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Council backs bill to fund after-school programs

LOS ANGELES — The City Council voiced its unanimous support March 18 for a state bill that would increase funding for after-school programs, which benefit about 110,000 students in the Los Angeles Unified School District. The council voted 14-0 in favor of a resolution supporting AB 2663, which is seeking to boost funding by $73.6 Read More…

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Homeless advocates sue over seized belongings

LOS ANGELES — Advocates for the homeless said that even as pledges are being made at City Hall to help them, police and other city employees continue to seize and destroy their belongings and falsely arrest them. Eric Ares, a community organizer with Cangress, which is associated with the Los Angeles Community Action Network, said Read More…