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Panelists search for solutions to gentrification

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Developers are rapidly buying up properties along the Crenshaw corridor in anticipation of the completion of the Crenshaw LAX Rail Line that will carry up to 16,000 commuters a day and is costing approximately $1.3 billion to build.  A number of luxury apartments are in the process of being completed that Read More…

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Board chastises sheriff over $63 million budget deficit

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors took Sheriff Alex Villanueva to task Oct. 1 for a $63 million budget deficit, with county the CEO citing escalating overtime as a driving factor. The discussion came as the board approved $3 billion in additions to the countywide budget, which now totals $36 billion. Supervisors Hilda Read More…

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Budget proposal adds funds for LAPD computers

LOS ANGELES — Police Chief Michel Moore said that extra money earmarked for new computers and digital technology in Mayor Eric Garcetti’s proposed budget will result in a significant boost to the percentage of time officers spend in the field. Garcetti’s proposed 2019-20 budget includes $14 million for new computers and other tech for the Read More…