Alan Jackson

Deputy District Attorney for LA County

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Deputy District Attorney for LA County and candidate for Los Angeles District Attorney

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Three-time LA District Attorney Steve Cooley is stepping down at a time when both crime and public resources are on the decline.

Has LA's 'Tough on Crime' Era Come to an End?

Three-time LA District Attorney Steve Cooley is stepping down at a time when both crime and public resources are on the decline.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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President Biden will host the first press conference of his presidency later this morning.

Major League Baseball announced on Friday that it would move this year’s All-Star game and baseball draft out of Georgia.

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President Biden unveiled his $2 trillion infrastructure plan on Wednesday in Pittsburgh, which Congress would have to approve.

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The city of LA is expected to shut down Echo Park Lake, put up a fence, and move out all the unhoused people living there this week.

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California state officials now say around 12% of Californians are considered fully vaccinated.

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Eating disorders have jumped in the last year as more young people spent time on screens, according to new research from UC San Francisco.

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