The City Is Reportedly Closing Echo Park Lake and Clearing the Encampment That’s Sprung Up There

People living in tents near the lake are expected to be removed as the park is closed off for an unknown length of time
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Councilman and Former LAPD Officer Joe Buscaino Jumps Into the Mayor’s Race

The District 15 rep says he wants to lead Los Angeles through a ‘state of emergency’
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Fundraising Is Underway for the 2022 Local Races. Here’s Who’s In the Lead

Money isn't everything, but early totals give us a glimpse of races to watch, from mayor to city council
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Eric Garcetti Said He Wouldn’t Get Vaccinated Before His Age Group Came Up–Until He Did

In December statement, the mayor said would not be “jumping any queue,” but a month later he’s taking heat for accepting a dose
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What Could L.A.’s Dramatic Budget Shortfall Mean for Angelenos?

From a drop in street improvements to a shrunken City Attorney's office, here's the visible impact the COVID crisis could have
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An Inside Look at L.A.’s Big City Council Change-Up

A full 20 percent of the panel is turning over in a short time period, and Mark Ridley-Thomas, Kevin de León. and Nithya Raman bring high expectations to the job
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The City Hall Corruption Scandal Just Got Even More Intriguing. Here’s What You Need to Know

As new allegations come to light and new suspects are named, a look at the present and potential future of the DOJ’s sprawling "Operation Casino Loyale"

Mayor Eric Garcetti Will Co-Chair the Biden Inaugural Committee

The announcement comes as ’Block Garcetti’ protesters continue to demonstrate outside the mayor’s residence

If the Opportunity Presents Itself, Eric Garcetti May Want to Dash for D.C.

A job in the Biden Administration might offer more upside than being mayor of L.A. But will it happen, protests and all?
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City Council Tables Its Anti-Homeless Encampment Ordinance—For Now

A proposal that would effectively criminalize sleeping outside is being put on hold amid outcry and a lack of housing, but further consideration is expected soon