Los Angeles Times (LA Times)


Daily newspaper published in Los Angeles since 1881. Owned by Tribune Publishing.
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Primary geographic focus: California, NATIONAL
Organization type(s): Media
Acronym or short name: LA Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California, since 1881. In 2000, the Tribune Company, parent company of the Chicago Tribune and local television station KTLA, purchased the Los Angeles Times. It is currently owned by Tribune Publishing.



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Profile

Nonprofit legal firm represents homeless populations in Orange County

Ben Brazil
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
June 14, 2018
The firm is always embroiled in a number of homelessness-related cases because seniors and the disabled usually make up a significant portion of that population.

Op-Ed

California eviction law is pushing working familes out of their neighborhoods or worse — onto the streets

Noah Grynberg, Tyler Anderson
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
March 23, 2018
Our eviction laws are antiquated, dangerous and inhumane. We must demand an expansion of tenant protections that will keep economically vulnerable people in safe housing. Tenants' rights are at least as important as landlords' privileges.

Column

Consumer advocates will converge on Congress, but don’t expect GOP to see the light

David Lazarus
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
November 14, 2017
More than 100 consumer advocates and lawyers will meet throughout the day with lawmakers and staff members.

Op-Ed

Disasters like Harvey and Irma show how lawyers’ stodgy rules kick Americans when they’re down

Gillian Hadfield
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
September 12, 2017
If American lawyers really want to help people who are hurting, they should start by fixing their own rules.

News Story

With 220 languages spoken in California, courts face an interpreter shortage

Maura Dolan
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
September 5, 2017
Just finding enough trained interpreters has proved daunting. The state’s courts handle as many as eight million cases a year.

News Story

Kern High School District settles with parents who felt their children were targeted for being minorities

Joy Resmovits
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
July 28, 2017
The school promised to create new discipline policies with help from experts on unconscious racial bias and to schedule continued training for teachers on less punitive techniques to minimize disruptions.

Feature

Demand for UC immigrant student legal services soars as Trump policies sow uncertainty

Teresa Watanabe
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
June 19, 2017
As uncertainty over Trump’s immigration policies persists, Blanco and other attorneys at the UC Immigrant Legal Services Center have become academia’s go-to experts.

News Story

‘I’m running out of medicine.’ Paperwork backlog costs some their Medi-Cal coverage

Soumya Karlamangla
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
December 20, 2016
Moncrief is one of many Los Angeles County residents who say they were wrongly dropped from Medi-Cal, the state’s healthcare program for low-income and disabled Californians, and have struggled to regain coverage and see their doctors.

Op-Ed

In L.A.’s garment industry, ‘Made in the USA’ can mean being paid $3 an hour

Jessie Kornberg
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
December 14, 2016
The idea that “Made in America” could mean made for $3 an hour might come as a shock in 2016. But it does not surprise me and it cannot possibly surprise executives at those three retailers.

News Story

Closing of for-profit schools leaves thousands of students and an industry in limbo

Jim Puzzanghera, Ronald D. White
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
September 12, 2016
Closures of high-profile schools such as ITT Technical Institute have left thousands of students in limbo while raising questions about the future of an industry that provides training for vocational, technical and other mid-level skilled jobs.

News Story

ITT Tech students explore their options in wake of shutdown

Samantha Masunaga, Jim Puzzanghera
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
September 7, 2016
A day after ITT Technical Institute abruptly shut down all its schools, thousands of students are researching their options for what to do next.

News Story

A disproportionate share of blacks and Latinos lose their driver’s licenses because of unpaid tickets, study finds

Maura Dolan
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
April 11, 2016
The report, by the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area, examined U.S. Census Bureau data, records from the California Department of Motor Vehicles and information from 15 police and sheriff's departments in the state.

News Story

Court may help Corinthian students win relief

Andrew Khouri, Matt Hamilton
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
March 25, 2016
A judge's findings that the company misled students and violated the law could bolster Corinthian students' case for federal debt forgiveness.

Op-Ed

The injustice of deporting children without representation

Hector Villagra
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
March 17, 2016
Deportation hearings in which children must defend themselves are not right, but they will continue.

