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Shaded pink, women's protest fills the streets of downtown L.A.

They came in cars, trains and buses. Others biked or hitchhiked. A day after Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th president, several hundred thousand people gathered in Los Angeles to protest in a historic women’s march. It was a peaceful and massive counter-inauguration movement, the first...

  • Developer Rick Caruso agrees to shave height of apartment tower

    Developer Rick Caruso agrees to shave height of apartment tower

    The developer of a residential tower planned near the Beverly Center offered new concessions to the city on Wednesday, saying he will reduce the height of his project by nearly 23%, taking it from 240 feet to 185. Businessman Rick Caruso, appearing before the Los Angeles City Council’s Planning...

  • Meet the Latinos who voted for Trump

    Meet the Latinos who voted for Trump

    Good morning. It’s Tuesday, Jan. 17, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES Latinos for Trump Latinos who voted for Donald Trump are in a distinct minority — and some have faced criticism from family and friends for their choice. They don’t like everything Trump has to say,...

  • Seeking an edge over incumbents, these L.A. City Hall candidates are saying no to real estate developer donations

    Seeking an edge over incumbents, these L.A. City Hall candidates are saying no to real estate developer donations

    Two years ago, in a tough race for the Los Angeles City Council, health clinic executive David Ryu made a promise that helped propel him to victory: He swore off campaign contributions from real estate developers. That promise, Ryu said, was meant to reassure voters that community needs, not political...

  • City Council critic accused of racist threats sues Los Angeles

    City Council critic accused of racist threats sues Los Angeles

    An Encino attorney accused of making racist threats against Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson has filed a federal lawsuit against the city, arguing that his free speech and other constitutional rights were violated. Wayne Spindler, who has frequently appeared at City Hall to criticize...

  • Roller derby team, L.A. officials collide over use of warehouse

    Roller derby team, L.A. officials collide over use of warehouse

    The women wearing helmets bearing skate names like WhoreChata, Whoopi Rollberg and DoomsDaisy, had been training in a warehouse in El Sereno for months for a roller derby bout. But the L.A. Derby Dolls were forced to cancel the Jan. 7 event after the city denied them a temporary special event permit they...

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