Santa Monica Has Made a Mess of Investigating Last Spring’s Public Safety Disaster

Thousands of dollars were spent on a report on what went wrong the day looters ransacked the city, but it never saw the light of day
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Read Amanda Gorman’s Inauguration Poem, ‘The Hill We Climb’

The 22-year-old L.A. native captured the national moment in her new work
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3 in 10 People in L.A. County Still Don’t Wear Masks Around Non-Household Members, Study Finds

Still, those stats indicate we're being more cautious than the country as a whole
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Here’s What You Need to Know About When and How to Get a COVID Vaccination in L.A.

A quick primer on who's eligible, how to make an appointment, and more
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Disgraced Attorney Michael Avenatti’s Quiet 2020 Is About to Give Way to a Wild 2021

A look inside the Newport Beach-based lawyer's dizzying legal affairs—and all the people who've been swept up in them
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L.A. County Plans to Align with Purple Tier Status and Allow Outdoor Dining

Other activities that were restricted under the regional stay-at-home order will be allowed starting today

LAPD Reports a Sharp Increase in Violent Crime. So What’s Behind It?

There's no consensus, but analysts have some theories
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Trump’s Last-Minute Pardon of a College Scandal Dad Has ‘Supporters’ Scratching Their Heads

USC trustee Tom Barrack and billionaire businessman Sean Parker were named in Robert Zangrillo's pardon—but both say they weren't involved
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How Did the Vaccine Rollout Become Such a Wreck?

From federal failures to local blunders, a look at where things stand, what went wrong, and why change may be a ways off
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California Selects Blue Shield as Vaccine Rollout Partner

The insurance company will partner with the state to oversee distribution, a move officials hope will speed and simplify the process