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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…

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Supervisors delay budget action on downtown jail

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted June 24 to pull back some funding for a widely criticized downtown mental health jail, but stopped short of canceling work related to the project. During a meeting to finalize the 2019-20 county budget, Chief Executive Officer Sachi Hamai made a last-minute recommendation to allocate just Read More…