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Architects unveil new vision for La Brea Tar Pits

LOS ANGELES — Razing, redesigning or overhauling the La Brea Tar Pits were the three ideas being pitched Aug. 27 by separate architecture firms and each has an idea for what to do with the icon mammoth in the property’s Lake Pit. A plan by New York-based Weiss/Manfredi calls for preserving most of the park’s Read More…

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City to increase outreach, services for homeless

LOS ANGELES — More outreach personnel will soon be deployed and additional services will be offered in an effort to assist the city’s homeless population, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Aug. 26. The increases are coming to CARE and CARE-plus teams that conduct cleanups and offer services to link homeless people with temporary shelter and eventually Read More…

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L.A. City Council opposes bill extending bar hours

LOS ANGELES — A proposal that would allow bars in select cities to remain open until 4 a.m. should be cut off, Los Angeles City Council members declared Aug. 27 as they passed a resolution opposing the bill pending in Sacramento. “I’m looking to my council colleagues to support this resolution as a critical vote Read More…