Scenes From the Kinda First Los Angeles Mayoral Forum

Homelessness, policing, and the environment are topics as some of the leading candidates take the stage

Facing Blowback, Sheriff Villanueva Now Says He Didn’t Say He’s Investigating that Reporter

Villanueva is walking back on his comments that L.A. Times reporter, Alene Tchekmedyian, would be included in a criminal leak investigation

Speed Limits to be Reduced on Nearly 200 Miles of L.A. Streets

Garcetti announced Monday that 177 miles of Los Angeles streets will soon see a reduction in speed limits by five miles per hour
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Just 46 Percent of Metro Employees Are Vaccinated Against the Coronavirus

Improving that statistic and totally rethinking customer service are just two of the challenges facing the transit agency's new CEO, Stephanie Wiggins
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L.A. Band Grateful Shred Linked to a Santa Cruz COVID Outbreak

Members of the Grateful Dead tribute act "nearly all" tested positive, along with some crew members and fans, after a series of live shows
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Vaccine Selfies May Be Clogging Your Feed, but They’re Also Doing Good

According to one expert, normalizing the process for others outweighs the risk of inspiring FOMO in your followers
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What California Voters Need to Know About the September 14 Recall Election

A hugely consequential recall race is underway. Have questions? We have answers

L.A. Board of Supervisors Approves New Plan Against Slumlords

The proposal mandates more frequent inspections of Los Angeles rental properties and withholds rent from owners who don’t obey

California Judge on Biden’s SCOTUS Short List May Disappoint Liberals

Known as a ”consensus builder,” California Supreme Court Justice Leondra Kruger could be the last person the hard-left was hoping for.
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California Will Ban the Sale of New Gas-Powered Cars Starting in 2035

Gavin Newsom announced the state will join countries around the world already committed to phasing out the technology