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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

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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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

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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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
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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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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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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
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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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The 116-Page José Huizar Affidavit Is Full of Stunning Details. Here Are the Highlights

The document contains talk of cash in red envelopes, multiple mentions of ‘the boss,’ and the disgraced councilman's mayoral ambitions