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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On Wednesday, supporters of President Trump heeded his call to go to the U.S. Capitol, where Congress was certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the November 2020 election.

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Hundreds of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building on Wednesday, ransacking the House and Senate chambers and the offices of some lawmakers.

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Five new mass vaccination sites are opening today in LA County, and Angelenos ages 65 and up can start getting vaccinated this Thursday.

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Among California’s Congressional delegation, all Democrats voted for impeachment, and all Republicans, except David Valadao, voted against impeachment.

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Facebook has banned President Trump, at least until his term is over. Twitter issued a 12-hour suspension of his account on Wednesday.

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Hundreds of thousands of California workers have applied for unemployment benefits, are eligible to receive them, but still haven’t been paid.

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The drive to force a vote on removing Gavin Newsom from office is picking up steam, spurred on by anger over coronavirus restrictions and other conservative grievances.

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One of the nation’s worst COVID outbreaks is in LA County, where the positivity rate over the last week is nearing 20%.

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The nation’s capital will have extensive military presence next week when Joe Biden takes the oath of office and becomes the 46th U.S. president.

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