Community Lead Story Local News Mayor Eric Garcetti West Edition

Garcetti takes ‘responsibility’ for rise in homeless numbers

LOS ANGELES — Facing rising criticism for the sharp increase in homelessness, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti defended the work being done by the city to address the problem June 11 while saying he takes “full responsibility” for the city’s response to the issue. In a letter to Los Angeles residents, Garcetti insisted that more Read More…

Education Lead Story Local News West Edition

Drew University presents degrees to more than 300 grads

CARSON — More than 300 students were presented with degrees and certificates June 3 when Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science held its 35th annual commencement ceremony at the Dignity Health Sports Park for the class of 2019.  The numerical breakdown for this year’s class was 38 graduates from the College of Medicine, Read More…

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Homeless population increases 12% in L.A. County

LOS ANGELES — Homelessness in Los Angeles County increased by 12% over the past year to reach an estimated 58,936 people, according to figures released June 4, with the region’s housing costs outpacing wages and forcing people onto the streets faster than authorities can find them shelter. According to data released by the Los Angeles Read More…