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L.A. City Council Approves a Controversial Anti-Camping Ordinance

Lawmakers are attempting to get a handle on the city's encampments by allowing case-by-case enforcement in sensitive areas, and homeless advocates are concerned
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From the Crime Rate to Councilman Lunches, All of the Public Info You Had No Idea You Could Access

Ever want to take a deeper look at what's going on in city politics, and where money is going and flowing? So much info is at your fingertips if you know where to look
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What Now? With a Mayor on the Way Out, L.A. Plunges Into the Great Unknown

A leadership void when Eric Garcetti goes to India could have serious repercussions for the city
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It’s Official: Biden Taps L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti for India Ambassadorship

After eight years in office, L.A.’s mayor is poised to take an ambassadorship, leaving a void in city hall
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The Garcetti-to-India Waiting Game Has Pushed L.A. into Political Purgatory

Two months after rumors of an ambassadorship started circulating, Los Angeles still doesn't know if its mayor will stay or go—and that uncertainty could have ramifications
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How Some City Leaders Keep Piles of Cash Flowing to Their Favored Causes

Since 2000, local pols have propelled a staggering $117 million in so-called 'behested payments.' Here's a breakdown of where that cash is coming from and where it's going
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Joe Buscaino Positions Himself as the ‘Clean Streets’ Candidate for L.A. Mayor

The cop-turned-councilman drops an ad a year before Election Day and plays the public safety card
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Coarse Comments Have Mayor Garcetti’s Chief of Staff in Hot Water

Is L.A.'s mayor just really bad at picking top aides?
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If Garcetti Goes to India, Who’ll Step In as Interim Mayor?

The chatter that President Joe Biden will soon nominate Mayor Eric Garcetti to be the next U.S. Ambassador to India is growing deafening. Numerous media outlets are reporting that...
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Actor Ricky Schroder Throws Costco Tantrum Over Misunderstood Masking Rules

The former child star followed up to say he "had to use" an employee to make a point to the "corporate overlords"