David Zahniser

Los Angeles Times

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Staff writer for the Los Angeles Times covering City Hall; former staff writer for the LA Weekly

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LA Mayor Karen Bass says the Supreme Court’s decision to allow bans on homeless encampments could lead to mass incarceration. Will it change the city’s strategy?

Will LA homelessness change after SCOTUS’ Grants Pass ruling?

LA Mayor Karen Bass says the Supreme Court’s decision to allow bans on homeless encampments could lead to mass incarceration. Will it change the city’s strategy?

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A year ago, three LA City Council members had an insiders’ talk about how to control Los Angeles redistricting. The racist audio was leaked, decimating trust in local government.

How much do Angelenos trust City Council — 1 year after leaked audio?

A year ago, three LA City Council members had an insiders’ talk about how to control Los Angeles redistricting. The racist audio was leaked, decimating trust in local government.

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“Democrats in LA are upset about Roe v. Wade. They're upset about the Supreme Court. And Karen Bass and her supporters are really capitalizing on that,” says reporter David Zahniser.

Karen Bass leads LA mayoral race. Can Rick Caruso win votes and trust?

“Democrats in LA are upset about Roe v. Wade. They're upset about the Supreme Court. And Karen Bass and her supporters are really capitalizing on that,” says reporter David Zahniser.

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