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Thumbnail felons los angeles prep Getting Out: For felons — especially ‘lifers’ who have served decades-long sentences — it’s nearly impossible to find sustaining work in Los Angeles

“The things I encountered coming into the workforce after being released, it’s kind of like not simply black and white,” says Alfredo Cruz, who...

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Thumbnail homeless child los angeles Kids with no home: Will today’s homeless children in Los Angeles be the next generation of homeless adults?

Children and youths who are homeless face considerable challenges today, and, according to many studies, also later in life. Because of their...

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Thumbnail skid row Measure H ‘crucial’ to fund services

Back in November, City of Los Angeles voters overwhelmingly (by 76 percent) approved Proposition HHH. It authorized $1.2 billion in bonds to build...

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Thumbnail santa fe dam la county The Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area

My friend Dave, an artist and a walker, has an unerring nose for out-of-the-way spots to explore at leisure. A few months ago he started talking...

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