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Dec. 16 | LA Times

During his San Bernardino stop, Obama will visit privately with families of victims, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said. Further details of the president's visit were not disclosed. White House officials have previously said that any presidential visit -- like others to communities affected by mass shootings -- would take local memorial plans into account.

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Dec. 15 | MyNewsLA

[Supervisor Hilda] Solis and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, who co-authored the proposal, said they believe investing in solutions now could prevent runaways and other youths living on the streets from becoming the chronic homeless of the future.

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Dec. 15 | OC Register

A special Los Angeles City Council committee on the 2024 Olympic Games has signed off on a memorandum of understanding between the city and the local organizing committee that would give the council a major voice in the planning of a third Los Angeles Olympics.

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Dec. 8 | LA Times

The Los Angeles City Council approved a wide-ranging salary agreement with its civilian unions Tuesday, resolving a dispute over pensions while setting the stage for thousands of new hires over the next three years.

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Dec. 8 | NBC News

With a call to bring hope for a better tomorrow, mourners gathered solemnly Monday night for two candlelight vigils in San Bernardino, California, to remember 14 people killed in a mass shooting at a social services center last week.

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Dec. 1 | LA Times

Jobs to Move America, a coalition of labor and community groups, recently lodged a complaint with the city, saying it believed BYD had violated its agreement with Los Angeles by failing to pay a living wage to employees at its downtown facility.

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Dec. 1 | LA Times

Car donation organizations give a much smaller portion of the donations they receive to charity than similar sorts of fundraising campaigns, spending nearly two-thirds on salaries for their own employees and other administrative costs, according to a report released Tuesday by the attorney general's office.

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Nov. 30 | LA Times

County officials and the head of the regional agency overseeing the project say the funding loss will further delay the creation of a multi-jurisdictional radio system for emergency responders, which they had hoped to have up and running by 2017

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