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Garcetti: Threats ‘A regular part of the business’

By Dennis J. Freeman Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti said Oct. 24 that violent threats have become “a regular part of business the last five years.” Speaking at an informal press briefing after federal authorities announced that a string of potentially explosive packages had been found in various locations in the eastern Read More…

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Supervisors establish rent control in unincorporated areas of county

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Over protests from landlords and real estate brokers, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Sept. 11 in favor of an ordinance to temporarily limit rent increases to 3 percent in unincorporated areas of the county. Dozens of renters turned out carrying signs reading “The rent is Read More…

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Wesson agrees to relocate proposed homeless shelter

By Jose Ivan Cazares Contributing Writer KOREATOWN — A coalition of community groups has convinced City Council President Herb Wesson to relocate a proposed temporary shelter for homeless people. Chan Tong (Jake) Jeong, a spokesperson for the coalition, said Wesson had withdrawn a site on Vermont Avenue between Sixth Street and Wilshire Boulevard after protests Read More…