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3 days ago | Civil Rights
The organization has a long tradition of "defending my enemy," standing up for the free speech rights of individuals or groups whose ideology it condemns.
L.A. Sheriff Who Opposes "Sanctuary State" Bill Sued for Records of Communication With Trump Officials7 days ago | Immigration
Sheriff Jim McDonnell: “I am not a Trump guy. I am not an anti-Trump guy."
10 days ago | City Hall
Our mad-dash forecast breaks down who's likely to benefit and who isn't once the torch is lit and the Games begin.
13 days ago | California
Cities in California and beyond are seeking legal action against the Trump administration — but state Senate Bill 54 might be an even more effective Trump-fighting tactic.
19 days ago | Infrastructure
Schoolchildren living in South Los Angeles are 26 percent less likely to have access to high-speed internet at home compared to their peers around the county. This so-called “homework gap” is a symptom of an expanding “digital underclass” of low-i...
21 days ago | Immigration
The past week has seen Benjamín Ramírez, a soft-spoken street vendor who sells Mexican elotes and shaved ice from a pushcart in Hollywood, turn into a viral video sensation and perhaps even attain the status of folk hero.