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Abortion doulas want to protect the right to bodily autonomyLos Angeles
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LA and Sacramento crack down on catalytic converter theftsTransportation
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Texts and mental health services could replace cash bail in LALaw
A judge ruled that keeping a person locked up because they can’t afford bail is unconstitutional in most cases in LA – for now.