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L.A. Council to Review Renter Protection Proposals

The Los Angeles City Council ordered reports Wednesday on two proposals aimed at protecting tenants of the city’s 650,000 rent-controlled units from being unfairly... Read more »

Los Angeles and ‘Waze’ to Share Info

Alerts about hit-and-runs and kidnappings in Los Angeles will be popping up soon on the traffic app Waze, along with road closure information, as part of a data-sharing... Read more »

Officer’s Acts ‘Criminal,’ Says L.A.’s Police Chief

Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday he believes an officer charged with using excessive force during an October arrest committed a “criminal... Read more »

Los Angeles Unified Approves Teacher’s Contract

Los Angeles Unified School District board voted unanimously Tuesday in support of a three-year contract with teachers that provides roughly 10.4 percent in salary... Read more »

Study: Doctor Shortage for Booming Latino Population in CA, US

Over the past 30 years, the Latino population in the United States has risen by 243 percent. But during that same period, according to a UCLA study of census data,... Read more »

Council Considers Large Role Overseeing Homeless

Five Los Angeles City Council members called Wednesday for the creation of a committee to help coordinate homeless services, with city officials saying they spend... Read more »

Judge Approves Settlement over Abuse by Guards in L.A. County Jails

A federal judge signed off Monday on the settlement of a class-action lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union against the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s... Read more »

City Council Approves LAPD Raises

The Los Angeles City Council signed off Wednesday on a four-year labor contract that will provide raises for 9,900 Los Angeles Police Department officers. The contract... Read more »

Garcetti’s State of the City Focuses on the ‘Basics’

Mayor Eric Garcetti said in his State of the City speech Tuesday that his “back to basics” approach has yielded results and announced a series of measures to... Read more »

Vernon City Council to Be Dominated by Women

For the first time in Vernon history, women will soon be the majority on the City Council. On Tuesday, voters elected Yvette Woodruff-Perez to succeed Councilman... Read more »

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