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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 Votes to Move Forward with Drafting an Indoor Proof of Vax Requirement

City leaders still need to figure out what spaces the law would include—and how it would be enforced

Echo Park Lake Is Open Again, but the Impact of Its Closure Will Stick Around

Two months after the sweep of a robust homeless encampment, the popular green space reopens to the public with new security measures
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Echo Park Lake Is Reopening to the Public on May 26

The fences will come down and the swan boats will sail again, but not without controversy
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Will the Crisis at Echo Park Lake Sink Councilman Mitch O’Farrell?

The District 13 councilman became the fall guy for the politically disastrous clearing of Echo Park Lake’s homeless camp. Now the blowback threatens his re-election.

The City Is Reportedly Closing Echo Park Lake and Clearing the Encampment That’s Sprung Up There

People living in tents near the lake are expected to be removed as the park is closed off for an unknown length of time
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L.A. Councilmembers Are Being Blasted for LAPD Hypocrisy

City Hall politicians are being called out by both sides of the aisle for paying lip service to defund protesters after accepting police union cash

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

City Hall Lights Up Purple This Week in Remembrance of the Armenian Genocide

2015 marks the centennial of the tragic events