The debate over how to curb/contain the homeless population in Venice has been tearing the community apart for years.
Homeless advocates argue that the street people have owned Venice far longer than the arty millionaires. But some residents aren't down to pay skyrocketing rents while RVs dump huma ... More >>
Kyle T. WebsterL.A. Mayor Antonio VillaraigosaYet another budgetary dust up is developing at Los Angeles City Hall this week, this time involving Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Los Angeles Fire Department brass, whose 51 assistants may have to hit the streets to help fight fires due to a may ... More >>
You might have gotten the idea somewhere that the city's facing a historic budget crisis with 4,000 layoffs planned, departments closing, libraries cutting hours, less cops on the beat, and fire engine companies being furloughed. But someone has yet to inform the Los Angeles City Council that ... More >>
Los Angeles, home to a near 14 percent unemployment rate, could be in the midst of "a two-year, jobless recovery," Los Angeles Deputy Mayor Larry Frank told Reuters.
That's some hard medicine to swallow, but the city has received about $44 million in federal stimulus funds intended to train workers ... More >>