Los Angeles City Council approves settlement of homelessness lawsuit, to develop up to 16,000 beds, housing units

Los Angeles City Council approves settlement of homelessness lawsuit, to develop up to 16,000 beds, housing units

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Los Angeles City Council approved a settlement with the LA Alliance for Human Rights Wednesday in which the city will spend up to $3 billion over the next five years to develop as many as 16,000 beds or housing units for the homeless, enough to accommodate 60% of the homeless … Read more

De León targeted with 2nd recall notice from Adkins

De León targeted with 2nd recall notice from Adkins

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Los Angeles Councilman Kevin de León was served with a recall notice Tuesday, filed by the same constituent who targeted him with a recall effort last year before terminating the petition in November. What You Need To Know Pauline Adkins and other signees launched the recall campaign De León opened the … Read more

Mayor Eric Adams calls on New Yorkers to fight crime

Mayor Eric Adams calls on New Yorkers to fight crime

These are lightly edited remarks Mayor Eric Adams made Monday night at the Association for a Better New York’s 17th Annual Spirit of ABNY Celebration. I’m just so concerned about America. It’s not only New York. I don’t know what has happened to us as a country. And it just bothers me so much that … Read more

NYC could face ‘decline’ of workers returning to offices over crime

NYC could face ‘decline’ of workers returning to offices over crime

An advocate for large New York City employers warned Sunday that the Big Apple could see a “long-term decline” of workers commuting to Manhattan’s office buildings if crime isn’t reduced. Under 40% of Manhattan office workers currently go to their desks on an average week day, according to the Partnership for New York City, a … Read more