Social Services

Top Story: Heroism forged in pain

Heroism forged in pain Ambyr Rose descended from generations of drug-addicted mothers whose children ended up in the foster care system. She, however, overcame that legacy of abuse and… [Read more]
Children and Families
Rescuing youthful identities

Rescuing youthful identities

Minors are ineligible for credit cards and car loans in California. Yet there they were—the names and Social Security numbers of more than 100 Los… [Read more]
Homelessness
Everyone should count

Everyone should count

For Los Angeles to effectively confront the shame of homelessness, it needs a clear picture of the problem. And the 2013 Greater Los Angeles Homeless… [Read more]
Housing
More affordable housing in the works

More affordable housing in the works

In a compromise intended to bolster the county’s supply of affordable housing even in times of budget uncertainty, the Board of Supervisors this week unanimously… [Read more]