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Councilman calls on state for more funds for homeless

LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell called on the state to direct $1.2 billion toward the city’s battle against homelessness, matching the amount of a voter-approved municipal bond measure aimed at attacking the problem. “We need to augment our programs and go beyond and push for 20,000 [supportive housing] units or more,” O’Farrell said, Read More…

Opinion Street Beat

‘Should fireworks be illegal throughout L.A. County?’

STREET BEAT Kenisha Hudson Los Angeles  “I think inner-city fireworks are not ideal. They pose a threat to the safety of the individual lighting them, if they’re not a professional. In its proper place, fireworks are amazing.” Valiyah Basailous Culver City  “It depends on where they’re done. I appreciate it when they’re done in the Read More…

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Veterans receive free resources at U.S. VETS Inglewood

INGLEWOOD — As the country celebrates Independence Day, thousands of military veterans who fought for their country are living under freeways, seeking refuge in shelters or simply surviving on the streets. Los Angeles Countyiscurrentlygrappling with a homeless crisis and statistics indicate that veterans in the county experience homelessness at a higher rate than the civilian Read More…