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Third annual Women’s March draws thousands downtown

LOS ANGELES — Thousands of Angelenos gathered in support of women’s rights Jan. 19 during the third annual Women’s March LA.”  The starting location was Pershing Square in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. Crowded at the intersection of 5th and Hill streets, a wave of women (with some men) holding picket signs filled the Read More…

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Blue Line modernization to result in some closures

LOS ANGELES — The Blue Line’s upcoming $350 million modernization project will necessitate some closures for needed upgrades to keep the system operating at a reliable level, officials said Jan. 22. The closures will begin Jan. 26 and result in portions of the line being temporarily closed for two extended four-month periods. Work to modernize Read More…

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‘Has MLK’s dream for equality for all been realized yet?’

STREET BEAT Lisa Jackson Hollywood  “No, we’re going backwards. Look who’s in the White House now. It seems like Jim Crow is being reinstated. The more we protest and fight for equality, the worse it gets for us.”  Damian McCully Los Angeles  “Certainly not. However, there have been strides made from the time of Dr. Read More…