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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Working group explores changes in county justice system

LOS ANGELES — If Los Angeles County hopes to create a “care first, jail last” system of justice, it will need to make a major investment in mental health and community-based services, a county working group told the Board of Supervisors June 11. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl said the county was aiming to reshape its approach Read More…

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United Airlines agrees to altered Coliseum naming rights deal

LOS ANGELES — Responding to concerns from veterans groups over plans to change the name of Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum under a lucrative naming-rights agreement with United Airlines, USC and the airline reached a revised agreement that will maintain the venue’s name. Under the revised 10-year deal, which was announced June 7, the field at Read More…