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LAUSD board sets June special election for parcel tax

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education voted unanimously Feb. 28 to place a parcel tax before voters on the June ballot in hopes of generating hundreds of millions of dollars for local schools. The board’s move came on the heels of a teachers’ strike that ended with the district Read More…

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Ground broken on Central Ave. housing

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Curren Price joined Hollywood Community Housing Corporation and partners Feb. 28 to break ground on the $40.2 million Florence Mills affordable housing development. The latest project along Central Avenue will create 74 one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments for very low-income families and veterans. It includes 5,000 square feet of Read More…

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Blue Line modernization to result in some closures

LOS ANGELES — The Blue Line’s upcoming $350 million modernization project will necessitate some closures for needed upgrades to keep the system operating at a reliable level, officials said Jan. 22. The closures will begin Jan. 26 and result in portions of the line being temporarily closed for two extended four-month periods. Work to modernize Read More…