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The Takeaways From Mark Ridley-Thomas’ Indictment and Suspension

The city council’s move to suspend the veteran lawmaker sets the stage for a brutal fight
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Here’s Who Is Being Sued Over COVID Vaccination Mandates (So Far)

Parents, county workers, police officers, firefighters, and other organizations have filed lawsuits to contest local COVID ordinances
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LA City Council Votes to Suspend Mark Ridley-Thomas

The disgraced councilman is also scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in federal court
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Is Nithya Raman About to Lose Her Seat?

The councilwoman may lose 70 percent of her district if a controversial redistricting plan moves ahead
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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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L.A. City Council Bans Protests Within 300 Feet of Private Homes

Activists react to the more stringent rules that dictate where they can demonstrate
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L.A. City Council Wants to Restrict Protests at Officials’ Homes

The council voted 13-1 on Tuesday for the city attorney to draft an order that prohibits protests within 300 feet of a target's home
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L.A. City Council Orders a ‘Racial Equity Audit’ of City Programs and Policies

Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas says he hopes the motion will be "the blueprint for establishing an anti-racist Los Angeles"
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The Battle Between Nithya Raman and David Ryu Is a Glimpse at the Future of L.A. Politics

A progressive incumbent is being challenged by an even more progressive urban planner with big grassroots support in City Council District 4. What the race means for city hall dynamics

L.A. Councilman Proposes Making Racially Biased 911 Calls Illegal

Councilman Curren Price cited the case of ’Central Park Karen’ Amy Cooper when he introduced the legislation