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In wake of Trump executive order, LA City Council declares it is ‘Welcoming City’ for refugees

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 2:00pm 12/8/2019 at 2:00pm
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This fall, the Trump administration gave state and local authorities the power to reject refugees from being resettled in their communities, as well as further reducing the number of refugees allowed in the country.

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Head of L.A.’s Top Homeless Agency Resigns After Homelessness Numbers Explode

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 9:00am 12/4/2019 at 9:00am
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The man in charge of the top homeless services agency in Los Angeles is stepping down after five years in the role which has seen the number of homeless explode, and Medieval era diseases hit the city.

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Leprosy May be the Next Infectious Disease to Plague Los Angeles

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 9:00am 9/10/2019 at 9:00am
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I have been covering the typhus and typhoid outbreaks that have hit Southern California as a result of the rat-infestation around homeless encampments.

Now an outbreak of a notorious disease, leprosy, is being reported. A recent study published as a Reuters Health report indicates the bacterial infection is emerging in the Los...

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Republican Beats Green New Deal Supporter to Win Seat on Los Angeles City Council

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 16, 2019 at 11:00am 8/16/2019 at 11:00am
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There have been some intriguing developments related to elections and California that may bode for a slightly less blue future for the Golden State.

I recently noted that the state identified over 84,000 duplicate voter registrations during a detailed audit of rolls in the wake of Motor-Voter implementation.

Now, a

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Los Angeles Prosecutors Allege 22 MS-13 Members Carried Out ‘Medieval-Style’ Murders

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 19, 2019 at 1:00pm 7/19/2019 at 1:00pm

The United States Attorneys Office of the Central District of California announced they have indicted 22 members of the vicious MS-13 gang in a federal racketeering case that also includes allegations of gruesome murders.

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LAPD Deploys Germ-Fighting Robot for Typhus-Stricken Station

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 11:00am 7/2/2019 at 11:00am
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We recently reported that the area around the Los Angeles Police Department Skid Row station resembles something from the Dark Ages, with cases of flea-caused typhus and other potentially deadly diseases infecting some of its officers.

The LAPD is now using future-tech to battle the Medieval conditions plaguing its staff.

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California Begins Process to Remove 1.5 Million Inactive Voters From its Rolls

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 6:00pm 6/25/2019 at 6:00pm
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Last week, Los Angeles County officially sent notices to 1.5 million inactive voters on its voter rolls, which is the first step in removing the names of voters who have moved, died, or are otherwise ineligible to vote in federal, state, and local elections.

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Los Angeles Wasting Money on Homeless Encampment Cleanups

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 11:00am 5/23/2019 at 11:00am
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We have followed the public health crisis is Los Angeles closely, as the homeless population explosion has led to conditions ripe for an outbreak of the disease typhus.

The area’s NBC4 Investigative Team has also covered the story, and assert that the city wastes tens of millions of dollars per year in...

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Los Angeles County Declares Measles Outbreak

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 26, 2019 at 9:00am 4/26/2019 at 9:00am
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We have followed the rapid spread of measles cases around the nation.

The last time we reported, a measles-infected visitor had stopped into Google’s Silicon Valley headquarters and public health officials had to issue appropriate warnings. Now, officials have declareda measles outbreak in Los Angeles County.

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Federal Grand Jury Indicts Michael Avenatti on 36 Counts, Which Includes 34 New Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/11/2019 at 12:00pm
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A federal grand jury in Los Angeles indicted celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti with 36 counts that include “fraud, perjury, failure to pay taxes, embezzlement and other financial crimes.”

The DOJ wrote in its press release that Avenatti faces 10 counts of wire fraud, 19 tax-related charges, two counts of bank fraud, and...

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Michael Avenatti Gives Up Control of Law Firm After Former Partner Claimed He Hid Millions

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 11:00am 2/14/2019 at 11:00am
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Lawyer Michael Avenatti decided to give up financial control of his law firm after his former partner accused him of hiding millions of dollar in order “to avoid having to pay a $10 million judgement.” From

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Los Angeles officials plan to rip out City Hall carpets to combat typhus outbreak

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 8, 2019 at 1:00pm 2/8/2019 at 1:00pm
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We have been covering the spread of the flea-borne illness typhus through Pasadena and Los Angeles, which is the result of rat infestations that have followed in the wake of the homeless crisis.

Los Angeles city employees are now acting to combat the rodent problem in City Hall, after one of the...

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Typhus Crisis In Los Angeles Worsens

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 4, 2019 at 9:40pm 2/4/2019 at 9:40pm
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Late last year, I reported that the Los Angeles area was battling a typhus epidemic.

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San Francisco Has More Drug Addicts Than Public High School Students, Health Dept Survey finds

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 6:00pm 2/3/2019 at 6:00pm
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The Left Coast of this great nation is often held up as a blueprint for progressive policy successes by its politicians, such as Democratic Party presidential hopeful Kamala Harris.

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Michael Avenatti Not Charged With Domestic Violence for Now

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 1, 2019 at 4:00pm 2/1/2019 at 4:00pm
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The Los Angeles City Attorney’s office announced it will not file domestic violence charges against Michael Avenatti after Estonian actress Mareli Miniutti claimed he dragged her around her apartment.

However, the office left the door open to possibly file charges in the future.

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Freshman Applications Drop at University of California for First Time in 15 Years

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 1, 2019 at 8:00am 2/1/2019 at 8:00am

The University of California is certainly in no danger of closing, but this is another indication that the higher ed bubble is real.

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Airbnb faces federal court discrimination suit over delisting Jewish homes in ‘West Bank’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 28, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/28/2019 at 3:00pm
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In November, Airbnb announced that it would delist Jewish homes, and only Jewish homes, in Judea and Samaria (the “West Bank”).

As I explained at the time, the delisting nominally referred to homes in Settlements, but in the West Bank that is the only place Jews can purchase or rent homes because...

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