Joe Buscaino

Los Angeles City councilman

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Los Angeles City councilman; 15-year veteran with the Los Angeles Police Department and a lifetime resident of San Pedro, which is part of the 15th District

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The   Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners voted 3-2 to approve more automation at the ports of LA and Long Beach. Union workers who fear robots will take their jobs are upset.

Harbor commissioners vote to automate the Port of LA

The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners voted 3-2 to approve more automation at the ports of LA and Long Beach. Union workers who fear robots will take their jobs are upset.

from Greater LA

Homeless encampments in L.A. have almost doubled in the past two years, according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority.

L.A. Tries a New Tactic for Homeless Encampments

Homeless encampments in L.A. have almost doubled in the past two years, according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The LA City Council has been described as "ideologically homogenous," where members who disagree don't vote "no" but call in sick to protect the image of tranquility.

Can a New Member Shake Up the LA City Council?

The LA City Council has been described as "ideologically homogenous," where members who disagree don't vote "no" but call in sick to protect the image of tranquility.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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State officials are cracking down on unofficial ballot drop boxes placed by Republicans in LA, Orange, and Fresno counties.

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