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.

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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.

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