Jenna Kagel

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Hair salons have reopened in LA County, but when the COVID-19 pandemic kept them closed for more than two months, Angel Picazo was cutting hair illicitly out of his garage near…

LA barber cuts hair out of his garage during pandemic

Hair salons have reopened in LA County, but when the COVID-19 pandemic kept them closed for more than two months, Angel Picazo was cutting hair illicitly out of his garage near…

from Greater LA

High school students recently formed “Students for Floyd,” an LA-based group promoting social justice.

High school students protest and clean up

High school students recently formed “Students for Floyd,” an LA-based group promoting social justice.

from Greater LA

Activists are calling for systematic changes in policing, as protests continue nationwide over the police killing of George Floyd.

Gang interventionist pushes for transformation of policing

Activists are calling for systematic changes in policing, as protests continue nationwide over the police killing of George Floyd.

from Greater LA

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Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency for Los Angeles due to continuing public unrest sparked by the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis.

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“We need to drastically reprioritize to meet the demands, the dual demands of this moment, of both the pandemic we’re in and the civil unrest,” says Mike Bonin.

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By refusing to go to school, students could make a loud statement about California’s spending priorities, says  Zocalo commentator Joe Mathews.

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Demonstrators assembled in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday as part of national protests calling attention to the death of George Floyd, a Minneapolis black man killed by police officers…

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The killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, in Minneapolis has inspired nationwide protests against injustice and police violence.

from To the Point

A former aide to Los Angeles City Councilman José Huizar has agreed to plead guilty to a racketeering conspiracy charge in connection with the federal “pay-to-play” corruption…

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