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  • 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

    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...
  • County business coalition says L.A. minimum-wage plan would hurt poor

     County business coalition says L.A. minimum-wage plan would hurt poor
    A regional business coalition on Wednesday announced its opposition to proposals for a citywide minimum-wage increase in Los Angeles, saying such a move would worsen poverty by driving away jobs. The Los Angeles County Business Federation, which...
  • Three ideas for adding affordable housing in L.A.

    Three ideas for adding affordable housing in L.A.
    Los Angeles has a shortage of housing, yet the city has done little over the years to add more low-rent or market-rate units. This is not for a lack of ideas on how to proceed. Rather, it results from a lack of focus and political will. Few elected...
  • Finding balance in L.A.'s minimum wage discussion

    Finding balance in L.A.'s minimum wage discussion
    Rob Lohman took a huge risk five years ago when he started a company in downtown Los Angeles that makes eco-chic clothing out of organic cotton and hemp. One day last year he was surprised to get a call from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. "He wanted...
  • L.A. panel was split over which minimum-wage analyst offered best bid

    A panel tasked with choosing outside analysts to conduct a key review of two proposals to raise Los Angeles' minimum wage split over which firm had the best bid, according to newly released city documents. Officials released the records after a flurry...