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California Is Clueless About Homelessness

California Is Clueless About Homelessness

 Christian Britschgi  “More money, more problems” might as well be the slogan for how San Francisco and Los Angeles approach homelessness. Voters in both cities recently approved billions of dollars in new spending for supportive housing and services for homeless residents. Although the intentions are good and the resources are there, projects in both cities […]

Mayor Eric Garcetti announces curfew for Downtown Los Angeles after violent protests over George Floyd death

Mayor Eric Garcetti announces curfew for Downtown Los Angeles after violent protests over George Floyd death

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a curfew for Saturday night in Downtown Los Angeles after more than 500 people were arrested and five police officers were hurt overnight Friday amid violent protests over the death of George Floyd. The curfew will be in place from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. for the […]

DOJ Warns Los Angeles Mayor That Stay-at-Home Extension Could Be Unlawful

DOJ Warns Los Angeles Mayor That Stay-at-Home Extension Could Be Unlawful

BY MIMI NGUYEN LY   The Department of Justice warned the mayor of Los Angeles and the county’s top health officer that a potential extension to the CCP virus stay-at-home order may be unlawful. A letter (pdf) sent to Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer on Friday expressed concern about recent statements both had made that restrictions may […]

Los Angeles Residents to Remain Under Safer at Home Order for 3 Months

Los Angeles Residents to Remain Under Safer at Home Order for 3 Months

BY KATABELLA ROBERTS   Los Angeles County residents can expect to remain under some type of stay-at-home restrictions for the next three months unless any major changes occur in the fight against the CCP virus, officials announced May 12. “LA County is continuing its progress on the road to recovery, with planned reopening of beaches for active recreation and […]