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City Council honors longtime cannabis advocate

LOS ANGELES — Hollywood resident Richard Eastman, who has lived with AIDS for 25 years, was honored by the Los Angeles City Council Sept. 6 for his longtime advocacy of cannabis-related medical treatments. According to the resolution commending him, Eastman was down to a handful of T-cells in 1994 when he was diagnosed with the Read More…

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Bridge housing shelter opens at former library

LOS ANGELES — The Gardner Library Women’s Bridge Housing shelter, which opened Sept. 10 in a residential area of Hollywood, will serve as a temporary refuge for homeless women. The facility at 1403 N. Gardner St. previously housed a city library. “The Gardner Street Women’s Bridge Housing Center is more than beds and services,” said 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…