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City settles lawsuit over homeless persons’ property

LOS ANGELES — The City Council June 14 approved a nearly $500,000 settlement of a lawsuit that accused the police and city of working with a local business improvement district’s security firms to illegally seize homeless people’s property in Skid Row. The council unanimously approved a payment of $495,000 to the plaintiffs — the Los…

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City settles lawsuit over homeless persons’ property

LOS ANGELES — The City Council June 14 approved a nearly $500,000 settlement of a lawsuit that accused the police and city of working with a local business improvement district’s security firms to illegally seize homeless people’s property in Skid Row. The council unanimously approved a payment of $495,000 to the plaintiffs — the Los…

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Would you want your son taking Bill Cosby’s advice on how to treat women?

Bill Cosby was not convicted of sexually assaulting Andrea Constand. Nor was he acquitted. And while his supporters may be claiming a victory, his legal travails are far from over. Following the declaration of a mistrial on June 17, prosecutors in …

Southwest L.A. loves ‘Obama Boulevard’ proposal but wonders: ‘Why not a major street?’

Even though it runs through the heart of L.A’.s Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw neighborhood, most Angelenos would be hard pressed to locate Rodeo Road on a map.

In fact, they’d probably point to its ritzy doppelganger — Beverly Hills’ Rodeo Drive — instead.

That may change very soon, however.

Residents…

Supervisors to spend $1 million on immigrant legal aid fund

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted June 20 to contribute $1 million to a legal aid fund for people at risk of deportation and confirmed that anyone convicted of a violent felony will not be eligible to benefit from the fund. The eligibility requirements for the county’s share of the L.A. Justice…

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Supervisors to spend $1 million on immigrant legal aid fund

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted June 20 to contribute $1 million to a legal aid fund for people at risk of deportation and confirmed that anyone convicted of a violent felony will not be eligible to benefit from the fund. The eligibility requirements for the county’s share of the L.A. Justice…

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Huntington Park targeted by anti-immigrant group

HUNTINGTON PARK — A second organization concerned about illegal immigration is targeting the city. American Children First filed an a initiative “to defund the sanctuary city of Huntington Park,” after a June 19 press conference at City Hall, said its executive director, Joseph Turner, who founded the organization. “Huntington Park is not a sanctuary city…

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Huntington Park targeted by anti-immigrant group

HUNTINGTON PARK — A second organization concerned about illegal immigration is targeting the city. American Children First filed an a initiative “to defund the sanctuary city of Huntington Park,” after a June 19 press conference at City Hall, said its executive director, Joseph Turner, who founded the organization. “Huntington Park is not a sanctuary city…

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South Gate students write winning musical

SOUTH GATE — Two students from Legacy Visual and Performing Arts High School, Maria Hernandez and Jessica Nava, were the winners of this year’s Show Search competition produced by the Foundation for New American Musicals. The students won a $1,000 scholarship courtesy of Wells Fargo Capital Finance for being a finalist and another $1,000 scholarship…

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South Gate students write winning musical

SOUTH GATE — Two students from Legacy Visual and Performing Arts High School, Maria Hernandez and Jessica Nava, were the winners of this year’s Show Search competition produced by the Foundation for New American Musicals. The students won a $1,000 scholarship courtesy of Wells Fargo Capital Finance for being a finalist and another $1,000 scholarship…

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Students plant tree in memory of slain Whittier officer

WHITTIER — Mulberry Elementary School students and staff have planted a camphor tree in honor of Whittier police Officer Keith Boyer, who was killed in the line of duty in February. The school also conducted a campus-wide Loose Change drive that raised more than $700. Mulberry Student Council members, who led the fundraising drive, presented…

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Students plant tree in memory of slain Whittier officer

WHITTIER — Mulberry Elementary School students and staff have planted a camphor tree in honor of Whittier police Officer Keith Boyer, who was killed in the line of duty in February. The school also conducted a campus-wide Loose Change drive that raised more than $700. Mulberry Student Council members, who led the fundraising drive, presented…

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