David Wharton

Los Angeles Times

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The summer Olympics are coming back to Los Angeles -- 11 years from now. The International Olympic Committee has been talking to LA and Paris for years.

How will LA prepare to host the 2028 Olympics?

The summer Olympics are coming back to Los Angeles -- 11 years from now. The International Olympic Committee has been talking to LA and Paris for years.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

NBA President Adam Silver has said he wants owners to force Donald Sterling to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, as part of its life-time ban on Sterling for making racist remarks during…

Is It Legal to Force Sterling to Sell the Clippers?

NBA President Adam Silver has said he wants owners to force Donald Sterling to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, as part of its life-time ban on Sterling for making racist remarks during…

from Which Way, L.A.?

Reporters from around the world are arriving in Sochi, Russia, to cover the Winter Olympics. But the conditions they’ve discovered in the city are not what they expected.

Sochi Conditions

Reporters from around the world are arriving in Sochi, Russia, to cover the Winter Olympics. But the conditions they’ve discovered in the city are not what they expected.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Beginning October 7, everyone who enters a bar, wine bar, brewery, lounge, or nightclub in LA County will be required to show proof of at least one COVID-19 shot.

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Mayor Eric Garcetti debuted the city’s Indigenous LAnd Initiative today in recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More than 126,000 gallons of crude oil spilled into the Pacific Ocean this weekend.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The ports of LA and Long Beach handle more shipping containers per ship than any other port complex in the world, and right now, dozens of cargo ships are anchored off the coast.

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The California eviction moratorium ends after Sept. 30, but tenants still have some protections and can get help paying the rent. Here’s a FAQ.

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Ken White talks with David Lat about the attorneys in Trump’s orbit and their descent into “Trump Derangement Syndrome.”

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The LA City Council passed a sweeping vaccine mandate today, requiring businesses and city employees to check your vaccine status when entering many indoor public locations, large…

from Greater LA

LA City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas faces 20 federal charges of conspiracy, bribery, mail, and wire fraud — all connected to an alleged scheme with Marilyn Louise Flynn, the former…

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A reported 126,000 gallons of crude oil is leaking out of a broken pipeline located some four miles off the coast of Huntington Beach. Some of it is making its way onshore.

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