LA Contractors Must Disclose Ties to Border Wall Construction

The Los Angeles City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday requiring contractors doing business with the city to disclose all bids, contracts, and proposals tied to construction of President Donald Trump’s border wall with Mexico.

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Los Angeles Mayor Pushes Plan to End Homelessness

Mayor Eric Garcetti said during his State of the City address Monday that Los Angeles hopes to eradicate homelessness with an ambitious plan that includes expanding emergency shelter space, building 10,000 affordable housing units and hiring an army of outreach workers to meet with people living on the streets.

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Judge: Sessions Can’t Tie Grant Money to Immigration

A federal judge in California ruled Wednesday that the Justice Department cannot withhold grant funding from cities and counties that do not comply with its immigration policies, and imposed a nationwide injunction on the feds’ actions.

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California High Court Rules Colleges Must Protect Students

The California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that colleges owe their students safety and protection from foreseeable violence in the classroom, reversing an appeals court’s finding that UCLA did not have a duty to protect a student who was attacked with a knife by a classmate in a chemistry lab.

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LA to Convert Parking Lot Into Homeless Shelter to Address Crisis

The city of Los Angeles will convert a city-owned parking lot into a temporary homeless shelter in response to the growing homeless crisis across the region, but city officials also agreed Wednesday to update existing construction and review standards to speed up the construction of long-term supportive housing.

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Porn Star Sues Donald Trump Over Hush Agreement

Donald Trump and his attorney sought to aggressively silence adult film star Stormy Daniels in 2016 after it was revealed she was going to share details of their sexual relationship with the media, but a hush agreement between the two was never signed by then candidate Trump, according to a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday.

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