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School board weighs proposals for campus police

LOS ANGELES — Despite vocal public calls for defunding, the Los Angeles Unified School District school board rejected a proposal that would have slashed 90% of the School Police Department’s budget by 2024. The proposal by board member Monica Garcia called for the School Police budget to be reduced by 50% in the 2021-22 fiscal Read More…

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Southland residents remain angry over jet fuel dumping

CUDAHY— Frustrated residents of Southeast Los Angeles communities filled a town hall meeting in the city of Cudahy Jan. 17 demanding action from Delta airlines and their elected officials after a Delta jet experiencing engine trouble dumped fuel over several schools Jan. 14. No one was seriously injured in the incident, however some residents are Read More…

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Garcetti calls for more hiring of homeless people, criminals

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti ordered city departments April 29 to hire thousands of new employees over the next three years, with a focus on recruiting people who have been homeless, possess criminal records or face other challenges to finding jobs. Under an agreement with municipal employee unions, the city has set a goal Read More…