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    has increased rapidly, especially in the county of Los Angeles. From conducting search on the keyword “homelessness,” I found that there are a lot of people in the Los Angeles county who has been homeless for a while and it has been increasing continuously. According to the LA times, “L.A. sees another sharp rise in homelessness and outdoor tents” by Gale Holland and Peter Jamison shows that homelessness developed in the last year by nearly 47,000 people in the street and shelters regardless of an exhaustive federal push that has cut the levels of homeless veterans by nearly a third. People without homes have to face many obstacles. In the city of Los Angeles, the population raised steadily by nearly 5.7% percent…

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    We chose Los Angeles to be the home of the Stingrays because Los Angeles is one of the only biggest cities in the country that doesn 't have a football team there, but also Los Angeles is one of the wealthiest cities in America, and it 's also surrounded by wealthy cities such as, San Jose and Silicon Valley. The average age in Los Angeles is about 34 which means most of the people in the Los Angeles region are employed. The average household income is about $55,000 which shows that families can…

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    The Environmental Services Department was established by the San Diego County in 1988 to protect the environment and to provide all San Diego residents with properly disposed municipal solid waste, along with an environmental free of litter and illegal dumping. In addition, the Environmental Services Department is organized into three operational divisions, which are: (1) the Waste Reduction and Disposal Division (WRAD) manages the waste reduction, refuse disposal, fee booth operation section,…

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    call the city home. One resident says Santa Monica is what happens when “hippies get rich”. Thus, there are many upsides to living and working in this community. Primarily, the various government departments and social agencies, which make up some of the fabric and networks of this community, are plentiful and available. In addition, the city’s economy is strong, which allows for further development of its infrastructure. Despite a bus system that runs throughout the city, most residents…

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    I’ve already seen it. The canal, the body builders, and the ridiculous tshirts that only someone stoned would buy. But I’m not from Venice. fourteen miles down south of the beach is South Central, my home for the first eighteen years of my life. Now, during holidays and breaks, I live in the middle of northern LA County in a desert called Palmdale. It’s important to note the differences. One that I learned immediately was that neighbors don’t like noise but love to phone police about it. Our…

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    The two cities I chose to report on are Downey and South Gate. The reasons I chose these cities are I graduated from Downey High School and I grew up in the city of South Gate. From personal experience, I know that they are similar in many ways but also differ in terms of their economy just by observing the cities. This report will discuss the economic development goals of the two cities with emphasis on how they compare and contrast to one another and will determine the desirability of…

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    Homelessness is an issue that goes back as far as the 1640s. The County of Los Angeles has been trying to combat the issues of homelessness for decades. The total estimated number of people experiencing homelessness in “Los Angeles County” according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) is “46,874, an overall increase of 2,515 people or 5.7% from 2015 (44,359)” LAHSA.ORG (2016). Although many programs have been developed over the years, the numbers continue to increase for…

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    realize that I do not need to be spending money on luxuries but instead donating that money to charities. As he states, “Again, the formula is simple: whatever money you’re spending on luxuries, not necessities, should be given away”. I was motivated by this article because I realized that not all individuals have the same advantage as I do. I have the chance to get an education, have a shelter and buy luxuries that others do not. If I have the chance to teach or help others, I would because I…

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    In Los Angeles, people are always up and about. There is a constant need for luxury transportation as people go out to parties, special events, or corporate affairs. Whatever the reason, transportation is a must through the busy, popular location. Our services are versatile, as we adhere to the need of a wide fan base. Customers enjoy our services because we listen to what their specific needs are and we cattier to them. We also provide reasonable prices and excellent customer support. Take a…

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    Los Angeles is a place where people of different social backgrounds lead increasingly separate, parallel lives. Individuals from all social backgrounds participate in routine activities in micro-spaces throughout the city such as purchasing a cup of coffee or riding the bus to work. These people can be a student going to school or a senior citizen out on a stroll. Even though they may cross paths and share certain spaces on a consistent basis, that does not mean that they live identical lives.…

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