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New Watts team targets impact of gun violence

By Dorany Pineda Contributing Writer City officials are partnering with the 112-year-old Children’s Institute to initiate a program designed to support children exposed to gun violence in Watts. The program, called Reach Team, launched Sept. 20 under the vision of Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer, the Los Angeles Police Department and the nonprofit as Read More…

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$10 million legal aid fund proposed for immigrants

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted Dec. 20 to contribute $1 million, growing to $2 million next year, to a legal aid fund for immigrants facing deportation proceedings. County officials and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the creation of the $10 million L.A. Justice Fund Dec. 19, calling it a direct Read More…