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Threats and Restrictions Aren’t Putting a Damper on L.A.’s Rule-Flouting Underground Party Scene

As virus cases and casualties spike throughout the region, furtive dance clubs have continued to operate and thrive with little law enforcement intervention
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When It Comes to Natural Disasters, FEMA Says L.A. County Is the Riskiest Place in the U.S.

The federal agency's National Risk Index ranks more than 3,000 counties—and L.A. is on top
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L.A. Prosecutors Are at Loggerheads with Their New Boss, George Gascón

The union that represents local prosecutors filed suit against the new DA earlier this week
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10 Things that Made 2020 a Little Less Terrible

From drive-ins to clever chefs to big-time voter turnout, Angelenos had at least a few things to celebrate this year
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Some Health Care Workers Who Were Offered the Vaccine Have Turned it Down

Half of the essential medical staff offered vaccine in Riverside have refused so far
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Dr. Fauci Urges Calm as a New COVID Strain Is Confirmed in California

“I don’t think Californians should feel this is something odd. This is something that’s expected,” Dr. Fauci stated
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Anti-Mask Protesters Stage ‘Stampede’ at Erewhon

A group of anti-mask demonstrators attempted to convince grocery shoppers to “live their lives”
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A Month-by-Month Look at How L.A. Wrestled with Its Greatest Crisis Ever

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic went from being a distant threat to the thing that defined our year—and turned the city upside down
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People Are Still Planning In-Person New Year’s Eve Parties. Seriously.

Health experts lay out what Angelenos are risking if they insist on ringing in the New Year with people from outside their households
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A Look Back at a Roller Coaster of a Year in L.A. Politics

In 2020, the halls of power were dominated by big fights, big surprises, and the mother of all federal investigations