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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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L.A. County’s Outdoor Dining Ban Will Go Into Effect, Despite Challenges

Efforts to stop the temporary closure of outdoor dining failed at the Board of Supervisors and Superior Court on Tuesday
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Opposition to L.A. County’s Outdoor Dining Shutdown Grows

Business people, industry groups, and even some public officials want the measure—which goes into effect on Wednesday—to be reconsidered
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Dianne Feinstein Will Step Down from Her Judiciary Committee Leadership Role

The 87-year-old California Democrat says she’ll vacate the influential post
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General Motors Yanks Support of Trump Efforts to Roll Back California Pollution Rules

GM is pulling out of a lawsuit in which it sided with the administration–and execs are said to be encouraging other automakers to do the same
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Veteran Journalist Carl Bernstein Calls Out 21 GOP Senators for Refusing to Openly Condemn Trump

Bernstein castigated the senators he says "have privately expressed their disdain" for the president, but refuse to stand up to him in public
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Outdoor Dining at Restaurants in L.A. County Suspended Starting on Wednesday

As COVID infections skyrocket, county public health officials have announced restaurants, bars, wineries, and breweries have to temporarily stop offering on-premises service
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Did a Tweet Reveal a California Lawmaker Traveled to Maui Amid the COVID-19 Surge?

L.A. assemblymembers Wendy Carrillo and Blanca Rubio appear to be among the elected officials who flouted guidelines to attend a conference about safely reopening the economy
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California Democrats Lost Ground in the State’s Congressional Delegation

The 2018 Blue Wave hasn't been erased, but the tide has rolled back a bit