Tents used by the homeless line a downtown Los Angeles street in September. Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles, announced Monday a proposal to spend more than $2 billion in bond funds on permanent housing to deal with the state’s homeless population.
Tents used by the homeless line a downtown Los Angeles street in September. Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles, announced Monday a proposal to spend more than $2 billion in bond funds on permanent housing to deal with the state’s homeless population. Damian Dovarganes The Associated Press
Tents used by the homeless line a downtown Los Angeles street in September. Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles, announced Monday a proposal to spend more than $2 billion in bond funds on permanent housing to deal with the state’s homeless population. Damian Dovarganes The Associated Press
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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.