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Fear Compromises The Health, Well-Being Of Immigrant Families, Report Finds

Luis Ramirez has lived in the U.S. without immigration papers for two decades, but he is more worried about deportation now than ever before. Ramirez said he and... Read more »

L.A. Unified Board Orders of Review Sexual Harassment Policies

Los Angeles Unified School District board members voted Tuesday to review the District’s sexual harassment policies and to immediately implement “best practice”... Read more »

L.A. Adopts ‘Social Responsibility’ Rules for Banks Working With City

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday approved more stringent rules for banks that want to do business with the city, which could result in Los Angeles divesting... Read more »

L.A. to Explore Options for Student Saving Program

The City Council on Monday unanimously approved hiring a consultant to provide analysis and recommendations on the creation of a savings account program for students... Read more »

Advocates Call On County to Spend Less On Jails, More On Housing

A coalition of community advocates called on Los Angeles County officials Tuesday to shift dollars from jail construction and probation to affordable housing, community-based... Read more »

L.A. City Council Approves Controversial Affordable Housing Fee

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday unanimously approved the creation of an affordable housing linkage fee — one of the most hotly debated proposals to come... Read more »

Seniors Can Do More to Stay Safe and Keep Driving

Nearly 90 percent of senior drivers — who are more than twice as likely to be killed when involved in a crash — do not make, small, inexpensive changes to their... Read more »

Ex Chicana Service Action CEO Sentenced to Prison in Embezzlement Case

A former top executive of a nonprofit group that provides counseling, job-placement and other services was sentenced Wednesday to six years in state prison and ordered... Read more »

Whistleblower: Monterey Park-Based Medicaid Managed-Care Firm Improperly Denied Care To Thousands

In early October, an executive at one of the nation’s largest physician-practice management firms handed her bosses the equivalent of a live grenade — a 20-page... Read more »

With Help From City, Self Help Graphics to Buy Permanent Home

A nearly five decades-old nonprofit art institution in Boyle Heights is on the verge of being a first-time property owner, thanks in part to funds secured by Los... Read more »

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