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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 »

Nearly 200 Arrested Following Anti-Trump Protest in Downtown L.A.

Around 185 protesters were in custody Friday following another round of protests over Donald J. Trump’s election in downtown Los Angeles, police said. While most... Read more »

County Transit Tax Wins

Los Angeles County voters have thrown their support behind another half-cent sales tax increase to fund transit and transportation projects, with the ballot measure... Read more »

Trump’s Victory Reveals Two Americas

Racial, generational or urban: Donald Trump’s presidential victory revealed the multiple tectonic plates under a country deeply divided, that ultimately rejected... Read more »

Voters Say Yes To Marijuana Legalization, Tobacco Tax; Reject Drug Price Initiative

Several health-related initiatives in California passed Tuesday, including a cigarette tax, legalization of recreational marijuana and additional funding for Medi-Cal,... Read more »

Trump Win Stuns Dem-Centric L.A.

Republican Donald Trump’s victory in Tuesday’s presidential election left some local Hillary Clinton supporters stunned, but Democratic elected officials tried... Read more »

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