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public safety

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the issue of public safety and police reform has taken center-stage in local and state politics. After months of civil unrest in response to police brutality, legislators have been forced to reckon with new policy initiatives. To say that Californian voters are mobilized on this issue is an understatement. According to …

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OurCounty County Sustainability

Last year, the LA County Board of Supervisors passed OurCounty, a comprehensive regional sustainability plan that sought to orient LA County towards a green future. While some of the projects initially seemed difficult to implement, the County is certainly turning heads. In their annual report, the County Chief Sustainability Office has publicized their …

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governor newsom

To streamline updates on closures and re-opening, Governor Newsom has published California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. This blueprint will outline what industries in each county can open based on confirmed COVID-19 data. In this article, we hope to share up to date information on which …

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police brutality reforms long beach

In the past few months, community organizers and activists brought the topic of police brutality to the forefront of our national conversation. As such, large cities like Los Angeles have been forced to reconsider their approach to policing. Notably, Los Angeles voted to cut $150 million from the LAPD budget, while introducing a new …

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California stands out in the US as a highly desirable place to live. However, the cost of living is anything but desirable.
In 2019, Los Angeles was voted by the Economic Intelligence Unit to be the tenth most expensive city to live in. Five years before the city was tied with New York City for 39th. California’s growth is producing higher wages and new industries, but those opportunities come with a hefty price tag.

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