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Amoeba Music to move to Hollywood Boulevard

HOLLYWOOD — Amoeba Music, which is losing its famed home on Sunset Boulevard to make way for a housing development project, has announced it will move to a new location on Hollywood Boulevard. The store’s new home will be at 6200 Hollywood Blvd., at Argyle Avenue, in the El Centro retail/residential complex. Amoeba officials posted Read More…

O’Farrell unveils new plan for Hollywood Blvd.

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Garcetti proposes new programs to assist homeless

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced new programs Feb. 6 intended to help homeless and low-income people start their own businesses, become self-sustaining and develop a strategy to try to keep people from ending up on the streets. The Solid Ground program will allow people to access the city’s Family Resource Centers Read More…

Homeless women report they are victims of violence

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City Council honors actor-activist Danny Trejo

LOS ANGELES — Actor Danny Trejo, known for his roles in the “Machete” film series and real-life heroics in helping people find sobriety, was honored Jan. 31 by the Los Angeles City Council. “Today, Danny has become one of the best-known actors working in film and has continued to give back to the community, still Read More…

LGBT Issues

AMAAD Institute offers sense of community to LGBT people

SOUTH LOS ANGELES – Located in the Watts Civic Center, the Arming Minorities Against Addiction & Disease (AMAAD) Institute is a peer-led, grassroots community support center that offers resources and referrals to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people of color.   Dedicated to providing culturally competent services to a population that has historically been Read More…

Mother still grieving two years after son’s death

Rising youth numbers swell county homeless system

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Protesters target Lacey in WeHo death probe

LOS ANGELES — It should have been a night of celebration for Jackie Lacey. Not only was it the Los Angeles County district attorney’s birthday, but she was also kicking off her 2020 re-election campaign for her third term as district attorney. Friends and supporters were gathered at the Redbird restaurant downtown for the party Read More…

West Hollywood plans events for Pride Month

County seeks to reduce new HIV infections

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County submits bid to purchase St. Vincent’s Med Center

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County has submitted a bid to purchase St. Vincent Medical Center in Westlake to be used for homeless housing and assistance, it was announced Feb. 7. “Los Angeles County is best suited to take the lead in turning St. Vincent Medical Center into a facility that could help address our Read More…