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David Rattray

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Senior Vice President of Education and Workforce Development at the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

David Rattray on KCRW

It's time for young people to find summer jobs but, as we all know, recovery has been a long time coming.

Summer Jobs in a Recovering Economy

It's time for young people to find summer jobs but, as we all know, recovery has been a long time coming.

from Which Way, L.A.?

LA's elected school board passed a preliminary worst-case budget last night with just one dissenting vote.

The Rationing of Public Education

LA's elected school board passed a preliminary worst-case budget last night with just one dissenting vote.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Governor Brown's failure to get tax-hike extensions on the June ballot has created an atmosphere of resignation about what's called an "all-cuts" budget.

Where's the Outrage?

Governor Brown's failure to get tax-hike extensions on the June ballot has created an atmosphere of resignation about what's called an "all-cuts" budget.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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On a bracingly cold morning in Huntington Beach, a big group of teenagers and 20-somethings gathered outside of the city’s main lifeguard station.   They were here to participate in…

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When a school shooting happens, the tragedy usually gets lots of attention from national news and politicians.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Gavin Newsom today announced a halt to the death penalty in California. The state has a complicated history with the death penalty.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In just three months this year, there have been more than 200 reported cases of measles. Some parents are lying to public health investigators about whether their kids are vaccinated.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A Boeing plane crashed minutes after taking off in Ethiopia this weekend. All 157 people onboard died in the crash.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A lot of app-based companies like Uber, GrubHub, and Doordash like to classify their workers as independent contractors rather than employees.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s no surprise that many of us make little effort to engage with our public institutions.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

After 17 years, the U.S. is trying to negotiate its way out of Afghanistan. One partner in the search for peace is the Taliban, once an enemy in the “War on Terror.”

from To the Point