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For an Iranian Refugee, the Closing of an L.A. Kmart Is the End of an Era

"It was the first store I’d ever seen that sold everything from women’s underwear to kids’ bikes."

7 Important Lessons About Democracy to Be Learned from Hollywood Movies

For instance, "democracy is always coming apart"
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Downtown L.A.’s Christopher Columbus Statue Is Being Removed for Good

On Saturday, November 10, Columbus comes down
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Here’s What Tuesday’s Results Mean for California’s Congressional Delegation

The narrow wins and surprising shake-ups from last night
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How California’s 11 Ballot Propositions Fared

We're keeping the gas tax and not expanding rent control
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Proposition 10 Bites the Dust

Voters reject California's rent control measure
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What You Learn Knocking on Doors on the Outskirts of L.A.

Midterm election canvassing is a view from the ground of SoCal's landscape, political and otherwise
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These L.A. Businesses Are Treating Voters to Deals on Election Day

From free rides to the polls to fun celebrations after
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Jenny Holzer Wants You to Vote for Your Life

The icon artist unveils a mobile billboard in Little Tokyo