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WeHo begins annual tree-trimming program

WEST HOLLYWOOD —The city began its annual program of tree pruning Sept. 9 with work expected to continue through February. The city has approximately 12,500 trees that require maintenance and care. The city’s contractor, West Coast Arborists, is beginning pruning work along Sunset Boulevard, taking care not to disrupt westbound lanes until after 10 a.m. Read More…

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County officials report first death caused by vaping

LOS ANGELES — County public health officials announced Sept. 6 the county’s first known death of a person stemming from the use of e-cigarettes, or vaping — the fourth such death nationwide. Dr. Muntu Davis, the county’s health officer, said the patient was an “older adult who had chronic underlying health conditions,” but vaping is Read More…

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Controller is critical of county homeless authority

LOS ANGELES — The county authority charged with spearheading outreach to the homeless and providing housing services and referrals to mental illness and substance abuse treatment is failing to meet the obligations outlined in its contract with the city, according to an audit released Aug. 28. The audit by Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin Read More…