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Section 8 (housing)

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  • Editorial: Sequester Hitting Poor Where They Live

    Editorial: Sequester Hitting Poor Where They Live
    If you were entertaining the notion that the so-called sequester is really a good idea, it isn't. It may end up putting hundreds of poor Connecticut families out on the street. That is just one of many adverse effects beginning to take shape as a result...
  • Homeless population declines in L.A. County, U.S. says

     
    A U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development report shows a decrease in the overall homeless population in Los Angeles County, and a more marked decrease in the number of homeless veterans....
  • L.A. budget official warns of major cuts if Congress fails to act

     
    The top budget official at Los Angeles City Hall warned Thursday that the city could lose up to $115 million in federal grants if Congress fails to stave off automatic across-the-board budget cuts scheduled for March 1. In a report......
  • “Chicago Fire” puts its title city at center stage

     
    We think it’s safe to say that Chicago is officially back on the film and television map. The city’s always been an attractive place to shoot — rich in history and architecture, and possessing an abundance of patina. But until the tax...
  • L.A. County Sheriff's Department violated rights of blacks, Justice Department says

    L.A. County Sheriff's Department violated rights of blacks, Justice Department says
    The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department violated the U.S. Constitution and federal laws in its treatment of blacks and other residents of public housing in the Antelope Valley, the U.S. Justice Department concluded. Federal officials on Friday...
  • Officials warn of Section 8 housing scam

    In the highly competitive world of Section 8 housing assistance, Glendale officials say there have been reports of people promising people a highly coveted voucher in exchange for money. The suspects, city officials say, have gone so far as opening phony...
  • DreamWorks Animation signs TV deal with Germany's Super RTL

    In the latest push to expand its television production business, DreamWorks Animation has signed a five-year deal to produce animated television shows for German broadcaster Super RTL. Under the deal, the creator of the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and...
  • Glendale police seek leads in running man who grabbed woman's buttocks

    Glendale police are looking for a man who reportedly grabbed the buttocks of a 28-year-old Glendale woman last week as she was walking her dog. The woman was walking her dog about 12:35 a.m. Thursday in the area of Chevy Chase Drive and Harvard Street...
  • Red flag warning issued for mountain areas

    Gusty winds coupled with tinder dry vegetation and low humidity have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a red flag warning for region’s mountain areas Wednesday into Thursday. Winds are forecast to hit 15 mph to 30 mph, with possible...
  • $300 in 'good luck' money stolen from Glendale market wall

    In what could be described as a bold affront to karma, police say a thief stole $300 worth of “good luck money” early Tuesday from a Glendale meat market. The money had been taped on a wall inside the market in the 100 block of South Adams...
  • Seniors spend years waiting for apartment

    Seniors spend years waiting for apartment
    As Susana Cruciana strolls down Second Street, she recounts details of a past Laguna. "There was a roller skating rink on the corner," said Cruciana, 63. Then she turns slightly and points to another site where sits a pale green, two-story Laguna...
  • Glendale plans to counter Section 8 housing cuts

    Glendale housing officials plan to tap reserves in order to save an estimated 112 households from losing affordable housing vouchers as a result of the across-the-board federal spending cuts known as sequestration. City officials expect to lose at least...