4 Big Local News Stories That Are Being Overlooked in the Coronavirus Era

The pandemic is dominating attention spans, but L.A still has to confront issues including City Hall corruption and a voting system failure
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Why Hasn’t L.A. Councilman José Huizar Resigned? It’s Complicated

Some elected officials have demanded that the embattled Eastside councilmember step down—but leaving voluntarily may not be in the cards
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Bribes, Bags of Money, and Karaoke—the City Hall Corruption Probe Keeps Getting Wilder

The ongoing federal probe into City Hall corruption takes another jaw-dropping turn
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Mayor Garcetti’s State of the City Address: Furloughs, a Battered Economy, and a Plea for Federal Help

The Mayor of L.A.'s annual update was peppered with grim realities
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Another Person Pleads Guilty in the City Hall Corruption Investigation—and the Details Are Damning

A real estate consultant admits to a RICO act violation in scheme to push a big downtown project
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As Budget Season Approaches, the City Is Bracing for a Big Dip in Revenue

First comes the health crisis, then comes the financial crisis
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Councilman David Ryu Sets His Sights on City Hall Corruption—but Will He Get Any Traction?

In the throes of a tough re-election battle, the District 4 councilman is again pushing efforts to boost accountability and reduce developer influence in City Hall
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A Former Aide to Councilman José Huizar Will Plead Guilty to Racketeering

Another day, another guilty plea in the increasingly explosive City Hall corruption investigation