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Community groups want Metro pulled from South L.A.

LOS ANGELES — A dozen community organizations Feb. 5 called for the removal of an elite Los Angeles Police Department division from South Los Angeles in response to a report that the unit oversaw a surge in traffic stops involving African-American drivers. In a letter addressed to the mayor, LAPD chief and the Police Commission, Read More…

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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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Marathon negotiation session could end teachers’ strike

LOS ANGELES — Union leaders and administrators with the Los Angeles Unified School District announced a tentative deal Jan. 22 that could send teachers back to the classroom, ending the first Los Angeles teachers strike in 30 years. LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner and United Teachers Los Angeles President Alex Caputo-Pearl joined Mayor Eric Garcetti at Read More…