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Organization brings healthy eating alternatives to South L.A.

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: LOS ANGELES — Since 1977, Community Services Unlimited has worked diligently to replace the food deserts that litter the South Los Angeles landscape with equitable, healthful and sustainable communities that are self-reliant, inter-relating and where every individual has the support and resources needed to develop to their fullest capacity. Through its array 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…

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New report examines disparities of homeless population

LOS ANGELES — County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas said a new report highlighting the elevated levels of homelessness among black Angelenos is a “critical first step” in addressing the disparities affecting the African-American community. Black people make up 9 percent of the population of Los Angeles County, but more than one-third of its population experiencing homelessness, Read More…