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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