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Obama Highway sign installed

LOS ANGELES — Caltrans has finished installing the President Barack H. Obama highway signs renaming a portion of the Ventura (134) Freeway after the 44th president, state Sen. Anthony J. Portantino announced Dec. 20. The renaming was a result of legislation authored by Portantino, D-La Canada Flintridge, and Rep. Jimmy Gomez, D-Los Angeles. The legislation Read More…

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Price wants housing projects to come together faster

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Curren Price Jr. has introduced two motions to address the constraints of building affordable housing. Price is trying to expedite the housing situation so it is easier to address the thousands of people waiting for housing. “It’s time we take a closer look at how we review the development Read More…

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Construction begins on housing for homeless veterans

EXPOSITION PARK — Construction of a $32 million supportive housing complex for homeless veterans in Exposition Park began Dec. 14. The RISE Apartments, at 4050 S. Figueroa St., is intended for those making 30 to 50 percent of the area median income and transitioning into a supportive housing community. “The groundbreaking for the RISE apartments Read More…