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The Fall of Councilman Jose Huizar Isn’t Only Astounding. It’s Disappointing

A journalist who’s covered the District 14 councilman’s political career since the beginning laments a political mess
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What I Saw at the Revolution: A First-Person Account of the L.A. Protests

A native Angeleno's misadventures on the front lines of a movement that was generations in the making
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What I Saw from the Midst of the Looting in Santa Monica

One writer offers his personal account of being on the ground as vandalism and looting spread though Santa Monica on Sunday

The Day Cancel Culture Was Canceled

A journalist's tweet on the day Kobe died—and the fallout that followed—signaled that the era of blanket cancelation is over
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In Praise of Adam Driver Face, the Face We Need Right Now

ADF is everywhere you look—and that's a good thing
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Why the Mayor’s Presidential Pick Is So Very Garcetti

Backing Biden may not be the sexiest choice, but it could be the most pragmatic
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People Opposed to the New LACMA Plan Never Stood a Chance

A critic's take on the County Board of Supervisors' unanimous approval of a controversial museum redesign
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Trump Thought His Presidency Was Toast. If Only We Were So Lucky

The redacted Muller Report paints a portrait of a man who sure didn’t think he'd be vindicated
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Trump’s Refusal to Release His Taxes Makes Him Seem Shadier than Nixon

While the president continues his campaign of obfuscation, many Dems are doing the right thing
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California Congressman Eric Swalwell Is Running for President—but Why?

The 18th Democrat to announce a bid for the White House has some explaining to do