Beth Barrett

Contributor, LA Weekly

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Contributor to the LA Weekly; long-time local reporter and former staff writer at the Los Angeles Daily News

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There are seven LA City Council seats on the ballot next week, but only one without an incumbent.

The Race to Replace Councilman Greig Smith

There are seven LA City Council seats on the ballot next week, but only one without an incumbent.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Last week, Judge William Highberger ruled that teacher lay-offs planned for three inner-city middle schools would deprive students of their constitutional right to an equal education.

Layoffs and Seniority in the LAUSD

Last week, Judge William Highberger ruled that teacher lay-offs planned for three inner-city middle schools would deprive students of their constitutional right to an equal education.

from Which Way, L.A.?

California faces a deficit upwards of 15 billion dollars.

L.A. School Board Readies for Budget Battle

California faces a deficit upwards of 15 billion dollars.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Nearly seven months after WarnerMedia launched HBO Max, Roku users finally have access to the streaming service.

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LA County continues to be the nation’s hotspot for COVID-19 cases. The county has been averaging around 16,000 new cases every day since the new year.

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Immediate financial relief topped Governor Gavin Newsom's wishlist in an ambitious $227 billion spending plan he released Friday for the upcoming fiscal year.

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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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The peaceful transition of power for the first time in US history appeared to hang in the balance this week.

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Greater LA kicks off a new weekly series exploring neat solutions to waste.

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Dodger Stadium reopened today as a coronavirus vaccine site, with the capacity to vaccinate up to 12,000 people a day.

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In LA County right now, COVID-19 is killing one person every eight minutes .

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