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An Affair to Dismember: My Two Decades Covering Robert Durst

Journalist Lisa DePaulo spent years covering the case of the infamous millionaire murderer—then she became a witness at his trial
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California Moves Out of the Highest COVID Transmission Risk Tier

The Golden State and Puerto Rico are the only places in the country where the risk of COVID-19 transmission is "substantial" rather than "high"
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Can a Blustery Former Cop Become L.A.’s Next Mayor?

Controversial councilman Joe Buscaino has emerged as a surprisingly strong contender in the 2022 mayoral race. Will he be L.A.’s answer to New York City’s Eric Adams, or will progressives take him out?
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Want to Go Out Drinking in L.A. County? It’s Time to Get Vaccinated

A new health order coming down the pike is set to mandate proof of vax at bars, wineries, breweries, and more
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Opinion: The California Recall Was Stupid, but Democrats Can Still Learn from It

Even though the long-shot attempt to oust a Democratic governor in a Blue state was a miserable failure, there are plenty of takeaways
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Who Lost—and Who Lost Even Bigger—in the California Recall

From the California GOP to California taxpayers, we survey the damage of a doomed and really, really expensive attempt to oust Governor Gavin Newsom
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Here’s What Angelenos Had to Say as They Headed to the Polls on Tuesday

On the morning of the gubernatorial recall election, voters explained why they'd be voting "yes" or "no" on a consequential question
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Amid Protests, L.A.’s New Civil Rights Department Gets a Home

Formed in the wake of the murder of George Floyd, the city's Civil + Human Rights and Equity Department is setting out to quash discrimination and bias, but not everyone is sold
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LAPD’s Bad Guesstimate Caused the Destructive Fireworks Explosion in South L.A.

According the ATF, officers vastly overloaded the containment vessel used for what was supposed to be a controlled detonation
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Warning of Trumpism, Biden Tries to Help Newsom Run Up the Score on the Recall

Putting the recall race into perspective, the President told a crowd in Long Beach Monday night, “The rest of America is counting on you, and so am I"