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Category: Weathering the Storm

Obama Should Follow Bush Sr.'s Example, Support Federal Prosecution of Ferguson Cop

Twenty-two years ago, President Bush allowed federal charges to be brought against the cops who beat Rodney King. Now, Obama could do the same in Ferguson.
categories JusticePoliticsPublic SafetyRace/Ethnic RelationsWeathering the Storm

UC Regents Approve Steep Tuition Hikes

Administrators of the University of California approved tuition increases of as much as 5 percent over the next five years.
categories EconomyEducationWeathering the StormYouth

Middle Class Struggles to Preserve Retirement Security

Half of today’s households are unlikely to have enough resources to retire. As too much goes to the top half percent, Social Security needs strengthening.
categories EconomyFamily/Inter-generational NewsWeathering the Storm

Study: Trauma Follows Children Into Adulthood, Threat to Public Health in CA

A report by the Center for Youth Wellness found that more than 60 percent of adults reported at least one adverse childhood experience.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthWeathering the StormYouth

O’Farrell Calls For Continued Support of Haiyan Relief Efforts

A year after Typhoon Haiyan slammed the Tacloban shoreline, the Philippines and other worldwide organizations have been working vigorously to continue rebuilding and recovering the land from the disastrous event.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsPoliticsWeathering the Storm

Remembering 9/11: 'I Hope That The Community Never Forgets What Happened That Day'

The Alhambra fire and police departments honored on Thursday those who lost their lives in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoodsPublic SafetyWeathering the Storm

Alhambrans Urged to Conserve Water, But Also Keep Lawns Greens

Alhambra officials say water can be conserved and grass kept green.
categories Green NewsNeighborhoodsWeathering the Storm

City and County Collaborate to Provide Services to Homeless

County, health and law enforcement representatives joined Councilmember Jose Huizar CD-14 on Tuesday to announce the launching of a “first-of-its kind” city and county collaboration to bring homeless services directly to people living on the streets of Skid Row through the City’s Operation Healthy Streets (OHS) program.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsWeathering the Storm

Local Cities Warn Water Customers to Conserve

State Water Board approves $500 fines for violations.
categories City AffairsGreen NewsWeathering the Storm

The Faces of L.A.’s Skid Row: A Powerful Photo Project by John Hwang

John Hwang makes friends with some of society’s most invisible members: the people living on L.A.’s Skid Row. Many know his face and name, some have his number. He knows their stories and, with their permission, shares them with the world. “Everyone has a story,” he says. Here’s his.
categories Arts & CultureMediaNeighborhoodsWeathering the Storm
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