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City to spend millions on homeless outreach, cleanup

LOS ANGELES — The City Council June 28 approved millions of dollars to be spent on an enhanced homeless-outreach and street-cleanup operation recently touted by the mayor as an overhaul of efforts to combat illegal dumping and providing hygiene services for the homeless. The council allocated more than $6.5 million to the Los Angeles Bureau Read More…

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High court blocks census citizenship question

LOS ANGELES — Southland elected officials and immigration-rights activists hailed a U.S. Supreme Court ruling June 27 that blocked a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. “This ruling is a victory for an accurate, comprehensive and complete census count,” Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Los Angeles, said. “[President Donald] Trump is eager to silence the voices of Read More…

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Best Buddies offers hope, friendship to those with special needs

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Michelle found Best Buddies International in June 2018 as an intern with high hopes of building skills that would help her transition from the low-paying, temporary positions that gave her lots of anxiety, into a stable, well-paying job.  After a few weeks in the program, she secured a position with Silicon Valley Read More…