Evening Update Fri Sept. 18

  • General Motors agrees to pay 900-Million dollars to settle the criminal case involving its faulty car ignition switches.
  • The Metropolitan Water District increases its budget to help homeowners and businesses remove 175-Million square feet of lawns.
  • The one and a half Billion dollar Expo Line is expected to reach Santa Monica in 2016.
  • Teachers who leave the profession say they faced difficult working conditions, low pay, and funding cuts.
  • Many relatives take on the responsibility of caring for foster kids, but it can be a financial burden.