In this world, vast harbors of conscience and compassion exist, within communities, between friends, within families, among strangers: so many instances where we are as good and right as mankind can be given our imperfections.
Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer has a bill in the works, approved by Assembly Local Government Committee on a five-to-one vote, that would make the state's "open meeting" law just two words shorter and a lot easier to get around.
Downtown L.A. was used to being kicked around. But like a wimpy kid who grows up to be an All American, downtown has beefed up. What downtown doesn't have is enough hotel rooms to justify a bigger and better convention center.
A house in some parts of Los Angeles is an unstable dynamic of big aspirations, small lot sizes, and the economics of speculative construction. That wasn't always the case, as you can see by walking through the city's 20th century neighborhoods.
The annual party in Santa Barbara County did not end well last month. UCSB's Chancellor wants students to help think up solutions, but isn't that precisely the point? People do not always think through their actions when drugs and alcohol are involved.
Sal is a detective in the homicide division of South Los Angeles, one of the most infamous urban areas in the United States, where about 40% of the homicide activity in the city takes place -- despite the numbers being at a record low.
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