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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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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…

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Rising youth numbers swell county homeless system

HOLLYWOOD — The county’s homeless services system is housing more young people than ever before, according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, which held a briefing on homeless youth July 31 at the Los Angeles LGBT Center. Young people facing homelessness face some of the same issues their older counterparts face, officials said. Many Read More…