John Duran

former Mayor of West Hollywood

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Candidate for LA County Supervisors; former Mayor of the City of West Hollywood; former member of the West Hollywood City Council and civil rights attorney, who has been active since the late 1970's in many gay and lesbian rights organizations in Los Angeles; legal counsel to LA County’s first Medical Marijuana facility, the Los Angeles Cannabis Resource Center (1996-2001)

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Ed Buck is a prominent Democratic political donor. Now two men have died in his apartment.

Two men die in a prominent gay political donor’s apartment, what does this say about race and class in West Hollywood

Ed Buck is a prominent Democratic political donor. Now two men have died in his apartment.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Candidates for LA County Board of Supervisors In-Studio Debate

from Which Way, L.A.?

A panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals released a  two-to-one decision  today: Proposition 8, California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, is unconstitutional.

Will Proposition 8 Make the US Supreme Court?

A panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals released a two-to-one decision today: Proposition 8, California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, is unconstitutional.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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After several guilty pleas, prosecutors won a conviction in the first trial connected to a wide-ranging corruption scandal that has exposed the dark side of LA politics.

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This week on The Treatment, Elvis welcomes actor and director Ben Stiller, whose newest project as director is the Apple TV+ series "Severance."

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The Supreme Court has struck down Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case establishing a nationwide right to an abortion. Now - millions of Americans will lose access to abortion care.

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