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Vote On Banning Homeless Encampments Near Schools Deferred by LA Council

The Los Angeles City Council today delayed until next week a final vote on an ordinance that would ban homeless encampments within 500 feet of schools and daycare centers. The...
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The 7 Most Interesting Local Races to Watch on Election Day

As voters cast their ballots, these city and county throwdowns bear watching
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Progressive City Council Candidate Nithya Raman Has Some Major Celebrity Support

The former Time’s Up exec is running to unseat David Ryu–and she’s got star power on her side

Venice Councilman Mike Bonin Wants to Change the Narrative Around Homelessness

The outspoken official talks about the homelessness crisis, mental illness, and his own ”brush” with living on the streets of L.A.
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Council President Herb Wesson Reportedly Advocated for a Developer as his Son Enjoyed Cheap Rent

If it turns out the two things are related, it could be ethical hot water for Wesson
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L.A. Councilmembers Urge the Governor to Declare a State of Emergency on Homelessness

They say the declaration could speed up solutions to the crisis
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L.A. City Council Members Want To Put a Tax on Vacant Homes

Could an "empty housing penalty" ease the region’s housing crisis?