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City provides variety of summer programs for youth

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced the launch of an online platform to connect the city and county youth with...

Transit executive promises compassion for homeless

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — County transportation officials will approach unhoused people with compassion and dignity, new CEO Stephanie Wiggins announced July 7. “Under my...

Chief, D.A. take steps to reduce rise in violent crimes

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County's top prosecutor and the chief of the Los Angeles Police Department said they are hoping to...

Judge blocks sheriff’s attempt to dodge inspector general

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Sheriff Alex Villanueva's legal bid to avoid meeting with county Inspector General Max Huntsman to discuss deputy “secret societies”...

Low-income tenants urged to file for renter’s relief

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Advocates for low-income tenants affected by COVID-19 are praising the state’s government decision to increase funds from $2.6...

City Council votes to restrict homeless encampments

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The City Council voted 13-2 July 1 to tentatively approve an ordinance to restrict sleeping and homeless encampments in...

Supervisors vote again to close Men’s Central Jail

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 June 22 to set up a team to implement the long-promised closure...

Beutner ending tenure with LAUSD on positive note

Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — Weeks before stepping down as head of the nation's second-largest public school system, Superintendent Austin Beutner praised what amounted to...

City Council bolsters tenant harassment ordinance

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The City Council has strengthened aspects of a draft tenant harassment ordinance, including through an expanded definition of harassment,...

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