Members of several groups of homeless advocates from across Los Angeles converged on a homeless encampment at the north end of Echo Park Lake on Feb. 12 to protest the routine weekly litter collection.
Bedbugs. Mold. Typhus. The list of problems at some of Southern California’s low-rent properties is extensive. Many of the tenants who endure these issues all have one thing in common: a management company, PAMA Management, and a landlord, Mike Nijjar, with a long track record of frequent evictions and health and safety violations.
Los Angeles is home to the largest Iranian population outside of Iran. The killing of top Iranian commander Qassem Suleimani is generating some strong emotions here. KPPC’s Josie Huang reports from Persian Square in Westwood.