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Opinion: The California Recall Was Stupid, but Democrats Can Still Learn from It

Even though the long-shot attempt to oust a Democratic governor in a Blue state was a miserable failure, there are plenty of takeaways
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Opinion: The California Recall Just Got a Lot Scarier

Larry Elder, the leading Republican recall candidate, is reported to have made some big promises to the anti-abortion crowd

Opinion: California, Just Say No…to Becoming Florida

A political veteran worries the recall election could open the door to DeSantis-style leadership—and a never-ending COVID nightmare
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When It Comes to Visibility, Armenians in America Are Hopeful Change Is on the Horizon

Last year, the war in Artsakh seemed to get buried beneath heaps of pandemic and election news. Now, an American president is poised to acknowledge the 1915 Genocide for the very first time
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The Pandemic Forced Me Back to My Roots, but It Wasn’t Easy

Hair seemed like a crazy thing to obsess over during a crisis, but writer Aubree Nichols says that as her roots grew in, old demons emerged
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Opinion: Democrats, We Put Sheriff Villanueva in Office. Now It’s on Us to Get Him Out

As opposition to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's leadership grows, the forces that helped elect him need to help reverse course
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After a Year Like This One, L.A. Has Earned a Proper Post-Pandemic Party

2020 has been full of pain and uncertainty, but after a string of historic victories, Angelenos have plenty of reason to celebrate when the time is right
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Rose McGowan: “I Stand with Charlotte Kirk”

The activist and author weighs in on a Hollywood scandal that she says sounds all too familiar
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Donald Trump’s Politics of White Fear Have Roots in Southern California

From the Claremont Institute’s apocalyptic rhetoric to Stephen Miller’s anti-immigration fervor, the right-wing's most controversial messaging has a long legacy in the region
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What I Saw at the Revolution: A First-Person Account of the L.A. Protests

A native Angeleno's misadventures on the front lines of a movement that was generations in the making