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L.A. Stopped Accepting ‘Section 8’ Applications More Than a Decade Ago, That Changes Monday

It has been more than a decade since the city of Los Angeles stopped accepting applications for Section 8 housing vouchers, but that’s about to change Monday when... Read more »

Wachdog Report: Sheriff Dept. Aiding ICE More Than It Lets On

While Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell assured the public that his department had scaled back its cooperation with federal immigration agents, ICE agents... Read more »

Decriminalizing Street Vending at L.A. Parks Under Review

Two Los Angeles City Council members introduced a motion Tuesday that would decriminalize street vending in the city’s parks in an effort to protect undocumented... Read more »

MWD Commits Billions of Dollars to Gov.’s Delta Water Tunnels

Opponents of a plan for Southern California water users to help pay for a much debated water project supported by Gov. Jerry Brown were on the losing end of the... Read more »

City Panel OKs Plan to House Human Trafficking Victims

Victims of human trafficking in Los Angeles could soon have housing built for them after a City Council committee approved of the plan Wednesday. The idea for the... Read more »

Lawmakers Freeze Rents for Some Caltran Tenants

A bill signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown will freeze the rents of some tenants who live in Caltrans-owned properties along the proposed extension path of the 710... Read more »

Acting Head of ICE Threatens Calif. With More Raids

The acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement lashed out today at California’s newly signed “sanctuary state” law, saying it will lead to... Read more »

Las Vegas Massacre Scars Even Those Not There

Circulating across the country on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and SnapChat was one message, “Pray for Las Vegas.” News of the mass shooting Sunday night in... Read more »

Health Officials Continues to Hammer State’s Exide Plan

The state is still not doing enough to protect residents who live near the now-shuttered Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon, the county’s public health director... Read more »

County to No Longer Observe Columbus Day

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday became the latest municipal body to drop Christopher Columbus from favored status, voting to eliminate all... Read more »

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