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L.A. DIGEST: Stage production examines mental illness

LEIMERT PARK — “We See You, Sis,” an original theater production and discussion about mental illness and black women, comes to the Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Theater, 4305 Degnan Blvd., Oct. 18 and 20. The performance shows the unseen “historical, intergenerational and contemporary pain that black women carry,” while stimulating conversations about mental health and Read More…

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Political donor pleads not guilty to federal drug charges

LOS ANGELES — Dressed in a drab prison jumpsuit, Ed Buck shuffled into a downtown Los Angeles courtroom Oct. 10 looking frail and disoriented. The 65-year-old gay businessman known for his contributions to prominent politicians, appeared in court for federal drug charges accusing him of distributing methamphetamine that led to the overdose death of Gemmel Read More…

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City Council seeks to block ‘no-fault’ evictions

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Council voted Oct. 15 to authorize the city attorney to craft a pair of emergency ordinances aimed at halting “no-fault” evictions of people living in rental units built before 2006 and to bar all rent increases until Jan. 1, when a new state law goes into effect that Read More…