L.A.'s Homeless Encampments, 'Making L.A.' and the Powerbrokers of Art Basel

The L.A. City Council yesterday voted on two new measures that would make it easier for authorities to break up homeless encampments. But would the ordinances make necessary improvements to our streets, or criminalize homelessness? Then, the first installment of Making L.A., our new series examining what L.A. can do to become more sustainable and more liveable. Next, Hope Solo is arguably the best goalie in women’s soccer. But she’s been dogged by allegations of domestic violence. What do we know about the charges, and how could they affect Solo’s career? And finally, a look at the kingmakers of the massive art fair Art Basel, which opens to the public tomorrow.

Banner Image: Homeless man in Los Angeles; Credit: Terabass