Bob Blumenfield

Los Angeles City Council

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Councilman for the 3rd District of Los Angeles; former Democratic State Assemblyman representing the 40th District (San Fernando Valley) and chair of the Assembly Budget Committee

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Thirty years ago today, Rodney King was beaten by law enforcement officers in Los Angeles, and now decades later, the city is still seeing police violence against people of color.

LA City Council approves redirecting $88.8 million of LAPD funds to address homelessness and poverty

Thirty years ago today, Rodney King was beaten by law enforcement officers in Los Angeles, and now decades later, the city is still seeing police violence against people of color.

from Greater LA

This morning the Supreme Court let stand (without comment) a lower court ruling that protects the right of homeless people to sleep on sidewalks or in parks.

Supreme Court lets stand a lower court’s ruling: Homeless people have a right to sleep outside

This morning the Supreme Court let stand (without comment) a lower court ruling that protects the right of homeless people to sleep on sidewalks or in parks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Californians will play a big part in the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this coming week. But can the party unite with supporters of Bernie Sanders?

The DNC: A Divided Convention?

Californians will play a big part in the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this coming week. But can the party unite with supporters of Bernie Sanders?

from Olney in L.A.

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On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case about a Mississippi law that bans almost all abortions after 15 weeks and punishes doctors who violate that law.

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A nuclear meltdown near the San Fernando and Simi Valleys was kept secret for 20 years.

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Tony Platt’s recently re-released book, “Grave Matters” digs into the Golden State’s dark history of not only massacring Indigenous Peoples, but later desecrating their graves and…

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If the Supreme Court upholds the abortion laws from Texas and Mississippi, the flood gates will open for patients, driving into California to get the procedure.

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Car dealerships are benefiting from the global supply chain issues that are hurting many other businesses.

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