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  • Homeless veteran count rises 6% in L.A., posing hurdle for Garcetti

    Homeless veteran count rises 6% in L.A., posing hurdle for Garcetti
    The population of homeless veterans in Los Angeles rose 6% in the last two years, according to figures released Wednesday, casting doubt on whether Mayor Eric Garcetti can meet his pledge to get every service member off the streets by year’s end....
  • Yakety Yak, the Coasters are back, at the Raue Center

     Yakety Yak, the Coasters are back, at the Raue Center
    Leon Hughes, who recently turned 85 years old, is still rocking six decades after getting started in the music business. The last living original member of the group The Coasters, Hughes will perform a concert as Leon Hughes and His Coasters at 8 p.m....
  • L.A.'s grim homeless data: What can be done?

    L.A.'s grim homeless data: What can be done?
    The just-released results of Los Angeles County's 2015 homeless count are unambiguously depressing. The number of homeless people in the county, which should be going down, instead has gone up 12% since 2013, to 44,359 today. What's more, homelessness...
  • What minimum wage would be best for L.A.?

    What minimum wage would be best for L.A.?
    It's been eight months since Mayor Eric Garcetti proposed setting Los Angeles' first-ever citywide minimum wage, and the debate is no longer about whether to raise the base pay but rather how high it should go and how fast it should get there. City...
  • Officers in fatal Venice shooting wore privately owned body cameras

    Officers in fatal Venice shooting wore privately owned body cameras
    The two Los Angeles police officers involved in last week’s deadly encounter with an unarmed homeless man in Venice were both wearing privately owned body cameras at the time of the shooting, the LAPD said Tuesday. However, law enforcement sources...
  • L.A. minimum wage up for discussion; business group says issue rushed

    L.A. minimum wage up for discussion; business group says issue rushed
    Los Angeles lawmakers are expected to take up the question of increasing the citywide minimum wage at a special hearing Wednesday afternoon, one that could begin the final process of hammering out crucial details of the hotly contested plan. A group of...
  • Homelessness up 12% in L.A. city and county

    Homelessness up 12% in L.A. city and county
    The homeless population jumped 12% in the last two years in both the city and county of Los Angeles, driven by soaring rents, low wages and stubbornly high unemployment, according to a report released Monday. In one of the most striking findings, the...
  • Homelessness up 12% in Los Angeles

    Homelessness up 12% in Los Angeles
    The homeless population jumped 12% in the last two years in both the city and county of Los Angeles, according to figures released Monday, demonstrating the continuing difficulty of taming the problem amid soaring rents, low wages and stubbornly high...
  • Homelessness in LA County jumps 12 percent in 2 years

    The number of homeless people in Los Angeles County jumped 12 percent in the past two years to more than 44,000 as the region struggles with a critical lack of affordable housing, officials said Monday. The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority...
  • Mayor Garcetti and LAPD Chief Beck missed a chance to listen in Venice

    Mayor Garcetti and LAPD Chief Beck missed a chance to listen in Venice
    I wouldn't have wanted to be LAPD Deputy Chief Bea Girmala on Thursday night in Venice, where an angry crowd packed Westminster Elementary School to blast police over the fatal shooting of an unarmed homeless man. "Murder!" protesters shouted when...
  • L.A. councilman floating compromise plan on minimum wage hikes

    L.A. councilman floating compromise plan on minimum wage hikes
    A Los Angeles City Council member is floating a compromise plan on boosting the minimum wage, one that would increase hourly pay to $15.25 more gradually than other proposals being studied at City Hall. Local lawmakers are expected to vote in coming...