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The Ups, Downs, and Power Plays of Outgoing Council President Herb Wesson

As the District 10 councilman prepares to step down, we look back at his complicated legacy
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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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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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It’s Been Precisely a Year Since the José Huizar FBI Raid—So What’s Unfolded Since?

The District 14 councilman has yet to be arrested or charged, but that doesn't mean the scandal hasn't had repercussions
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Venice Councilman Mike Bonin Wants to Change the Narrative Around Homelessness

The outspoken official talks about the homelessness crisis, mental illness, and his own ”brush” with living on the streets of L.A.

Protests Over Proposed Sidewalk Sleeping Law Bring City Council Meeting to a Halt

Several councilmembers also voiced misgivings about the recent rewrite of a 1968 ordinance
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How a Fair Workweek Could Change the Lives of L.A.’s Retail Workers

A Target employee says erratic hours, unpredictable paychecks, and tenuous healthcare coverage make getting by in L.A. a pain

Could Straight-Talking City Councilman Herb Wesson Be L.A.’s Next Mayor?

Meet City Council president Herb Wesson, a political operative who tells it like it is

Can a Series of 100 Dinners Start a Real Conversation About Race in L.A.?

EmbRACE L.A. brings together 1,000 Angelenos to discuss "things that often tend to pull us apart"