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Smoke from the West’s Wildfires Has Made It All the Way to NYC

A red sun gleamed over Central Park this morning as a weather system carried a little bit of the West Coast to the East Coast
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From the Crime Rate to Councilman Lunches, All of the Public Info You Had No Idea You Could Access

Ever want to take a deeper look at what's going on in city politics, and where money is going and flowing? So much info is at your fingertips if you know where to look
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Competitors Are Lining Up to Unseat L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva

The controversy-prone lawman is facing an election battle next year—including from inside his own department
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Masking Indoors Will Once Again Be Required in L.A. County

Details are still emerging, but public health officer Dr. Muntu Davis announced the renewed health order on Thursday
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Officials Lay Into ‘Selfish’ Unvaccinated as the Delta Variant Fuels a Spike

As L.A. County sees five consecutive days of 1,000-plus cases, local leaders are stressing that getting jabbed will put a damper on the Delta variant
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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
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The LAPD’s ‘Controlled’ Fireworks Detonation Is Still Echoing Through South Central

As residents try to pick up the pieces, their councilman says he believes there was a 'level of negligence' on the part of police
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After Several Postponements, the Trial of Ed Buck Gets Underway

The wealthy political donor will faces charges stemming from the overdose deaths of two men
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Gov. Newsom’s Party Affiliation Won’t Appear on the Recall Ballot

A clerical mistake became a losing battle for California’s governor
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‘It’s a Puzzle’: Experts Are Trying to Figure Out What’s Causing L.A.’s Crime Wave

Los Angeles is on track to record 437 murders this year, the most since 2006. Theories abound, but no one really knows why