HUD reached a deal with Los Angeles to improve disability access, but has left other discrimination cases unaddressed.
Masons attend a memorial celebration for slain rapper Nipsey Hussle at the Staples Center arena on April 11th, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.
Alex Villanueva says he'll reduce the number of misdemeanors considered grounds for deportation, but will continue to allow ICE contractors to transfer undocumented inmates into ICE custody.
In Los Angeles, a city known for its sunshine and mild temperatures, more homeless people died of hypothermia last year than in New York City and San Francisco combined.
New research in Los Angeles shows that people support expanded transit options based on party affiliation and frustration with congestion—but not to ride it themselves.
Red for Ed teachers face retribution in Arizona, even as strikes grow next door.
The strike, which began Monday, is the first in 30 years in Los Angeles, the nation's second-largest school district.
Thus far the program has had its fair share of issues, but it could set the precedent for other areas vulnerable to an earthquake.
Organizers say the L.A. movement to better fund public education will inspire solidarity movements nationwide.
It's California's original housing sin, a binding not-in-my-backyard clause that has forced municipalities to adopt creative workarounds to build low-income housing.
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Months after Los Angeles denied federal funding to surveil its communities, the California government is poised to pay non-profits to do the same.
Unlicensed dispensaries have been popping up throughout Los Angeles at a rapid clip, and now dwarf their licensed counterparts in number.
NOlympics LA, an effort led by members of the Democratic Socialists of America, says the city's bid to host the Olympics in 2028 will ultimately damage and displace its most vulnerable populations.
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Pacific Standard writer Jack Denton speaks with a childhood friend about the daily realities of living without a home.
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Despite a federal court ruling that reinforces the rights of the homeless, Skid Row residents live in fear of losing what little they have.
A plan under consideration by the Los Angeles Police Department would toss out warrants for homeless people who don't show up in court for minor offenses.
A tax incentive aimed at getting landowners to allow their unused lots to become urban farms has generated little interest in Los Angeles County.
The Trump administration has directed funds originally intended to counter radicalization—including white nationalist violence—toward the targeted surveillance of Muslim communities.