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ACT-LA coalition members and other advocates will rally outside Metro HQ this morning to encourage Metro to abandon its plan to create an in-house police force and invest in improvements and approaches to outreach that enhance safety for all instead.

  • The Port of Baltimore tore this community apart long before the Key Bridge collapse (CapitalB); Bridge collapse brings stark reminder of immigrant workers’ vulnerabilities (WaPo; NBCNews); Bridge collapse recovery team finds victims’ likely vehicles (WaPo); Longshoremen wonder what now (Baltimore Banner); Rebuilding will take years (WaPo); and because it is a day ending in "Y": Utah lawmaker blames 'diversity' for Baltimore bridge collapse (NBCNews)
  • Traffic deaths rise in U.S. cities despite billions spent to make streets safer (CBSNews)
  • L.A. City Councilmember Curren Price accused of 21 violations of city ethics laws (LAT)
  • Former L.A. Deputy Mayor Raymond Chan found guilty in sprawling City Hall corruption case (LAT, DailyNews; CBSNews)
  • Inside Safe: More Than A Year of Limited Success and Ongoing Controversy (KNOCK-LA)
  • L.A. Spent Over $1.73 Million on These Controversial ‘Anti-Homeless’ Signs. Do They Actually Work? (L.A. TACO)
  • Civic groups launch campaign to double L.A. County’s quarter-cent homelessness sales tax (LAT)
  • For Many Young Parents, Family-Sized Housing Is Out of Reach in LA — To Buy or Rent (LAist)
  • A grim reminder of the affordability crisis: 60yo woman dead, another with special needs left in critical condition after garage fire (KTLA)
  • Libraries expand Naloxone clinics, training at Los Angeles County libraries (DailyNews)
  • Metro no longer considering Lyft to run LA County bike share (L.A. Public Press)
  • Graffiti tower debate shows Los Angeles’ contradictory relationship with street culture (LAT)
  • Chevron owns Richmond's news site. Many stories aren't told. (NPR)
  • Will the Electric Vehicle Push Bring Black Americans Along on the Ride? (CapitalB)
  • Disabled People Are Dying in America’s Crosswalks. We Need to Protect Them. (Governing)

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