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Gale Holland

Gale Holland covers homelessness and poverty for the Los Angeles Times. Starting in 2005, she edited the cops and courts beat, wrote news columns and covered higher education. A series about college construction abuses that she wrote with Michael Finnegan won a 2012 investigative reporting award from the Nieman Foundation. A Los Angeles native, she has worked for USA Today, Copley News and L.A. Weekly and wants to understand the consequences of urban inequality.
L.A. has great weather, yet more homeless die of the cold here than in New York

Hypothermia can set in at temperatures as high as 50 degrees, experts say. And with 39,000 people living on the streets in L.A. County, the risk can be high.

UCLA and Brentwood School accused of shortchanging veterans at West L.A. facility

The schools are supposed to provide services to veterans in exchange for maintaining their leases at the West L.A. VA campus. They say they are living up to their agreements.

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