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Today: The Ghost Ship — What Did Oakland Officials Know? Trump's Cabinet Turns to the Right.

Today: The Ghost Ship — What Did Oakland Officials Know? Trump's Cabinet Turns to the Right.

I’m Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don’t want you to miss today.

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The Ghost Ship: What Did Oakland Officials Know?

The Ghost Ship, the converted warehouse in Oakland where a catastrophic fire killed at least 36 people, had been on officials’ radar for more than two years: Legal sparring among residents and partygoers. Neighborhood complaints about trash and construction. An investigation into possible code violations. An inspector who visited but never went inside.

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