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Garcetti signs law raising minimum wage in L.A.

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti signed into law a measure that raises the minimum wage in Los Angeles to $15 per hour by 2020 for hundreds of thousands of workers. With the mayor’s signature, the city, with 3.8 million residents, becomes the biggest in the country with a $15 minimum wage ordinance, though the Read More…

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Mother and daughter to graduate together at Cal State L.A.

LOS ANGELES — For years, Tamika Cornett dreamed of going to college, but being a mother came first. So when her daughter Alysia Nesmith enrolled at Cal State L.A., Cornett decided to make her academic dreams come true. On Saturday, the mother and daughter will be graduating together during Cal State L.A.’s 68th Commencement. Cornett Read More…

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Bonin proposal on abandoned items in parks moves ahead

LOS ANGELES — An ordinance prohibiting people from leaving their personal items, tents and bulky items at city parks, while also allowing city officials to remove the items as soon as the park closes or with 24-hours notice, won the backing June 8 of the City Council’s Arts, Parks, Health, Aging and River Committee. Under Read More…