Ari Bloomekatz

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Phase II  of Metro's Expo Line brought Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to Santa Monica today.

Expo Line Starts Its Journey to Santa Monica

Phase II of Metro's Expo Line brought Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to Santa Monica today.

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Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Gruel says LA's red-light cameras are a waste of money.  But the City Council's Chief Legislative Analyst says just shutting the program down would…

Preparing to Flip the Off Switch on Red Light Cameras

Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Gruel says LA's red-light cameras are a waste of money.  But the City Council's Chief Legislative Analyst says just shutting the program down would…

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The world champion  Los Angeles Lakers  paraded down Figueroa today from Staples Center to the Coliseum. The crowd was estimated to be 150,000.

Los Angeles Celebrates the Lakers

The world champion Los Angeles Lakers paraded down Figueroa today from Staples Center to the Coliseum. The crowd was estimated to be 150,000.

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We may need additional booster shots down the line, but for now the fully vaccinated are well protected against Omicron, according to Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis.

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Assembly member Ash Kalra defends AB 1400, his bill that would establish California universal health care by taxing businesses and citizens.

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Amid the winter COVID surge, Long Beach, Alhambra, and Burbank districts resumed classes on Monday, and LA public schools will restart next Tuesday.

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Panelists discuss how President Biden is doing one year into his tenure, what the U.S. can — and should — do about Russia, and what Republicans stand for in 2022.

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Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire after nearly 30 years on the bench. President Biden has promised to appoint a Black woman to his post.

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After COVID-19 claimed the lives of more than 33,000 Latinos in California, community leaders fear that the high number of deaths would have generation-crossing and traumatic effects…

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Panelists discuss how inflation is affecting consumers and lawmakers, and former congresswoman Jane Harman looks at voting rights and how to prevent Russia from invading Ukraine.

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LA City Council expanded restrictions on street camping this week, while advocates for the unhoused called for a pause on such bans during the Omicron surge.

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As the Jan. 6 committee’s investigation into the insurrection continues, Rep. Pete Aguilar tells KCRW that he won’t rule out subpoenaing Kevin McCarthy.

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