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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 […]

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Hepatitis A outbreak extends to gay, bisexual men

LOS ANGELES — Health officials are ramping up efforts to stop the spread of Hepatitis A in Los Angeles County as cases begin to surge among gay and bisexual men who are not homeless. The surge is happening during the battle against the state’s massive outbreak, which has claimed 20 lives and has sickened more […]

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City considers adding public restrooms to help fight hepatitis

LOS ANGELES — With the city facing an outbreak of hepatitis A, the Los Angeles City Council approved a plan Oct. 27 to create a system of portable restrooms to help address the problem. Councilman Mike Bonin recently introduced a motion, seconded by Councilman Jose Huizar, that calls on the city to begin the steps […]