LAUSD scrambles as bus drivers, custodians, others might strike

SEIU Local 99 represents bus drivers, janitors, cafeteria workers, and other non-teaching LAUSD staff. They could be close to a three-day strike. Photo by Shutterstock.

SEIU Local 99 — the union representing LAUSD staff like bus drivers, janitors, cafeteria workers, and teacher aides — could be on the verge of a three-day strike.

Sunday is the 20th anniversary of the start of the Iraq War. Along with the government con to sell it to the public, the war launched a still-current age of grift.

Critics review the latest film releases: “Shazam! Fury of the Gods,” “Inside,” “La Civil,” and “Wildflower.

Wouldn’t it be lovely to cultivate a pot or two of easy-to-grow plants just for the visual pleasure of their flowers, then snip a few to enhance a familiar dish at the table?