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. Councilmembers Propose Replacing LAPD Officers with Service Providers on Some Calls

Motion co-author Herb Wesson says he anticipates the motion, inspired by recent activist outcry, will pass
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Newspaper Ads Call for LACMA to Be Saved

Ads critical of the museum's redevelopment have appeared in both The New York Times and Los Angeles Times
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When ICE Threatened International Students with Deportation, Their Peers Sprang into Action

A contingent of current and former UCLA students used social media to connect and create an invaluable resource for vulnerable visa-holders
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Madonna Joins L.A. Protests to Oust District Attorney Jackie Lacey

The pop superstar joined activists at City Hall on Wednesday
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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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Actors Who’ve Played Cops on TV and in Movies Are Donating Real Money to Anti-Brutality Campaigns

Hollywood actors who have profited off portrayals of law enforcement are publicly donating to the fight against real-life abuses
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Two Protesters Were Reportedly Injured During George Floyd Demonstrations in DTLA

Tensions run high across the country in the wake of the Minneapolis man’s death
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NBA Playoff Games Expected to Resume Following Player Protest

On Wednesday, pro athletes in the NBA, WNBA, and other leagues protested the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin by refusing to play
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‘It’s More Than Just Shops’: Activists Are Fighting to Save Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza

South L.A. won a battle against a developer seeking to buy the mall, but their war against gentrification is far from over