Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: The black press keeps it real in the city of angels

By Mayor Eric Garcetti Contributing Columnist America is freer and fairer because of the black press. That truth has been undeniable ever since the first edition of Freedom’s Journal was published nearly a half-century before the abolition of slavery. “Too long have others spoken for us,” its editors wrote in the first issue in March Read More…

Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: Building a sturdy ‘bridge’ for Angelenos in need

By Mayor Eric Garcetti Contributing Columnist We opened the first “A Bridge Home” temporary emergency housing facility near El Pueblo Historical Monument this week — and as we toured the space and prepared to welcome the first residents, I was thinking of Angelenos like Ericka Newsome. Today, Newsome is an advocate at the Downtown Women’s Read More…

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Cost estimates rise for interim housing for homeless

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A new report estimates that it would cost more than $657 million in the first year alone to provide interim housing for every unsheltered homeless person in the city of Los Angeles, a number that dwarfs the current total of $20 million dedicated to a new program to provide Read More…