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LA County Board of Supervisors backs Mayor Bass’ State of Emergency

January 10, 2023
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Last December, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to support Mayor Bass’ state of emergency of homelessness.

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How does the Recent Rain in California Affect the Drought

January 9, 2023
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To start the new year, California has seen intense storms across the entire state. Northern California has experienced the worst of it, resulting in flooding and landslides.

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Mayor Bass rolls out Plan to move Homeless into Hotels & Motel

January 6, 2023
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On Tuesday, Mayor Bass officially launched a new program called “Inside Safe”. The initiative will move people from encampments into hotels and motels.

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Measure ULA Transfer Tax to be Challenged in Court

January 4, 2023
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Following its passage by voters last November, Measure ULA is being challenged in California courts.

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Culver City Developing Anti-Camping Law

January 4, 2023
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In a special meeting on December 21st, the Culver City City Council directed city staff to draft an anti-camping law.
Additionally, Mayor Vera directed the city to declare a state of emergency for homelessness. The city council will vote on a motion on January 9th.
The actions represent a shift in Culver City’s plans to address the homelessness crisis.

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LA County Board of Supervisors Votes to Extend Eviction Moratorium

December 30, 2022
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The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has voted to extend the eviction moratorium until January 31st.
The tenant protections were set to expire at the end of the year.

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Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Declares Regional Emergency over Drought

December 20, 2022
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The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has declared a regional emergency due to continued drought conditions.

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A Look Toward the 2022 Olympics: LA Must Learn from Mistakes in 1984

December 19, 2022
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In 2028, the Summer Olympics will be back in Los Angeles. It is the Summer Olympics’ first time being in LA since 1984, and the first time in the United States since Atlanta in 1996.

As a result, the city of Los Angeles is preparing to host the thousands of athletes and spectators there for the games.

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Mayor Bass Declares a State of Emergency on Homelessness

December 16, 2022
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On her first day in office, Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass officially called a state of emergency on homelessness.

During her inauguration, she announced that will begin her term at the city’s Emergency Operations Center to declare a state of emergency.

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Karen Bass and Other Newly Elected Officials Sworn into Office

December 13, 2022
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It is a new day in Los Angeles as the newly elected officials were sworn into office this past Sunday.

They will face an array of challenges currently affecting the city including a homelessness crisis and a high crime rate.

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