Homelessness: Mayor Eric Garcetti has proposed additional encampment clean ups and police security as an incentive for neighborhoods to provide more temporary shelters and services to the homeless. The mayor is also proposing to loosen zoning restrictions to allow for faster construction of temporary shelters. L.A. Times
State of the City: Mayor Eric Garcetti, who was in Iowa this weekend to raise his profile as a potential presidential candidate, returns to L.A. to deliver the annual State of the City Address today. Go here for a livestream of the event, scheduled to begin at 10 am, and a copy of his prepared remarks.
Music: NKRIOT, a masked musician who lives with his grandparents in Boyle Heights, is attracting fans and attention with his brand of electronic music. L.A. Magazine
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