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Author: Sam Catanzaro


Los Angeles City Council Requests Review of Anti-Camping Law’s Effectiveness and Cost

April 13, 2023

April 13, 2023

Lawmakers direct review of section 41.18 of LA Municipal Code By Sam Catanzaro The Los Angeles City Council has directed...

Westchester Accessory Dwelling Unit Fire Kills 86-Year-Old Occupant

April 10, 2023

April 10, 2023

Sunday morning fire claims life of male resident on Alverstone Avenue By Sam Catanzaro A fire in a Westchester accessory...

Board of Supervisors Delays Vote on ‘Depopulate and Decarcerate’ Plan for County Jails

April 7, 2023

April 7, 2023

Solis-Horvath motion includes proposals for electronic monitoring, zero-bail system, and legislative changes to address overcrowded jails By Sam Catanzaro A...

Over 3,200 Individuals Receive $38.4 Million from Los Angeles’ Basic Income Pilot Program

April 3, 2023

April 3, 2023

LA County Board of Supervisors set for vote to expand program to foster youth By Sam Catanzaro Los Angeles’ year-long...

Proposition 22 Upheld as Court Allows Uber, Lyft to Treat Drivers as Contractors

March 24, 2023

March 24, 2023

Proposition 22 exempted ride-share companies from certain labor laws, court rules in favor of the companies By Sam Catanzaro ​​A...

Laguna Niguel Man Accused of Swindling $1.6 Million From Investors, 92-Year-Old Playa Del Rey Resident

March 23, 2023

March 23, 2023

Federal lawsuit alleges John David Gessin used false pretenses to fund lavish expenses By Sam Catanzaro A Laguna Niguel man...

California Lawmaker Proposes Bill to Offer Relief to Restaurants Struggling With Outdoor Dining Fees

March 22, 2023

March 22, 2023

Legislation would preempt local ordinances and preserve regulatory flexibility for struggling neighborhood restaurants By Sam Catanzaro A new bill proposed...

LAUSD Families Prepare for Potential Three-Day Strike Starting Tuesday

March 20, 2023

March 20, 2023

Union representing workers, including custodians, cafeteria workers, teacher assistants and other support staff have voted to walk off the job...

Councilmembers Call for LADWP to Report on Response to Record-Breaking Winter Storm

March 6, 2023

March 6, 2023

Recent storm left over 140,000 ratepayers without power By Sam Catanzaro Councilwoman Katy Yaroslavsky – who represents Century City and...