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County to spend $460 million to fight homelessness

LOS ANGELES — The five elected officials who govern Los Angeles County May 14 approved $460 million in Measure H spending on homelessness, increasing their commitment to the problem in the face of a widely anticipated rise in the numbers of people without a permanent home. Prior to the vote, the county Board of Supervisors Read More…

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County to calculate cost incurred by deputy cliques

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The county Board of Supervisors has voted to calculate the total cost of allegations against members of sheriff’s deputy cliques or gangs over the last three decades. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl asked for a chronological list of all legal claims and settlements dating back to 1990 related to secret societies of deputies Read More…

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County expecting increase in homeless numbers

LOS ANGELES — County officials stressed the need to continue spending hundreds of millions of dollars on fighting homelessness and pointed to economic hardship as a key driver of the problem, as they prepared to send preliminary data on a point-in-time count to federal authorities. “As we see dramatic upswings in the number of homeless Read More…