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  • Obama's budget includes windfall for L.A. transportation

    Obama's budget includes windfall for L.A. transportation
    The budget proposal unveiled by President Obama on Monday earmarks more than $1 billion for California transportation and construction projects, including $330 million that Los Angeles officials called crucial to extending the Purple Line from the Mid-...
  • Soboroff: Group offers to repay LAPD for meeting on Mexican Mafia

    Soboroff: Group offers to repay LAPD for meeting on Mexican Mafia
    The nonprofit group of business leaders who attended an LAPD-arranged event featuring a convicted ex-shot caller for the Mexican Mafia has approached police officials with an offer to reimburse the department's costs, an official said. Police Commission...
  • LAPD criticized for arranging downtown talk by Mexican Mafia killer

    LAPD criticized for arranging downtown talk by Mexican Mafia killer
    The undercover police sedans arrived about noon in a bustling section of downtown Los Angeles. Eight uniformed LAPD officers got out and filed into a historic 12-story building on Spring Street. Later, an LAPD helicopter buzzed overhead as a half-...
  • L.A. officials pledge to help raise funds for immigration relief efforts

    L.A. officials pledge to help raise funds for immigration relief efforts
    Los Angeles leaders said Friday they hope to raise $10 million to help immigrants in the country illegally apply for President Obama’s deferred action programs, which would offer some protection from deportation. Mayor Eric Garcetti said it’...
  • L.A. County sets high goal to get all veterans off the street by 2016

    L.A. County sets high goal to get all veterans off the street by 2016
    Traipsing through skid row, trailing media cameras and advance staff, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro stopped to talk to a homeless woman with a white blanket draped over her head. "What a privilege and honor," said Jennifer...
  • VA unveils settlement to provide veterans housing on West L.A. campus

    VA unveils settlement to provide veterans housing on West L.A. campus
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced a legal settlement Wednesday that will transform its sprawling West Los Angeles campus into a center of permanent housing for homeless veterans and curtail the controversial practice of leasing VA...
  • L.A. leaders vow to end homelessness among veterans this year

    L.A. leaders vow to end homelessness among veterans this year
    Declaring they had turned a corner in the fight against homelessness, city leaders on Thursday vowed that by the end of the year there would be no more veterans living on the streets of Los Angeles. Speaking in a former downtown flophouse, officials...
  • Beck admits 'mistakes' over meeting that had ex-Mexican Mafia member

    Beck admits 'mistakes' over meeting that had ex-Mexican Mafia member
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck admitted late Thursday that "mistakes were made in holding" a meeting this week in downtown L.A. between a convicted ex-member of the Mexican Mafia, a group of business leaders and local law enforcement officials....
  • U.S. settles suit over misuse of West L.A. veterans campus

    U.S. settles suit over misuse of West L.A. veterans campus
    The federal government has agreed to settle a lawsuit accusing the Department of Veterans Affairs of misusing its sprawling West Los Angeles health campus while veterans with brain injuries and mental impairment slept in the streets, people familiar...
  • Candidates vying for Tom LaBonge's seat try to break out of the pack

    Candidates vying for Tom LaBonge's seat try to break out of the pack
    The campaign in an eclectic, recently redrawn City Council district that stretches from the Miracle Mile to Sherman Oaks is shaping up as Los Angeles' most unpredictable election this year. Fourteen candidates are vying to replace 4th District...
  • L.A. officials move closer to lowering tax on business gross receipts

    L.A. officials move closer to lowering tax on business gross receipts
    Los Angeles lawmakers took steps Monday toward cutting the city's business tax rate starting in 2016. Business leaders say L.A.'s business tax rate is too high and puts local firms at a competitive disadvantage. Since taking office in 2013, L.A. Mayor...