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With eviction cases on the rise, LA City Council is weighing a law that would guarantee legal representation for those fighting to stay housed.
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Two California lawmakers want to ban the use of police dogs to arrest or apprehend suspects. A historian shares the history of dogs in law enforcement.
Ep. 7 DecampingHomelessness
A top federal official promised everyone on Veterans Row would have a place to go in just ten days. What does it take to make that happen?
Ep. 4 The Sheriff’s In TownHomelessness
Neighbors call in LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva to address problems at the Veterans Row homeless camp. What can the cops do that others haven’t?
What happens when 2 LA schools share the same campus?Education
Because of “co-location,” a public school and a charter school in LA are sharing the same space. It’s happening district-wide, and few seem happy about it.
‘2 separate economies’ in CA leads to senator’s call for living wageImmigration
Senator Steve Padilla’s SB 253 requires officials to calculate how much people need to earn to pay for basic needs in each California county.
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The Federal Reserve is not working for the people but for wealthy individuals and corporations that can afford to have a say in the rules.
LAUSD strike begins. What’s ahead for workers, students?Education
Two teachers — from an elementary school and a high school — explain why they’re striking in solidarity with LAUSD workers such as custodians and bus drivers.
Doing home improvements? Inflation Reduction Act can helpBusiness & Economy
The Inflation Reduction Act includes billions of dollars for people to make climate-friendly improvements to their homes. Here’s how to qualify for it.