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A Top Garcetti Advisor Is On Leave Amid Multiple Sexual Misconduct Accusations

Rick Jacobs has stepped away from his duties at two of Garcetti's nonprofits after several men came forward with reports of unwanted kissing and touching
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The Battle Between Nithya Raman and David Ryu Is a Glimpse at the Future of L.A. Politics

A progressive incumbent is being challenged by an even more progressive urban planner with big grassroots support in City Council District 4. What the race means for city hall dynamics
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Can a Vocal City Hall Critic Win Against a 30-Year Veteran of L.A. Politics?

A look at the contest between Grace Yoo and Mark Ridley-Thomas for Herb Wesson’s District 10 seat on the City Council
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Chinese Developer Agrees to Pay More Than $1 Million in City Hall Corruption Case

The company behind a $700 million DTLA project was accused of bribing public officials to get permits and approvals

LAPD Officers Are About to Get a Raise—but How Much Do They Make to Begin With?

As L.A. declares a fiscal emergency and moves to furlough thousands of city workers, a look at the police department's big salary budget
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Can Jose Huizar’s Elected Successor Convince His Constituents to Trust City Hall?

In a candid interview, incoming District 14 councilman Kevin de León talks about the challenges and opportunities ahead
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The Fall of Councilman Jose Huizar Isn’t Only Astounding. It’s Disappointing

A journalist who’s covered the District 14 councilman’s political career since the beginning laments a political mess
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Will the City Hall Corruption Scandal Doom a Massive DTLA Development?

Officials are seeking to revoke permits for an L.A. Live-adjacent megaproject that City Attorney Mike Feuer has called ”a product of corruption”
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Could Jose Huizar’s Arrest Lead to a Bigger Fish in the City Hall Corruption Scandal?

As U.S. Attorney Nick Hanna suggested, L.A. should "stay tuned"
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Exclusive: Jackie Lacey Blasts George Gascón in Ferocious Attack Ad

As her opponent gains ground among progressives and protesters, the incumbent DA wants people to 'just ask George' about his record on police misconduct