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District 10 Hurled Back In Time as Political Battle Royale Intensifies

Cityside Column: District 10 suffers, again, after a legal ruling as the fight over Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas 's seat continues
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Attorney General Ruling Adds to the Heat in the Mark-Ridley-Thomas-Nury Martinez-Herb Wesson Battle

Cityside Column: Approval of a lawsuit could add more uncertainty to who will occupy a crucial council seat

The Mark Ridley-Thomas-Nury Martinez Battle Levels Up

Cityside Column: Court rulings and community protests are the latest in the dispute over the District 10 council seat

Judge Blocks Herb Wesson’s Return to L.A. City Council

“Our day in court has arrived and with it another opportunity to defend voting rights and representation that is accountable to voters and equal protection and the presumption of innocence,” a plaintiff said.

Herb Wesson Adds a New Wrinkle to the Nury Martinez-Mark Ridley-Thomas Divide

Cityside Column: Heavy politics are at play as elected officials and community members duel over the fate of a suspended officeholder
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Politicians, Clergy Leaders Speak Out Against Moves to Replace Ridley-Thomas

Series of sharply worded letters come to defense of the councilman indicted on federal charges
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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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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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Amid Protests, L.A.’s New Civil Rights Department Gets a Home

Formed in the wake of the murder of George Floyd, the city's Civil + Human Rights and Equity Department is setting out to quash discrimination and bias, but not everyone is sold
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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"