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The Battle to Fill the City Council Seat Being Vacated by José Huizar

Our district-by-district look at the 2020 L.A. City Council campaign starts with a face-off featuring a familiar name in California politics
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A New Documentary Takes a Deep Dive Into L.A.’s Struggling Mental Health System

Black Lives Matter founder Patrisse Cullors, who appears in the film, calls its broadcast ”beyond urgent”
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Why Sex Workers Aren’t Enthused About Kamala Harris’s Run for President

A Sex Workers Outreach Project organizer explains
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Could California Become the First State to Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms?

The group Decriminalize California hopes L.A.'s influencers and podcasters will help that dream become a reality

What Does a Chinese Company Want with Gay Hookup App Grindr?

When a staid conglomerate snatched up the app, everyone expected a few bumps. But nobody predicted a counterintelligence investigation by the FBI
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Andrew Yang Probably Isn’t Who You Think He Is

At an L.A. rally, the Democratic candidate and entrepreneur swept aside the circumcision talk to present his surprisingly progressive platform
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Here’s What You Need To Know About Controversial Housing Bill SB 50 (Updated)

The so-called "MORE Homes Act" has been postponed, but will be eligible again in 2020
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Jon Voight Isn’t the Only Celebrity Who Thinks Donald Trump Is Great

A roundup of famous people who also support the guy Voight called the “greatest president since Lincoln”
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L.A.’s Controversial DA Jackie Lacey Takes on Her Critics: ‘I Think Prosecutor Is an Honorable Job’

She made history as the county’s first African American DA. Now she’s fighting for her political life Against Black Lives Matter and a renegade prosecutor from San Francisco
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Presidential Candidate Marianne Williamson Is Running on Empathy

The L.A.-based guru extends her Oprah-approved brand of political mindfulness to the Trump-weary