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Immigrants: A $232 Billion Boost to Local Economy

Immigrants contribute significantly to the economies of the city and county of Los Angeles, according to a study released Feb. 8. The report from the New American... Read more »

Want a Valentine’s Day Wedding? L.A. County Clerk Says ‘Come On In’

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, meaning plenty of amorous couples will be looking to tie the knot on the most romantic day of the year, and the Los Angeles County... Read more »

Activists Challenge ICE Claim that Raids Targeted Criminals

Federal immigration authorities confirmed today they arrested about 160 foreign nationals in a series of Southland raids carried out over the past week targeting... Read more »

$1.5 million Settlement Reached in Lawsuit Over Police Shooting of Ezell Ford

The City Council approved a $1.5 million payment today to settle a lawsuit filed by the parents of Ezell Ford over his fatal shooting by police in South Los Angeles. The... Read more »

Autism Risk Linked to Childbirth Complications

Children who were exposed to complications shortly before or during birth, including birth asphyxia and preeclampsia, were more likely to develop autism spectrum... Read more »

Becerra to be Sworn In as State Atty. Gen. Tuesday

The state Senate today confirmed Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Los Angeles, as California’s new attorney general. Becerra will be sworn in Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown... Read more »

Thousands ‘Unite’ In Passionate, But Peaceful Inauguration Day Protests

Several thousand protesters converged on City Hall today to voice their outrage over the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Two different groups — one starting... Read more »

Western Union to Forfeit $586 Million For Fraud, Money Laundering

The Western Union Co. has agreed to forfeit $586 million and admitted to crimes in connection with money laundering and fraud schemes, in an agreement announced... Read more »

Commerce Swim Coach Charged With Assaulting Young Girl

A Commerce swimming coach was arrested and charged today with sexually assaulting a 7-year old girl multiple times at the city’s popular aquatic center. Steven... Read more »

Teachers’ Union to Take ‘Quality Education’ Message to Local Schools Thursday

With the inauguration of Donald Trump looming, the union representing teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District will sponsor pre-class gatherings at hundreds... Read more »

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