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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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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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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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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
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L.A. Councilmembers Are Being Blasted for LAPD Hypocrisy

City Hall politicians are being called out by both sides of the aisle for paying lip service to defund protesters after accepting police union cash
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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
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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

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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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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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