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L.A. will eliminate 'veto' provision for homeless and affordable housing to keep state funding

By Emily Alpert Reyes To hang on to state funding, Los Angeles will eliminate a disputed requirement that gave city politicians the power to block funding for homeless housing in their districts. The decision ends a longstanding practice that has drawn criticism from nonprofit groups that assist poor and homeless people:… [READ MORE HERE] Source:…

Thousands remain without power after strong winds blow through California, keeping fire risk high

By Alejandra Reyes-Velarde Thousands of California residents were still without power Tuesday after strong winds blew through the state, toppling trees and causing the death of one woman. Wind warnings were still in effect in several areas, keeping fire crews on high alert. The extreme fire risk prompted PG&E to shut off… [READ MORE HERE]…