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County supervisors criticized for meeting restrictions

LOS ANGELES — After eight weeks of working on a way to safely convene public meetings, the county Board of Supervisors met by teleconference again May 5, restricting public comment to email and mail and insisting it is in compliance with relaxed state Brown Act requirements. Other governmental bodies, including city councils ranging from Los Read More…

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Venice group joins appeal of homeless ruling

Appeals court ruled cities can’t enforce bans on sidewalk camping LOS ANGELES — The city of Los Angeles and a Venice community group filed briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of an appeal of a ruling that prevents local governments from enforcing laws against camping on sidewalks or in other public places unless Read More…

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A year later, Sativa customers are getting clean water

WILLOWBROOK — Ten months after Los Angeles County took over the troubled Sativa Water District, county officials have announced dramatic improvements to the water system that serves 6,800 customers in the Willowbrook and Compton communities. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, who represents the area, said residents served by the Sativa Water District can reliably expect clean Read More…