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2017 YEAR IN REVIEW: Waters taking on Trump is top 2017 story

The year 2017 will be remembered as the year Donald Trump became president of the United States, making it an interesting year as far as news-making was concerned. What is and what isn’t news became as important as the main issues of the year. In Southern California, 2017 was the year government leaders finally decided Read More…

Blogs Najee's Notes Opinion

NAJEE’S NOTES: Fighting the fight against homelessness

Los Angeles City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson has emerged as one of our city’s champions in trying to help the issue of homelessness in Los Angeles. California has the largest percentage of the nation’s chronically homeless — 36 percent. In addition, 24 percent of the nation’s homeless veterans live in California. Our state is in a Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Poverty is at root of homeless crisis

A few days after the Los Angeles City Council declared that the city had a homeless crisis and proposed spending $100 million to ramp up shelters, affordable housing and support for groups battling homelessness, yet another report found that the numbers of homeless had swelled even more. The mayor and the City Council, and just Read More…