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LA County to Remove 900 RV Encampments within Three Years

September 28, 2022
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RVs are one of the most common ways that homeless Angelenos take shelter, especially in the past few years.

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2022 Los Angeles Homeless Count Released Amidst Questions about its Accuracy

September 26, 2022
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The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority recently released the 2022 Homeless Count which shows the increase in homelessness has slowed.

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Meet the Candidates Running for LA County Sheriff

September 23, 2022
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The November 2022 election is coming up and there is a lot at stake for Angelenos, including a close race on who will be the LA County sheriff. Incumbent sheriff Alex Villanueva is facing off against former Long Beach Police chief Robert Luna.

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Building Electrification Proposal Coming to Culver City

September 21, 2022
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Culver City

Culver City is proposing a building electrification policy for new construction. All new buildings in the city could only be built with electric appliances.
With recent headlines about grid reliability in the state, the new drive to electrification is raising concerns about unintended consequences.

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California to Ban the Sale of Gas-Powered Vehicles by 2035

September 20, 2022
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In a late August vote, California regulators voted to ban the sale of new gas vehicles by 2035.
Additionally, the California Air Resource Board set checkpoints of 35% of new cars sold being zero emissions by 2026 and 68% by 2030.

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LA County Reaches Settlement Over Homelessness

September 16, 2022
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homelessness

On Monday, the County of Los Angeles announced they had settled a lawsuit against them that will provide millions to help the homeless population.

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Voters to Decide Whether Hotels must Rent Vacant Rooms to the Homeless

September 12, 2022
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In 2024, voters will have the opportunity to vote on whether hotels should be required to rent vacant hotel rooms to the homeless.

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Los Angeles City Council Votes to Ban Homeless Encampments Near Schools

September 6, 2022
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homelessness

Guest Author This week, the Los Angeles City Council voted 11-3 in favor of an ordinance to ban homeless encampments within 500 feet of schools and childcare facilities. The ordinance received a 10-1 vote last month with Councilmember Mike Bonin being the lone dissenting voice.  Since it didn’t have unanimous approval, the final vote occurred…

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Glendale Considers Building Electrification Code

September 2, 2022
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Glendale is developing new building electrification, and electric vehicle (EV) reach codes. The new regulations would impact new building construction effective January 1st, 2023.
The city staff is soliciting feedback on the proposed codes now. City council action is anticipated later this fall.

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Your Guide to the 2022 Statewide Ballot Initiatives

August 30, 2022
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People Voting

The November 2022 election is less than three months away, which means initiatives are being finalized and placed on the ballot. This election is very consequential to California’s future, from social issues to taxes and education.

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