Facebook Announces $1B Investment To Address California's Affordable Housing CrisisThe investment will be used to "help essential workers such as teachers, nurses and first responders live closer to the communities that rely on them," according to a news release.
New Proposal Would Restrict Homeless People From Sleeping Within 500 Feet Of Parks, Homeless SheltersThe proposal would restrict people from sleeping within 500 feet of schools, parks, daycare centers, homeless shelters, bicycle paths, tunnels, or bridges on school routes.
LA City Council Member Calls On State To 'Put Skin In The Game' And End Homeless CrisisL.A. City Council member and chair of the city's Homelessness and Poverty Committee, Mitch O'Farrell, says city and county voters have done their part.
LA Considers Making Illegal Apartments Legal To Help Ease Housing CrisisA city official told Lopez that he had no idea how many apartments were operating without proper permits.
Crisis With LAUSD's Computer System Could End Up Costing District Millions In State FundingSome teachers have been taking attendance by hand.
Top Prosecutor To Help Immigrants Get Lawyers Kamala Harris called the surge in young immigrants a humanitarian crisis, echoing comments made a day earlier by Gov. Jerry Brown, a fellow Democrat.
LA City Fire Chief Sounds Alarm About Hiring CrisisActing L.A. City Fire Chief James Featherstone warned the City Council Wednesday of an ongoing hiring crisis, noting the number of firefighters on the payroll has shrunk from 3,213 to 2,853 since 2008.
Audit Finds Bell Faces 'Fiscal Crisis' After Corruption Scandal An audit reveals that the city of Bell is still reeling financially three years after it was discovered the working-class suburb's municipal leaders had looted millions of dollars from its treasury.
More 20-Somethings Dealing With 'Quarter-Life Crisis'It's known as the "quarter-life crisis", similar to the mid-life crisis for people in their 50s - but now it's happening to young people.
Looming 'Fiscal Cliff' A Growing Concern Among Holiday Shoppers In SoCalEven on Christmas Eve, the U.S. economy is moving closer and closer to the so-called "fiscal cliff."
Stay Focused In A Crisis With Tips From Dr. Carmen HarraIntuitive psychologist, relationship counselor, and author, Dr. Carmen Harra, visited the KCAL9 studios Monday to share tips on how to stay focused during a crisis.
Stocks Slide After Japan Raises Crisis Alert LevelThe Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 100 points Tuesday after Japan raised the alert level on its nuclear crisis and Alcoa Inc. reported disappointing revenue growth. Energy stocks fell sharply after oil prices dropped.
Mayor: Montebello Layoffs Unlikely Despite Cash CrunchMayor Art Barajas says the city will be able to meet payroll and does not expect any layoffs in spite of a looming cash flow crisis.
Crisis In Libya Causes Gas Prices To Keep ClimbingThe average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is at $3.97, but it could soon top $4.
Crisis In Japan Affects Oil Prices, Stock MarketsGas prices are still hovering near $4 a gallon in Southern California, but oil prices slumped below $98 a barrel Tuesday as traders braced for the worst in Japan, where a third explosion in as many days at an earthquake-damaged nuclear plant triggered a radiation leak.