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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

What We Know So Far About the LAPD’s Dramatic Cost-Cutting Measures

Facing a $150 million budget cut, the department is preparing to decrease its ranks and disband units that handle things like sex crimes and animal cruelty
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Incoming Council Member Nithya Raman Talks About Her Historic Victory and What Comes Next

The political rookie on her winning strategy, building a team, and what she'll bring to City Hall

District Attorney Jackie Lacey Concedes to Challenger George Gascón in Emotional Speech

After eight years in office and amid widespread outcry from social justice activists, the controversial DA is out
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Inside a Judge’s Controversial Crusade to Solve Homelessness in L.A.

As he presides over a lawsuit against the city and county over conditions in homeless encampments, 76-year-old Judge David O. Carter finds himself at the crux of one of the most pressing issues in the region