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City officials consider creating Office of Racial Equity

LOS ANGELES — The city of Los Angeles declared September as embRACE LA Month last week on the steps of City Hall. The month-long initiative will engage community members through more than 150 citywide conversations about race and racism that is aimed to unify and empower Angelenos. The 2019 embRACE LA initiative, developed by City Read More…

Opinion Street Beat

“Does rent control help reduce the chance of homelessness?”

STREET BEAT: Pastor Victor Cyrus-Franklin Inglewood “Absolutely. Displacement is real. Many of our families are seniors on fixed income, folks with children. They aren’t able to pay the rent and there is nowhere else for them to move and they end up on the streets.”  Chike Nweke Inglewood  “The problem with rent control is that it Read More…

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Garcetti pushes LAUSD parcel tax during State of the City speech

LINCOLN HEIGHTS — Mayor Eric Garcetti highlighted both his successful mediation of the recent teachers strike and support for a parcel tax measure on the June ballot to increase funding for local schools during his State of the City speech April 17 at Lincoln High School. The choice of the Lincoln Heights school as the Read More…