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County expands program to identify school threats

LOS ANGELES — With Southland students preparing to head back to school in the shadow of recent mass shootings, Los Angeles County officials Aug. 12 touted a major expansion in a program aimed at identifying people who could potentially pose a threat and intervening with support services. Supervisors Janice Hahn and Kathryn Barger said the Read More…

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation sues to block housing projects

LOS ANGELES — The AIDS Healthcare Foundation filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court Aug. 8 against the city and four large housing complexes in Hollywood, claiming they violate both federal and state housing laws by out-pricing the local market. “Hollywood is the epicenter of homelessness, and that homelessness is being caused by gentrification,” Read More…

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Mother still grieving two years after son’s death

WEST HOLLYWOOD — LaTisha Nixon stood under a large oak tree in front of the apartment where her son died of a methamphetamine overdose she says was injected by Ed Buck, whom she referred to as a sexual predator.  At a remembrance on the second anniversary of Gemmel Moore’s death, before a gathering of family, Read More…