The widespread displacement of jobs has set off a scramble among workers to find new skills and careers — a situation that also presents a challenge for the government as it seeks to keep people employed and off the relief rolls. House Democrats are exploring pandemic aid that would fund […]

Nithya Raman, center, who is running to unseat Councilman David Ryu, talks to access center associate Sally Nowak at Safe Space for Youth in L.A. in June. (Gabriella Angotti-Jones / Los Angeles Times) Knocking on doors. Mingling at meet-and-greets. Crowding into campaign offices with volunteers. Weeks ahead of the November […]