California Lawmakers Eye Bills on Vaccines, Guns, Housing

SACRAMENTO — California state lawmakers have just two weeks remaining in their session to sort through hundreds of bills, some addressing volatile topics such as vaccinating children and shootings by police. The session that began in January will end Sept. ...
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LA Audit: Homeless Agency Fails to Hit Housing Goals

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority has failed to meet goals for placing people into permanent housing and for referring them to substance abuse and mental health treatment, according to a city audit released Wednesday. "It ultimately ...
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New Rules Can Deny Green Cards for Immigrants on Food Stamps

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced Monday that it is moving ahead with one of its most aggressive steps to restrict legal immigration, denying green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public ...