Rick Orlov

Los Angeles Daily News

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This week's midterm elections gave Republicans control of the U.S. Senate, and the party took more governorships than had been expected.

As Goes California, So Goes the Nation (Or Not)

This week's midterm elections gave Republicans control of the U.S. Senate, and the party took more governorships than had been expected.

from The Mixer

On Monday, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti ordered the LAPD to suspend most “immigration holds” requested by ICE, the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

LAPD Will No Longer Hold All Undocumented Jailees for ICE

On Monday, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti ordered the LAPD to suspend most “immigration holds” requested by ICE, the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

from Which Way, L.A.?

LA's Department of Water and Power was a big issue in this year's election for Mayor, with the workers' union supporting the losing candidate, Wendy Greuel.

The New Power Dynamics at LA City Hall

LA's Department of Water and Power was a big issue in this year's election for Mayor, with the workers' union supporting the losing candidate, Wendy Greuel.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Flu symptoms are usually treated with Tamiflu and Z-Paks. Now more people are turning to cannabis.

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Every Wednesday, diverse activists congregate outside the Farmer John’s slaughterhouse in Vernon to pay respect to pigs before their final moments.

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One of the oldest hospitals in LA is permanently closing this week. Its owner, Verity Health System, filed for bankruptcy in 2018. The announcement of the closure came as a surprise.

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The coronavirus could force California to dip into its reserves.

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People across the country are stocking up on essential supplies to get through the next few weeks as cities shut down due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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The state’s geographic center is often considered a political backwater, but that’s not the case this election season.

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A well-considered guide to coaching is taking some of the tyranny out of youth sports.

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Schools rightfully closed campuses during the coronavirus pandemic, but that lost class time should be made up.

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