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While on duty, an LAPD officer allegedly fondled the breasts of a woman he had found dead. Her family is suing the officer and the city of L.A.

State Laws, Politics & Policy

Even with budget cuts, police spending in Los Angeles will reach about $3 billion a year. How did the LAPD come to consume to much of the city’s ‘unrestricted’ money?

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One in four people with diabetes have rationed supplies to cut the cost of their diabetes care since the start of the pandemic, a survey found.

Coronavirus cases among children and teenagers are surging in California, up 150% last month, a rate that outpaces COVID-19 cases overall and establishes minors as a small but growing share of the state’s COVID-19 cases.

Last week, both San Bernardino and Riverside counties reported record single-day tallies of coronavirus-related deaths.

The Pavilion, on the first floor of South Coast Plaza’s North parking structure, is accessible only by appointment. About 100 boutiques are participating.

Catholic schools in California are seeking waivers to open for in-person learning. In Nevada County, one has gone back to class.

In Marin County, one of the nation’s richest, Latinos account for 16% of the population but 75% of coronavirus cases. Many are essential workers.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s economic task force has operated almost entirely behind closed doors, and those appointed were not required to submit state government financial disclosure forms listing their assets and business interests, which would show potential conflicts.

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Housing & Homelessness

A probe by the state’s political watchdog and a civil lawsuit have resulted in a settlement that would require L.A. County to pay $1.35 million to resolve claims that it failed to report public funds to support a 2017 homeless services tax ballot measure.

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