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​Claim accuses Wells Fargo of denying loans to young migrants

"It's very important in our view to establish that there are clear rules against this kind of discrimination, particularly in a time like this," said Thomas A. Saenz, president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

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​California looks to build $7 billion legal pot economy

The future of California's legal marijuana industry is being shaped in a warren of cubicles tucked inside a retired basketball arena, where a garden of paper cannabis leaves sprouts on file cabinets and a burlap sack advertising "USA Home Grown" dangles from a wall.

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SoCal counties lack homeless shelters for families

With hundreds of families out on the streets, non profits and county homeless advocates are looking for new ways to provide shelter. LA County may rent out full motels to get children and their parents off the streets. In Orange County, a new home opened for homeless families who have chronic medical needs.

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LA city council approves Olympics host city contract

The council unanimously gave its final approval to hosting the 2024 Olympics. If the city is chosen, L.A. would be responsible for cost overruns, should it go over budget. Organizers say their plans would not go into the red because they'll use SoCal's existing stadiums, and not build new ones.

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