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LA County and City Reach A Deal to Bring Thousands of Homeless People Indoors Within Month

Under the agreement, the City committed to provide 6,000 new beds within 10 months, plus an additional 700 beds over 18 months.

Board of Supervisors Approve Use of Technology to Clear Marijuana Convictions

LOS ANGELES — On March 19, a motion requiring the use of innovative technology to accelerate the resentencing of minor cannabis convictions in the...

Scoping Meetings Present Plans on Golf Course

By Lyn Jensen, Carson Reporter Two recent public scoping meetings on Aug. 14 and Sept. 13, at Victoria County Regional Park in Carson, discussed proposals...

Hahn Strives to Make LA County Largest Good Food Purchaser in US

Supervisor Janice Hahn wants to make Los Angeles County the largest county in the nation to adopt the Good Food Purchasing Policy. This would...

Homeless Once Again

By James Preston Allen, Publisher Where there is no vision, the people perish. — Proverbs 29:18, King James Version I attended Mark Ridley-Thomas’ empow-erment conference at...

Hahn, Lowenthal Call on Brown to Act on Homelessness

Congressional representatives, local officials and advocates joined forces Oct. 6, calling on Gov. Edmund G. Brown to provide greater help to fight homelessness.

Primary Election Victors Look Toward November

Congressional, State Senate Elections Could Get Nasty Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor   In the Los Angeles Harbor Area, Sen. Bernie Sanders found broad swaths of support, particularly...

True Leadership Demands Action in a Crisis

By James Preston Allen, Publisher “True compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar. It comes to see that the edifice, which produces...

County Supervisors Move Against Wage Theft, Raise Minimum Wage

By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor On July 21, a majority of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed two measures to raise the minimum...

Truckers Reclassification Plan Advances

By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor On May 19, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to move forward in developing a plan to...

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Albert Robles Center Receives Highest LEED Certification

The facility, opened in August 2019, produces 14 million gallons a day of advanced treated water.

Community Roundtable

First of three workshops on the San Pedro rocky shore and its ecosystem, on ZOOM.

What the Beirut blast might have looked like if it hit Los Angeles

PortandTerminal.com, August 7, 2020 LOS ANGELES – The massive explosion in Beirut last Tuesday destroyed Lebanon’s largest port killing 154...

Ode to a Bookman

James Bullard Kennedy, July 13, 2020 By Bondo Wyszpolski, Contributor For two decades, Easy Reader and...