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LOS ANGELES — A federal judge overseeing a sprawling lawsuit about homelessness in Los Angeles ordered the city and county on Tuesday to offer some form of shelter to the entire homeless population of skid row by October. Judge David O. Carter granted a preliminary injunction sought by the plaintiffs in the case last week and now is telling the city and county that they must find single women ...

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LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles is poised to become the latest city to try universal basic income. Mayor Eric Garcetti included a $24 million Basic Income Guaranteed program in his city budget to be released Tuesday. L.A. would become the biggest city to try the concept, possibly joining California cities Stockton and Compton as well as cities elsewhere. Here is a primer: What would the L.A. program ...

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LOS ANGELES – A celebrity doctor nominated to a local homeless commission has been pulled from consideration after community members objected and mounted a #DumpDrDrew Twitter campaign accusing him of promoting policies that criminalize homelessness. Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger announced Monday evening that she had withdrawn her nomination for Dr. David Drew Pinsky, more ...

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LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti offered his vision Monday for helping the city emerge from the financial devastation of COVID-19, saying city leaders should commit to economic justice by pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into relief programs and ramping up initiatives that keep residents safe, employed and out of poverty. In his annual State of the City address, Garcetti ...

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LOS ANGELES — A 12-year-old girl was among those hospitalized after a gunman opened fire at a birthday party in South Los Angeles on Sunday evening, authorities said. The shooting happened around 7 p.m. near 74th Street and Hobart Boulevard, Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Tony Im said. The girl was shot in the foot, according to Sgt. Leanne Hoffman of the LAPD’s 77th Street Division. ...