James Rainey

Variety

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Senior film reporter for Variety; former media columnist for the Los Angeles Times

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After 13 months as publisher of the Los Angeles Times, Austin Beutner announced today that he is leaving… immediately.

Austin Beutner Is Fired by the LA Times

After 13 months as publisher of the Los Angeles Times, Austin Beutner announced today that he is leaving… immediately.

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The Clippers saga has taken another sudden turn.

Clippers Deal

The Clippers saga has taken another sudden turn.

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Two years of campaigning for Mayor, for other elected officers and for ballot propositions will all be over in less than an hour…or will they?

Challenges for the City Clerk — and the Mayor on Day One

Two years of campaigning for Mayor, for other elected officers and for ballot propositions will all be over in less than an hour…or will they?

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Pfizer and BioNTech have officially asked the FDA to green-light its COVID-19 vaccine use in kids ages 5-11.

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