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City Council OKs affordable housing fee on new development

The Los Angeles City Council today unanimously approved the hotly-debated affordable housing linkage fee, which will charge developers in Los Angeles anywhere from $1...
streetscape

7th Street Streetscape Improvements could be funded Tuesday

UPDATE: The Los Angeles City Council voted in favor of the motion. One of Los Angeles’ most anticipated public works projects could be officially funded...
torrance

Torrance YMCA death determined to be a suicide

Police say that a man's death in a Torrance YMCA parking lot on the 2900 block of Sepulveda Boulevard Thursday was a suicide. According to...
virtual reality

Virtual reality poised to change the world of entertainment

Movies, fantasy worlds and vivid combat games can come to life with a headset, joy sticks and other neat gizmos. The world of virtual reality...
pershing

Pershing Square to become LA’s “Green Heart” through redesign

Agence Ter and Pershing Square Renew, a community organization led by Councilman José Huizar and Executive Director Eduardo Santana, unveiled their vision for the...
fines

Pasadena to raise maximum citation fines to $1,000

Pasadena City Council will consider recommending an ordinance that will raise its minimum fines for municipal code violations, and create a program to keep...
Chinatown

Chinatown SAT program beats inequality with opportunity

San Marino attorney Robert Chong knows that when most Americans think of top-scoring SAT students, they’re likely to picture someone of Asian descent. Sadly,...
vaccine

Vaccine shortage complicates efforts to quell Hep A outbreaks

By Stephanie O'Neill Kaiser Health News San Diego County, battling a deadly outbreak of hepatitis A, is postponing an outreach campaign to provide the second of two...
funding

LAUSD leaders say public education is woefully underfunded

By Sarah Favot LA School Report  The city’s education community sent a clear message Tuesday from downtown Los Angeles to legislators in Sacramento: the governor’s funding formula...
manson

“Evil con man” Charles Manson’s death spurs reaction

LOS ANGELES -- Charles Manson's death late Sunday night elicited a wide variety of reaction from politicians, prosecutors and relatives of those murdered by...