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Council Moves to Counteract Trump’s Immigration Policies

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday approved three motions aimed at counteracting new federal policies on immigration. In 10-0 votes, the... Read more »

County Moves to Shut Down Illegal Pot Shops

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to extend a ban on the cultivation, manufacture, processing, testing, transportation and retail sale of... Read more »

If Obamacare Is Being Repealed, Do The Uninsured Still Face Penalties?

California Healthline – In some recent emails, readers asked about what to expect as Republicans move to overhaul the health law. Should people bother paying... Read more »

Trump Travel Ban Denounced as ‘Un-American’

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and other city leaders appeared at the Islamic Center of Southern California in Koreatown Wednesday to denounce President Donald... Read more »

Council Steps Up to Battle Trump on Immigration

The Los Angeles City Council continues to prepare for a likely battle with President Donald Trump over his aggressive executive orders on immigration. The council... 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 »

Trump Slams Media at First Press Conference Since Election

During his first press conference as President-elect Wednesday, Donald Trump denied any involvement in cyber attacks by Russia during the election as suggested by... Read more »

State Senate’s Health Chairman Vows To Defend California Coverage Gains

A key state health care figure vowed Thursday to defend the coverage gains California has seen under the Affordable Care Act in the face of widely expected efforts... Read more »

Hate Crimes Are Up — But the Government Isn’t Keeping Good Track of Them

In 2015, the authorities in California documented 837 hate-crime incidents, charting a surge in offenses motivated by religious intolerance toward Muslims and Jews,... Read more »

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