The food and medical services provided for poor people on Sycamore and Romaine Streets has been going on for nearly a quarter. Recently there has been a campaign by Los Angeles Councilmember LaBonge and “neighbors” to shut the …
LOS ANGELES, CA (November 15, 2013) — The Honorable Richard Rico of the Los Angeles Superior Court approved a $1.5 million settlement of a lawsuit brought against the owners of the Huntington Hotel in downtown Los Angeles today. The lawsuit …
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By Emily Alpert
September 19, 2013, 4:09 p.m.
More people are flocking to downtown Los Angeles — and they have more money to spend, downtown advocates declared as they unveiled the results
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By Katie Rucke
September 12, 2013
Chicago Police patrol the neighborhood, Monday, Aug. 26. 2013 in Chicago, Ill. The Chicago Police Department is experimenting with on-foot patrols in attempt to reduce violent crime. (AP
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By Sandra Hernandez
December 1, 2012
Los Angeles City Atty. Carmen Trutanich lost another round in his misguided legal battle to lift a court order barring the city from seizing and …
DECEMBER 1—A coalition of West Coast poor people’s organizations is working with Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) to introduce a Homeless Person’s Bill of Rights and Fairness Act on December 3.
In June, Rhode Island became the first state to …