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DWP says discolored water in South L.A. schools is safe to drink

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Testing from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has determined that the murky water found at five Los Angeles Unified School District campuses here is safe to drink. Even so, the DWP will continue flushing out all the pipes in the Watts and Green Meadows areas since colored water Read More…

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Councilman blames housing authority head for funding loss

LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Joe Buscaino issued a call Aug. 11 for a change in leadership at the city’s housing authority, saying the agency lost out on $30 million in federal funding for a major redevelopment project in Watts for the second consecutive year. The Jordan Downs housing redevelopment project, which is being handled Read More…

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Organization helps homeless people keep their pets

LOS ANGELES — Twenty years ago, Lori Weise was working at a furniture factory near Skid Row. She saw hundreds of people living on the streets. Then she began noticing something else: Many of them had pets. Weise and a co-worker started befriending the animal owners and asking how they could help. Time and again, Read More…