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LOS ANGELES – City officials cleared a large encampment in Skid Row Tuesday, with over 20 unhoused people living near the intersection of Third and Main streets placed into housing. Councilman Kevin de León’s office announced that the housing placement took place after “weeks of outreach.” https://2urbangirls.com/2023/02/authorities-id-woman-killed-in-front-of-dtla-homeless-encampment/ The intersection has…

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LOS ANGELES – LeBron James Tuesday evening became the NBA’s career scoring leader when he sank a 21-foot shot with 10.9 seconds left in the third quarter of the Los Angeles Lakers game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Crypto.com Arena. The basket increased James’ career total to 38,388 points…

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LOS ANGELES – Following its Jan. 10 declaration of a countywide homeless emergency, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday authorized its largest-ever annual budget allocation for the county’s Homeless Initiative — $609.7 million. “Budgets reflect priorities and I’m pleased this year’s allocation includes funding our city partners so…

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LOS ANGELES – A judge Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit by five Los Angeles County workers who sued their employer, alleging that the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for county workers is unconstitutional. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Gail Killefer heard arguments on a motion by county attorneys to toss the case, then…

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LOS ANGELES- Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass announced two appointments to the Board of Police Commissioners Tuesday, along with a deputy mayor of public safety. Brian K. Williams, currently the executive director of the Los Angeles County Sheriff Oversight Commission, will serve as deputy mayor of public safety, overseeing agencies…

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HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Janet Jackson will open the Hollywood Bowl’s summer season, which will also include appearances by The Beach Boys, They Might Be Giants, Kool & The Gang and Village People, along with an array of jazz, R&B, soul and classical performances, the Los Angeles Philharmonic announced Tuesday. “As…

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LOS ANGELES – A ticket with all six numbers in Monday evening’s multi- state Powerball lottery was sold in Washington state and the player has the choice between receiving the $754.6 million jackpot in 30 graduated payments over 29 years or a lump sum payment of $407.2 million. The jackpot…

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LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James enters Tuesday evening’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Crypto.com Arena needing 36 points to surpass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to become the NBA’s career scoring leader. Although it is likelier James will set the record in Thursday’s game against the Milwaukee…

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