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Veterans Affairs

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  • VA clinic in North Hills evacuated; police search for gunman

    VA clinic in North Hills evacuated; police search for gunman
    Police have evacuated a Veterans Affairs clinic in North Hills after someone reported seeing a man with a gun, police said. The sighting was reported at 8:42 a.m., police said. No one else has seen a reported gunman and a search of the hospital has...
  • Man in custody following report of gunman at North Hills VA clinic

    Man in custody following report of gunman at North Hills VA clinic
    One person was in custody Tuesday in connection with a report of a gunman at a Veterans Affairs clinic in North Hills, L.A. police said. LAPD spokesman Bruce Borihahn said it was not clear if the person in custody was the same individual that a...
  • Homeless veterans to fill beds at West L.A. veterans campus

    Homeless veterans to fill beds at West L.A. veterans campus
    Vacant beds at the Veterans Administration campus in West Los Angeles will be filled by homeless vets on state waiting lists for nursing home care, authorities said Thursday. The arrangement is part of stepped-up federal assistance, including expanded...
  • Nurse seeking to aid wounded Marine says Bob Filner harassed her

    Nurse seeking to aid wounded Marine says Bob Filner harassed her
    SAN DIEGO -- A nurse alleged Tuesday that Mayor Bob Filner sexually harassed her when she met with him to seek help for a Marine injured in Iraq. Filner promised to help the Marine with the Department of Veterans Affairs but then told the nurse that she...
  • Married same-sex couples still not eligible for veterans' benefits

    Married same-sex couples still not eligible for veterans' benefits
    A recent Pentagon announcement made it clear that same-sex spouses of U.S. military personnel will begin receiving full benefits immediately. But once military service ends, they may be out of luck. LGBT veterans and their partners could find themselves...
  • Judge strikes down stadium lease for UCLA baseball on VA campus

    Judge strikes down stadium lease for UCLA baseball on VA campus
    A federal judge ruled Thursday the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs misused its sprawling West Los Angeles campus by leasing land for a hotel laundry, a film studio storage lot and UCLA's baseball stadium, but stopped short of ordering the tenants...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Sept. 1 First Sunday Arts Festival Event takes place from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1 and features crafts, artists, music, street performers and sidewalk dining in the first block of West Street and Calvert Street in Annapolis. Free....
  • A partial win for disabled vets in fight with West L.A. VA

    A partial win for disabled vets in fight with West L.A. VA
    A federal judge's ruling Thursday jeopardizes the Department of Veterans Affairs' practice of generating revenue by leasing out unused space on its West Los Angeles acreage. It's a win for veterans advocates and the American Civil Liberties Union, which...
  • One man's efforts untangle WWII prisoners' Catch-22

     One man's efforts untangle WWII prisoners' Catch-22
    — The last Illinois survivor of a mostly forgotten World War II prisoner-of-war saga lives in a white farmhouse 7 miles north of town. Retired from grain farming since 1988, Alva Moss, 89, walks a narrow road, mows his lawn and plays tennis for...
  • The VA's homeless failure

    The VA's homeless failure
    A federal judge made the right decision when he ruled last week that the Department of Veterans Affairs had misused its West Los Angeles campus by leasing land to the private Brentwood School, a hotel laundry service, UCLA (for the use of Jackie...
  • VA finally making progress on benefits claims backlog

    VA finally making progress on benefits claims backlog
    Mike Dalton starts his day at a Department of Veterans Affairs office in Oakland doing something he couldn't do a year ago: He signs on to a computer and calls up an application for disability compensation. With a few mouse clicks, he pulls the...