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Garcetti: city is ‘getting stronger every day’

LOS ANGELES — In a speech that drew on the city’s improving job numbers to paint an optimistic portrait of Los Angeles’s future, Mayor Eric Garcetti declared that the state of the city is “not only strong, it’s getting stronger every day.” Speaking on the factory floor of Noribachi, an LED maker near the Port Read More…

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Parent program stresses less soda

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Johnette Hardwick was measuring teaspoons full of sugar into a cup. Lots of sugar. She showed parents at the Florence Women Infants and Children Center just how much sugar there is in a single can of soda. Some of the parents were shocked. Hardwick is a WIC educator trained in nutrition Read More…

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County considers overhauling juvenile justice system

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors has voted to consider an overhaul of the public defender system that serves indigent criminal defendants, with a focus on making sure juveniles accused of crimes get justice. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas said the county’s juvenile justice system has not changed in 20 years and is “inadequate, unacceptable, Read More…