a half north of Los Angeles, is home to roughly 12 percent of the county's homeless population. Officials from the city of Lancaster claim that number grows by the day because of an alleged migration of train-hopping homeless people. To curb this apparent surge, the city aims to shutter the sole public transit station linking Lancaster to Los Angeles.