Ian Lovett

New York Times

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Los Angeles-based reporter for the New York Times

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Developers are exploiting a loophole in California’s ballot initiative process to bypass environmental laws and speed developments.

Developers use a loophole to bypass Calfornia’s environmental rules

Developers are exploiting a loophole in California’s ballot initiative process to bypass environmental laws and speed developments.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Three million smartphones were stolen last year nationwide. In Los Angeles alone, 3000 were taken away.

Will the Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Get New Life in Sacramento?

Three million smartphones were stolen last year nationwide. In Los Angeles alone, 3000 were taken away.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Tuen into election results and analysis on all the key races, from attorney general to the LA mayor’s race.

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One LA family morphed their weekly Black Lives Matter protests into a racial equity and wellness movement that’s drawing hundreds to a park for yoga and fellowship every week.

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Recently graduated seniors had a high school experience like no other, with parts of three years impacted by the pandemic.

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Panelists discuss revelations from the House hearings on the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Plus, the Federal Reserve takes big action on inflation.

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