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County sets goal of July 4 to reopen local economy

LOS ANGELES — On a day the county reported more than 70 coronavirus deaths, Los Angeles County officials announced a goal of achieving a “safe reopening” of the local economy as early as July 4. The date emerged during the second meeting of the county’s Economic Resiliency Task Force, a collection of elected officials and Read More…

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County to spend $460 million to fight homelessness

LOS ANGELES — The five elected officials who govern Los Angeles County May 14 approved $460 million in Measure H spending on homelessness, increasing their commitment to the problem in the face of a widely anticipated rise in the numbers of people without a permanent home. Prior to the vote, the county Board of Supervisors Read More…

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County seeks backing from cities on homelessness

LOS ANGELES — Elected officials and housing advocates from across Los Angeles County have reinforced their commitment to working together to solve the problem of homelessness, even as communities push back against development in their own backyards. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas joined Los Angeles City Councilmen Jose Huizar and Marqueece Harris-Dawson Aug. 22 on the steps Read More…