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Commerce Budget High On Service Enhancements

Commerce city officials had three priorities going into the city’s 2014-2015 annual budget: improve public safety, enhance quality of life related services for... Read more »

First Lady Laments Plight of Homeless Veterans

The inability of veterans to find jobs is “unacceptable” in the United States, and the idea of even one veteran being homeless should “horrify all of us,”... Read more »

County Will Seek Court-Ordered Treatment of Mentally Ill

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to adopt Laura’s Law, which allows for court-ordered treatment of severely mentally ill individuals. “This... Read more »

Residents Don’t Trust Exide to Live Up to Deal

A decision by state air quality regulators that could allow a controversial acid-lead battery recycling plant in Vernon to reopen by the end of the year is being... Read more »

Garcetti Appoints L.A.’s First Latino Fire Chief

Forty-years after the hierarchy of the Los Angeles Fire Department and the union representing rank and file firefighters told the U.S. Dept. of Justice that requiring... Read more »

Judge Blocks Pot Farmer’s Market In Boyle Heights

A judge granted a temporary restraining order Tuesday blocking the operation of a medical marijuana “farmers market” in Boyle Heights, agreeing with city attorneys... Read more »

CA Death Penalty Declared Unconstitutional

A federal court judge in Orange County Wednesday declared California’s death penalty system unconstitutional, calling its administration so “dysfunctional”... Read more »

Minimum Wage Question Could Go to L.A. Voters

A group of activists is hoping to get an initiative before Los Angeles voters, possibly by next year, that would raise the minimum wage to $15 for workers in the... Read more »

L.A. Could Help House Migrant Children

Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday he believes the city can help find ways of providing shelter for some of the immigrant children who have poured across the U.S.-Mexico... Read more »

Montebello Credits Focus on Gangs for Drop In Homicides

Estando a la mitad del año y de acuerdo a los datos de criminalidad de la ciudad, Montebello está experimentando un número récord de homicidios. Si bien eso... Read more »

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