News Story

Lawsuit says L.A. endangered homeless people by seizing their tents and shopping carts

Gale Holland
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
March 14, 2016
A lawsuit accuses the city of Los Angeles for wrongfully arresting homeless people and seizing their lawful shopping carts as part of a "criminalization" campaign.

Letter to Editor

Using ‘delaying tactics’ is evicted tenants’ constitutional right

Ingrid Arriaga
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
March 4, 2016
Responding to an op-ed, this letter points out that tenants have the right to defend themselves in court and hold landlords accountable to strict laws that were created to maintain a fair process.

News Story

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles breaks ground for new headquarters in Pico-Union

Taylor Goldenstein
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
January 19, 2016
The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles -- one of the region's principal providers of free legal counseling to the poor -- broke ground Tuesday on its new headquarters at 1550 W. 8th St.

News Story

Skid row tenants accuse landlord of trying to drive them out of building

Gale Holland
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
November 30, 2015
Tenants at a five-story residential hotel on skid row filed suit Monday accusing landlords of launching a campaign of harassment and intimidation to drive them out of the building.

News Story

Lawsuit accuses L.A. County of denying welfare aid to mentally ill homeless people

Hailey Branson-Potts
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
November 18, 2015
A federal lawsuit filed by civil legal aid attorneys Wednesday accuses Los Angeles County of illegally denying mentally ill homeless people access to general relief.

News Story

A frenzied start for state’s traffic ticket amnesty program

Lee Romney
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
November 14, 2015
Interest in the drivers license suspension amnesty program has been frenzied. While helping people, legal advocates report that the program has been fraught with inconsistencies.

News Story

Buried under unpaid traffic fines? California launches amnesty program

Maura Dolan
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
September 30, 2015
An amnesty program for Californians saddled with unpaid traffic tickets takes effect Thursday, paving the way for low-income drivers to win back their licenses.

News Story

More people are being illegally billed for charges not paid by Medi-Cal

Lisa Zamosky
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
September 18, 2015
Advocates said there has been an increase over the last year in healthcare providers engaging in the practice of billing people with Medi-Cal for charges not covered by their insurance -- commonly referred to as balance billing.

News Story

California’s Obamacare exchange criticized for not fixing enrollment, tax errors

Chad Terhune
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
August 21, 2015
In response to blistering criticism from a consumer group, California's Obamacare exchange vowed to fix longstanding enrollment and tax-related errors that have blocked consumers from getting coverage for months and left some with unforeseen bills.

News Story

Justice Department asks judge to block enforcement of homeless camping ban

Gale Holland
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
August 6, 2015
Thee U.S. Justice Department on Thursday urged a judge to block enforcement of an anti-camping ordinance in Boise, Idaho.

News Story

L.A. City Council OKs crackdowns on homeless encampments

Gale Holland
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
June 23, 2015
Los Angeles City Council gave final approval Tuesday to an aggressive crackdown on street encampments, setting the stage for the first major homeless sweeps in the city in decades.

News Story

Courts may let people fight traffic tickets without paying fine first

Maura Dolan
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
June 8, 2015
California courts may adopt an emergency rule making it easier for people to fight traffic tickets.

News Story

With ‘deplorable’ conditions for some renters, Long Beach debates inspections

Ben Welsh
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
June 2, 2015
Story about the harsh living conditions some renters in Long Beach find themselves in.

News Story

State chief justice says unpaid traffic fines should get day in court

Maura Dolan, Lee Romney
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
May 21, 2015
Many California counties require paying traffic fines in full before a court hearing. California's chief justice calls for an emergency rule to prevent courts from requiring drivers to pay traffic tickets before they can go to court to contest them.

News Story

Driver’s license suspensions push poor deeper into poverty, report says

Lee Romney
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
April 8, 2015
Unpaid traffic court penalties are leading to driver's license suspensions for many of California's poor trapping then in a cycle of debt.

News Story

State Bar Considers Requiring All Law Students to Do Free Legal Work

Stephen Ceasar
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
March 12, 2015
The State Bar of California is considering requiring all law students to do 50 hours of free legal work.



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