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O’Farrell seeks more state funds for homeless

LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell called on the state to direct $1.2 billion toward the city’s battle against homelessness, matching the amount of a voter-approved municipal bond measure aimed at attacking the problem. “We need to augment our programs and go beyond and push for 20,000 [supportive housing] units or more,” O’Farrell said, Read More…

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West Hollywood wins All America City designation

WEST HOLLYWOOD — The city has been honored with the prestigious National Civic League All-America City Award.  The award, bestowed yearly on 10 cities from throughout the country, recognizes the work of communities in using inclusive civic engagement to address critical issues and create stronger connections among residents, businesses and nonprofit and government leaders. The Read More…

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High court blocks citizenship question on census

LOS ANGELES — Southland elected officials and immigration-rights activists hailed a U.S. Supreme Court ruling June 27 that blocked a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. “This ruling is a victory for an accurate, comprehensive and complete census count,” Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Los Angeles, said. “[President Donald] Trump is eager to silence the voices of Read More…