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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 »

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 »

Thousands In Wildfire Path Forced to Evacuate

Thousands of people remained under mandatory evacuation orders Wednesday as firefighters tried to get control of multiple stubborn, wind-driven fires in Sylmar,... Read more »

L.A. County Has Highest and Lowest Levels of Wealth In U.S.

A report released Wednesday shows that some groups of Los Angeles County residents boast the highest levels of well-being in the United States, while others have... Read more »

Making Your List, Checking It Twice? Toy Safety Should Be Number One

With the holiday shopping season upon us, the California Public Interest Research Group’s Education Fund Tuesday released its annual Trouble in Toyland report,... Read more »

Garfield 1 Win From First Trip to City Sec. Div. 1 Championship

Garfield High School is a victory away from reaching the City Section Division 1 championship game for the first time in school history. But the Bulldogs will have... Read more »

Community Groups, Religious Leaders Urge Supervisors to Limit Where ‘Payday Lenders’ Can Open

A coalition of community-based organizations and religious leaders on Tuesday urged the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to do more to regulate “predatory”... Read more »

Developer Group Approved for Lincoln Heights Jail Revival

The Los Angeles City Council has signed off on a development team for the longtime empty and dilapidated Lincoln Heights Jail, but it could be two or more years... Read more »

State Audit Slams MUSD Finances

A review of Montebello Unified School District’s financial records has resulted in a scathing report by state auditors that alleges years of wasteful spending,... Read more »

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