Abby Sewell

Los Angeles Times

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Staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, covering LA County government

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To counter protests over another controversial shooting, LA Sheriff Jim McDonnell has released footage showing that a man killed on Saturday by deputies in Lynnwood had a pistol in his…

More Oversight for LA County Sheriff's Office

To counter protests over another controversial shooting, LA Sheriff Jim McDonnell has released footage showing that a man killed on Saturday by deputies in Lynnwood had a pistol in his…

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LA lags behind NYC in the local filming of TV drama pilots, and LA County CEO Bill Fujioka plans to retire in November.

Fujioka Leaves, So Do TV Pilots

LA lags behind NYC in the local filming of TV drama pilots, and LA County CEO Bill Fujioka plans to retire in November.

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Few people may know the name of  LA's County Assessor , but few elected officials have as direct an impact on more people.

Most Powerful Jobs in America's Biggest County Are Up for Grabs

Few people may know the name of LA's County Assessor , but few elected officials have as direct an impact on more people.

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