| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Facing a 2016 deadline to make good on pledges to end veteran homelessness, First Lady Michelle Obama and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti are scheduled to speak at a conference Wednesday in Century City, where they are expected to reveal new initiatives...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Mayor Eric Garcetti committed Wednesday to accept the Obama administration's challenge to end veteran homelessness in Los Angeles in the next 17 months, saying he will not accept that "veterans live in our city without a place of their own."
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:31 PM
The Orange County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously voted to buy a site in Santa Ana for a year-round emergency shelter — filling what homeless advocates have long called a gaping hole in services, but also drawing ire from neighbors of...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:39 AM
Hurricane season, which starts June 1, will be a major topic this weekend on local public-affairs programs. The lineup:
WKMG-Channel 6 chief meteorologist Tom Sorrells hosts that station's "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday. His guests will be Max Mayfield...
| May 25, 2014
| 9:15 PM
Herschel Fagan served his country for four years in the Army and then four more as a Marine. On Sunday, he and other at-risk veterans were the ones being served.
A group of Marines from the base at Twentynine Palms — in town for a Memorial Day...
| May 4, 2014
| 10:45 AM
After weeks of emotional debate, Winfield trustees recently voted 5 to 1 to allow a temporary homeless shelter to open Tuesday nights during the summer at Sebahar Hall at St. John the Baptist Church, S233 Church St.
Trustee Philip Mustes, who has been a...
| May 9, 2014
Donald Bogue, a longtime sociology professor at the University of Chicago and a widely regarded demographer, studied the movement and habits of people on distant continents as well as closer to home.
Mr. Bogue, 96, died of natural causes Monday, April...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Steve Harvey's DJ patter floated out of the orange tent, followed by a clear contralto singing along to KJLH's classic rhythm and blues. Patrol cars slid by, and police officers called out, "Good morning" and "Time to get up."
It was reveille, skid row-...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Trexler Park Manor personal care home, which has been cited several times and fined by the state, is closing.
The South Whitehall Township home informed the state Department of Public Welfare in a letter early this month that it would be closing by June...
| May 7, 2014
| 6:56 PM
A recent letter in a local paper argues against permanent supportive housing by comparing Laguna to nearby cities.
The letter delineates the size of the neighboring cities (Irvine, Newport Beach, Huntington Brach, Dana Point, and San Clemente) and the...
| May 11, 2014
| 3:22 AM
As a city or county commissioner with ideals, you represent and serve the people of your locality, and you would like to fulfill your civic duties to the best of your ability. Your constituents desire the highest quality of life possible while paying...