Lauren Raab

LA Times Business

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Assistant editor for the LA Times Business section.

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Wednesday, new owners at the LA Weekly laid off nine of the paper’s 13 editorial staffers. There isn’t much clarity on what’s next for the publication.

With one reporter left at LA Weekly, what's next for the paper?

Wednesday, new owners at the LA Weekly laid off nine of the paper’s 13 editorial staffers. There isn’t much clarity on what’s next for the publication.

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