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As Protests Rage in Chile, These Patchwork Pictures Are More Relevant than Ever

During a dark period in Chile's history, colorful hand-sewn pieces called arpilleras told stories of people's struggles
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The Valley’s Nury Martinez Will Be L.A.’s First Latina City Council President

Come January, she’ll also be the first woman to hold the post in more than 30 years
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The Race to Represent L.A. City Council District 4 Could Get Competitive

With election day less than 100 days away (really!), incumbent councilman David Ryu faces some serious challengers
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Why Do Officials Who Worked with George Gascón in S.F. Appear to Be Snubbing Him Now?

Gascón was San Francisco’s D.A. before moving south, and it seems not everyone was impressed
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Has Jacob Wohl Finally Scammed His Way into Prison?

A Trump-obsessed 21-year-old from Riverside became famous for launching smear campaigns against GOP opponents. Now his latest scheme has him in the hot seat

New Attacks Ads Are the Latest Salvo in a Battle Between a Local Union and the Mayor

The union that reps most DWP workers is going after Eric Garcetti's plan to close a trio of power plants
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Cenk Uygur Is out for Katie Hill’s Seat. When it Comes to Republicans, He’s Ready to ‘Rip Their Face Off’

The progressive pundit has fiery rhetoric, but local Dems have reservations
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L.A.’s Influential Teachers Union Has Endorsed Bernie Sanders for President

They are the first teachers’ union in the nation to endorse a presidential candidate

Adam Schiff Is Ready to Rumble

The mild-mannered, vegan congressman from Burbank has become the GOP’s worst nightmare—but is he tough enough to take on the Trump smear machine?
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Meet George Gascón, the Progressive Ex-Cop Challenging Jackie Lacey for D.A.

The former San Francisco D.A. talks about returning home and fixing the 'toxic' criminal justice system