Proposition 47 is intended to confront prison overcrowding and help keep residents in school and out of jail.
Homelessness in L.A. has been a problem for decades, but now a major push is being made to try to end chronic and veteran homelessness by 2016. Dozens of organizations are working together to get people off the streets and into permanent housing.
There's a hate-love relationship going on between bikes pedaling the streets of Los Angeles and cars speeding by.
The Los Angeles Police Department, like many police departments across the country, is surprisingly dependent upon a corps of volunteers known as reserve officers.
In 2002, the city of Los Angeles placed a moratorium banning murals on private property. As a result of the ban, murals became illegal in Los Angeles. Many up and coming artists were forced to take down their murals, or have their artwork painted over.
Have you ever parked your car in Los Angeles only to return to a hefty fine placed on your windshield?
Approximately two million untamed feral cats roam the streets and neighborhoods of Los Angeles.
Thousands of inmates are housed in Chino State Prison, just 40 miles east of Los Angeles, and a few of them are enrolled in one of the toughest prison rehabilitation programs in the world.
In 1978, Proposition 13 helped cap property taxes at one percent of assessed value, and froze values at 1975 levels.
Several Southern California cities have seen an overwhelming increase in the number of massage parlors in the past few years.