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COMMUNITY REPORT: City helps homeless woman get back on her feet

“For over a year, all we had was each other,” said Blanca Ahumada. “Every single day that I was on the streets and bouncing from motel to motel, I thought how are we going to do this — how are we going to feed the kids?” Since losing her job in retail, Ahumada hasn’t been Read More…

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Officials seek solutions to housing crisis at summit

LOS ANGELES — Speaking at a summit of regional leaders Nov. 22, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said the housing affordability crisis in the state has put the California Dream in peril, but he expressed optimism in efforts to increase housing stock and tackle the homelessness problem. “Where we have failed the most is with Read More…

Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: Taking ‘Cool’ steps to lower temperatures

It’s a hot July day and an elderly Angeleno is coming back from the store. She is walking to her bus stop hoping for shade along the way, but there are no trees lining the route and no shade structures covering the bus bench. What should have been a pleasant stroll quickly becomes a health Read More…