libraries

Los Angeles County public libraries write a new chapter 

Twenty-first century librarians are on a mission to spread the word about the many free resources in their public libraries and to quash the...
county

LA County could approve $43.6 million in affordable housing funds

On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will vote on allocating more than $43.6 million in loans to developers for affordable housing...
bus

LA sets 2030 goal for all-electric bus fleet

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles would set a goal to transition to a 100 percent zero-emission bus fleet by 2030 or earlier under...

FBI nabs L.A. developer in bribery case

FBI agents arrested well-known Los Angeles area developer Arman Gabay on federal bribery charges alleging that he paid bribes to a Los Angeles County...
airbnb

Home-sharing legal gray-area could close with Airbnb regulation

By Beige Luciano-Adams Hub Correspondent  The divisive battle over Airbnb in Los Angeles – a jagged splinter in the broader housing crisis debate – continues to rattle...
ALD

Moms of children with ALD disease push for newborn screening

Anna Gorman Kaiser Health News Kerri De Nies received the news this spring from her son’s pediatrician: Her chubby-cheeked toddler had a rare brain disorder.  She’d never heard of...
dream

LAUSD leaders unite to support Dream Act after DACA’s defeat

By Esmeralda Fabián Romero  LA School Report  “DACA is dead. The Dream Act is a permanent solution for us, and that’s what we’re fighting for now,” said Paulina,...
fires

Fires prey on frail residents living on their own

By Barbara Feder Ostrov Kaiser Health News They were asleep when the fire reached their home. Charles Rippey, 100, and his wife, Sara, 98, had been married 75 years....

Today’s essential #LARain information

With heavy rains falling on fire ravaged hillsides, Los Angeles County Department of Public Works officials warned residents Tuesday to prepare for mudslides, rapidly...
Canyon Fire 2

Orange County ablaze as Canyon Fire 2 forces evacuations

Amid dry and windy conditions that prompted fire warnings across Southern California, a brush fire erupted today alongside the eastbound Riverside (91) Freeway near...