Candidates vying for the 14th district council seat in Los Angeles took part in a forum focused on hot button issues such as housing and gentrification, legalization of street venders, immigration, sidewalk repair, city services like trash pick up.
Southern California drivers can rest easy knowing gas prices will stay comparatively low for the year, but will likely rise from current levels as the summer months approach, according to an assessment from GasBuddy.com.
It will not stop the bleeding, but a new service contract approved Monday by the Bell Gardens City Council is expected to improve operation of the city-owned water system while reducing costs at the chronically deficit-plagued system by $10,000 a year.
Health care advocates are heartened by Gov. Brown's 2016 budget, but disappointed by his "smoke and mirrors" approach to offering Medi-Cal to those who will get deportation relief from President Obama's recent Executive Action.