California

Measure requiring LA hotels to provide rooms to the homeless

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A measure that would require hotels in Los Angeles to place unhoused people in vacant rooms and the city to consider its affordable housing needs before approving new hotel developments will appear on the March 2024 ballot. What You Need To Know The initiative received more than 126,000 signatures and was …

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Committee seeks homeless housing agreement with Cecil Hotel

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A motion for the city of Los Angeles to enter into a master lease with the downtown Cecil Hotel for a permanent housing program to address homelessness advanced in the Homeless and Poverty Committee on Thursday. The hotel, a historic building which has attracted public fascination for its sordid past, was …

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Hwy 1 to Big Sur named one of California’s best road trips

The iconic Bixby Bridge along the Big Sur stretch of Highway 1 regularly attracts huge crowds that area infrastructure isn’t designed to handle. Courtesy Cal Fire Highway 1 from Morro Bay to Monterey has been tapped by worldatlas.com as one of California’s four best road trips. As reporter Eleni Veroutsos posted on the website Aug. …

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US proposes increased refund protections for air travelers

The Transportation Department is proposing to require airlines to offer passengers a refund if their flight schedule is changed significantly or the airline makes major changes to their itinerary. What You Need To Know The proposed rule announced Wednesday would require airlines to give refunds if their departure or arrival time changes by three hours …

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California, New York, Illinois declare outbreak an emergency

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) talks with reporters after a meeting with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., In the US Capitol, on Friday, July 15, 2022. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency over the rapidly spreading monkeypox outbreak on Monday, the …

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Where To Plan A Family Trip In Idaho Before Summer Vacation Ends

Can you believe that it’s already August? It seems like Summer just began; now, in only a month, the kids will be heading back to school. With temperatures finally expected to drop to tolerable temperatures, there’s still time to take the family on an unforgettable trip this summer! Don’t let the summer slip by, get …

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Union for Sacramento Sheraton Grand workers wants wage hikes

One hundred hotel workers formed a picket line outside the Sheraton Grand Hotel in downtown Sacramento on Wednesday, protesting wages they say haven’t kept up with inflation. The protest offered a window into the local tourism industry, back on its feet after COVID-19 devastation, but unable to shake its reputation for producing many dead-end lower …

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