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1 month ago | Real Estate
Despite the city’s efforts to more closely monitor cash-for-keys agreements, illegal evictions continue to be a problem.
2 months ago | Education
"They intimidate me a lot when they’re searching me," says 16-year-old Dorsey High School student Kalyn Johns. "It's like I can’t be trusted at school."
2 months ago | Housing
"If you’re living in a rent-controlled unit in Los Angeles you have a bull’s eye on your back,” says Larry Gross, executive director of the Coalition for Economic Survival.
2 months ago | Police
“The report lays out for all eyes to see that there is an integral relation between gentrification, development and criminalization of the poor and houseless people,” says Pete White, executive director of the L.A. Community Action Network.
2 months ago | Longform
"One of the things prison taught me," Tyree Dabney says, "was don't live your life in fear."