The crime totals were announced by Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at a morning news conference. They heralded the continued fall in violent crimes with Beck calling Los Angeles “the safest big city in America.”
For people with no air conditioning at home and looking for relief without spending money in a mall or cafe, there were places to go like Asian Youth Center on West Clary Avenue. It’s not far from the San Gabriel Mission - and it’s one of more than 50 centers that L.A. County has designated for anyone to use, especially seniors and others with health issues.
Gov. Jerry Brownon Wednesday signed into law legislation aimed at increasing protections for California homeowners facing the possibility of foreclosure.
The Lunchtime Concert series will take place every Wednesday at noon and will run until August 15.