Jean Merl

Los Angeles Times

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Janice Hahn  will succeed fellow Democrat Jane Harman in the 36th Congressional District, which runs from Venice to San Pedro.

Janice Hahn's Solid Win in 36th Congressional Race

Janice Hahn will succeed fellow Democrat Jane Harman in the 36th Congressional District, which runs from Venice to San Pedro.

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When Hilda Solis became President Obama’s  Secretary of Labor , she gave up the  32nd Congressional District  in LA and its eastern suburbs.

The Race to Replace Congresswoman Hilda Solis

When Hilda Solis became President Obama’s Secretary of Labor , she gave up the 32nd Congressional District in LA and its eastern suburbs.

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Five new mass vaccination sites are opening today in LA County, and Angelenos ages 65 and up can start getting vaccinated this Thursday.

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Dodger Stadium reopened today as a coronavirus vaccine site, with the capacity to vaccinate up to 12,000 people a day.

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