Mayor Garcetti Directs $13M for Short-term Housing

Mayor Eric Garcetti has directed using 13-million dollars in excess tax revenue to pay for short-term housing.  What is excess tax revenue?

With the city is making more money on taxes than it expected to bring in, or budgeted for, that windfall is called excess tax revenue.

Englander says the city will go ahead with using excess tax revenue now to start getting a handle on the homeless problem that has become a crisis.  Tom Perumean, KABC NEWS.

Update from the Bahamas as heard on the Morning Drive

Update from the Bahamas as heard on the Morning Drive

Kimberly Mullings reporting from Freeport, Bahamas described the surreal conditions wrought by Hurricane Dorian on Grand Bahama Island. She told Jillian and John about “seeing people leaving literally in their underwear trying to seek shelter … Some people have three story homes and they had to hang out in their attics for over 24 hours.…Continue Reading

West Texas gunman was fired from job hours before massacre.

West Texas gunman was fired from job hours before massacre.

By Faith Karimi, Ed Lavandera and Christina Maxouris, CNN The 36-year-old gunman who left seven people dead in a West Texas killing rampage had been fired from his job hours before the massacre began, The New York Times reported, citing unnamed officials. CNN is working to learn more details, but authorities have repeatedly cautioned that they have yet…Continue Reading