Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: The homeless pay for their homelessness

There is yet another breath-taking cruel irony to the plight of the homeless. That is that the homeless pay for their homelessness. They pay in two ways. One is through taxes. The other is through who gets the tax dollars and how those dollars virtually guarantee that the ranks of the homeless will swell even Read More…

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County to spend $460 million to fight homelessness

LOS ANGELES — The five elected officials who govern Los Angeles County May 14 approved $460 million in Measure H spending on homelessness, increasing their commitment to the problem in the face of a widely anticipated rise in the numbers of people without a permanent home. Prior to the vote, the county Board of Supervisors Read More…

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Garcetti pushes LAUSD parcel tax during State of the City speech

LINCOLN HEIGHTS — Mayor Eric Garcetti highlighted both his successful mediation of the recent teachers strike and support for a parcel tax measure on the June ballot to increase funding for local schools during his State of the City speech April 17 at Lincoln High School. The choice of the Lincoln Heights school as the Read More…