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Law change needed to assist mentally ill homeless

LOS ANGELES — The City Council has backed an effort by the county Board of Supervisors to sponsor state legislation that would allow social workers and law enforcement officers to detain severely mentally ill people who refuse life-saving medical treatment. Under existing law, only mentally ill people who pose a danger to themselves or others Read More…

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New contract provides multiple raises for DWP union

LOS ANGELES — Members of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s most powerful union will see a significant bump in pay, with the City Council’s approval June 28 of a new contract for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 18. The deal was approved on an 11-3 vote despite three council members’ Read More…