Federal Community Development Block Grant

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City Of El Monte To Fix Up Foreclosed Homes For Low-Income Families

The city of El Monte plans to buy bank-owned homes, fix them up, and then sell them to low-income families in an effort to combat foreclosures in the area.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/29/2012

In this rendering released by AEG, the proposed football stadium to house a NFL team in Los Angeles, California is seen. (credit: AEG via Getty Images)

Controversy Erupts Over Public Funds Slated For Farmers Field’s Architectural Firm

Jeff Dietrich serves a thousand meals a day at his soup kitchen on skid row. He sees the poor and needy firsthand. But he does not see why a $1 million of taxpayer money, that could go to help the needy, is ending up in the hands of one of the world’s largest architectural firms.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2011