From an Activist to a Comedian, Here Are 11 L.A. People to Watch in 2020

L.A. is full of dynamic people, but pay extra attention to what these folks have on the horizon
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L.A.’s Asian-American Activist Newspaper from the ’70s Is Back in Print

"Gidra" is being revived by a new generation

Nury Martinez Has Introduced a Motion That Could Cut $150 Million from the LAPD

Moving city funds away from policing and into community programs has been a rallying cry of this week's protests
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L.A. Pride Won’t Return to West Hollywood in 2021

West Hollywood officials are considering bringing in a new event producer to replace Christopher Street West
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Meet Rachel Rossi, the Progressive Ex-Public Defender Running for DA

“L.A. is ready to for a new kind of District Attorney, and a bold, transformative vision of justice,” she says
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In a Dramatic Reversal, the L.A. City Budget Will Contain No New Funds for Police

Activists can claim it as one victory from this week’s protests
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Jane Fonda and Norman Lear Join Activists in Occupying Oil Company Offices in DTLA

The action follows the first Fire Drill Friday rally in L.A.
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‘Black Lives Matter Foundation’ Has Seen a Surge in Donations–but the Money Isn’t Going to the Movement

The goal of the sound-alike Santa Clarita-based foundation, started by a music producer, is to create "unity" between people and the police
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Black Lives Matter Estimates that as Many as 100,000 Protesters Gathered in Hollywood on Sunday

More than a week into an anti-police-brutality movement that's gone worldwide, Los Angeles saw its biggest organized gathering yet
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Jane Fonda Brings the ‘Fire Drill Fridays’ Rallies to L.A.

The activist actor and her famous friends have made it clear they’re willing to get arrested for climate change