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12th annual HomeWalk to raise funds for homeless

LOS ANGELES — The 12th annual HomeWalk 5K Family Run/Walk, sponsored by the United Way of Greater Los Angeles, takes place May 18 at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles. It has become the largest public event to end homelessness in the nation. This year, the United Way is teaming with the Los Angeles Rams…

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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…

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Contract cities voice concerns about new sheriff

LOS ANGELES — As County Sheriff Alex Villanueva faces a crisis over his decision to hire back troubled deputies and his challenging of some policing reforms, he is getting pushback from some leaders in the cities his department patrols under contract. Those cities collectively paid $310 million to the Sheriff’s Department this past year and…

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