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Program to house homeless people in hotels is ending after falling short of goal 23.9.2020 LA Times: Health

After reaching less than 30% of its goal to shelter homeless people who are vulnerable to the coronavirus, Project Roomkey is starting to phase out in the face of funding uncertainty.

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Denver police investigate baton assault of protester 23.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver police are investigating an allegation that an officer sexually assaulted a protester with a baton while taking him into custody in July.
Column: She tried to rent motel rooms for homeless people. A NIMBY hospital stopped her 22.9.2020 LA Times: Health

Excuses abound as to why California can't bring more homeless people off the streets. In Bakersfield, a hospital blocked the use of a motel for housing.

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Endorsement: Re-elect L.A. City Councilman David Ryu 22.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Ryu has earned a second term

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Endorsement: Put Mark Ridley-Thomas back on the L.A. City Council 22.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Council District 10 and the city as a whole would benefit from Ridley-Thomas' experience and focus on systemic reform.

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Can California Recover From Wildfires Without Leaving Its Most Vulnerable People Behind? 21.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. As fires consume more than 3 million acres across the Golden State this year, state and local governments are drawing on their experience responding to blazes over the past decade, which has seen year after year of massive wildfire virulence. When the […]
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Californians moved to Oregon for affordable housing. Wildfires left them homeless 21.9.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Oregon wildfires leave California transplants homeless and facing rising housing costs.

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Chicago Golden Glove boxer and valedictorian arrested in connection with killing of Alabama State student 21.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
A Chicago golden glove boxer from Englewood and the 2018 Tilden Career Academy valedictorian on scholarship at Alabama State University this weekend was arrested in connection with the disappearance and death of a fellow student, according to authorities.
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L.A. suffered deadly heat, yet chairs sat empty at its cooling centers 19.9.2020 LA Times: Health

Fewer than 300 people used the six centers that were set up at Los Angeles city facilities over the blistering Labor Day holiday weekend.

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Ethics board dismisses complaint against Councilwoman CdeBaca filed by Denver police officer 16.9.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
The Denver Board of Ethics on Tuesday dismissed a complaint filed by a Denver police officer against City Councilwoman Candi CdeBaca regarding the councilwoman's actions during a protest of the removal of a homeless encampment.
Why didn't these L.A. hotels house homeless people? A new report offers some answers 16.9.2020 LA Times: Health

The city's report looked at hotels in L.A. that received taxpayer assistance or were built on city land. None of them took part in Project Roomkey.

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Endorsement: Holly Mitchell for Los Angeles County supervisor 16.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The people of the L.A. County's 2nd District need Holly Mitchell's vision of and commitment to better justice, better health and smarter development.

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Mobile clinic in Denver among those using new dental treatment to fill cavities for seniors 15.9.2020 Denver Post: Local
Silver diamine fluoride is a liquid that can be painted on teeth to stop decay. Fast, low-cost and pain-free, the treatment is rapidly gaining momentum nationwide as the cavity treatment of choice for patients who can’t easily get a filling, such as the very young or the very old.
Motorcycle driver killed after rear-ending car in Aurora, police say 15.9.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A man died Monday when his motorcycle rear-ended a car that slowed down to make a right turn, Aurora police said.
Denver police officer files ethics complaint against Councilwoman CdeBaca over protest confrontation 14.9.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
A Denver police officer filed a city ethics complaint against Councilwoman Candi CdeBaca alleging the councilwoman belittled officers at a removal of a homeless encampment and tried to inflame protesters there.
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Denver identifies possible designated campsite for those experiencing homelessness 13.9.2020 Denver Post: Local
Mayor Michael Hancock said a small strip of city-owned property between Sonny Lawson Park and the Blair-Caldwell Library could a possible place for individuals to set up campsites in a controlled environment.
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The Spot: Democrats get on the same page on family leave, and Gardner casts COVID relief vote 11.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
I recently received an email with the subject line, “Democratic Colorado State Legislators Endorse Paid Leave.”
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Letters to the Editor: $750,000 to build a homeless housing unit? L.A. taxpayers will remember that 11.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Spiraling construction costs for homeless housing in Los Angeles might make voters much less generous with their tax dollars in the future.

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Endorsement: Yes on Prop. 21. California has a housing crisis and cities should be able to protect tenants 11.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Cities are on the front lines of the suffering caused by the state's housing crisis, and now the COVID-19 pandemic. They need the flexibility to limit rent increases.

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Column: If California wants to know how to cope with the apocalypse, ask Butte County 11.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

Butte County has been hit with disaster after disaster. But there's a resigned resilience among residents even as they face the North Complex fire.

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