Erin Aubry Kaplan

Erin Aubry Kaplan

journalist

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Longtime LA politician Mark Ridley-Thomas finds himself on the wrong side of a 19 count federal corruption trial arguing his behavior was “unethical,” not “illegal.”

‘Unethical’ or ‘illegal?’ Corruption trial for LA City Councilman begins

Longtime LA politician Mark Ridley-Thomas finds himself on the wrong side of a 19 count federal corruption trial arguing his behavior was “unethical,” not “illegal.”

from Greater LA

Since 1933, The Los Angeles Sentinel has been a voice for the city’s Black community, who felt ignored by mainstream outlets.

LA Sentinel turns 90. How’s the paper faring in today’s media landscape?

Since 1933, The Los Angeles Sentinel has been a voice for the city’s Black community, who felt ignored by mainstream outlets.

from Greater LA

The “South Los Angeles” neighborhood didn’t exist until the early 2000s when the city changed the name of the area to wash away the stigma linked to the LA Riots.

South LA or South Central? Name depends on who you ask

The “South Los Angeles” neighborhood didn’t exist until the early 2000s when the city changed the name of the area to wash away the stigma linked to the LA Riots.

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An affordable housing developer got $114 million from Gov. Newsom’s Homekey program. Now, with little to show for it, legal and financial problems are mounting.

from Greater LA

An affordable housing developer got $114 million from Gov. Newsom’s Homekey program. Now, with little to show for it, legal and financial problems are mounting .

from Greater LA

As younger generations take over legacy businesses, they’re promoting heart-shaped food on Instagram to keep profits up.

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Will the U.S. response to an attack on troops in Jordan prevent wider conflict? Can state and federal officials resolve a dispute over border access in Texas?

from Left, Right & Center

The Supreme Court will decide whether Donald Trump will appear on this year’s ballot. Will President Biden’s message on democracy capture voters’ attention?

from Left, Right & Center

Will Americans’ faith in the judiciary survive the stress of the 2024 election? What about the country's belief in journalism and policing?

from Left, Right & Center

Monday, January 15, the Iowa Democratic and Republican parties hold the first presidential nominating contest of 2024.

A seven-minute shower uses about 13 gallons of water. One group is trying to prove that efficient home upgrades can make that amount feel like plenty all day.

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Will President Biden’s handling of the war in Gaza leave him in political purgatory? Who’s in charge of the GOP? Plus, Henry Kissinger has a complicated legacy.

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