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L.A. Ends Tax Licensing of ‘Illegal Pot Shops’

The city will stop issuing new business tax certificates to medical marijuana dispensaries under an ordinance approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles City Council. Despite... Read more »

Court Overturns Alarcon’s Conviction

A state appeals court panel Wednesday reversed the convictions of former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife, Flora, who were charged with fraudulent... Read more »

Supreme Curt Decides to Review Obama’s Executive Orders on Immigration

Southland immigration advocates and elected officials today hailed the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to review a legal challenge that has stalled President... Read more »

AIDS, Tenant Organizations March in Kingdom Day Parade

Los Angeles Councilman Curren D. Price Jr. today served as grand marshal of the 31st annual Kingdom Day Parade, whose theme is “Our Work Is Not Yet Done.” What... Read more »

Walmart Closes Seven SoCal Locations

Seven Walmart stores in Southern California will be among 269 locations closed across the globe as part of a company-wide restructing, the discount retailer announced... Read more »

Exide, Porter Ranch: A Double Standard

The complaints of headaches, bloody noses and asthma by Porter Ranch residents sound all to familiar to eastside activists who’ve spent years fighting their own... Read more »

Park Assessment Meetings Not Waste of Time, Says County

Dozens of public Park Needs Assessment workshops are being held across Los Angeles County’s 88 cities and unincorporated areas to identify parks assets and their... Read more »

NFL Returns to Los Angeles

For the first time in more than two decades, the Southland is officially home to a National Football League team, with the St. Louis Rams scheduled to return to... Read more »

State Officials Propose New Regs in Wake of Porter Ranch Gas Leak

A group of state legislators unveiled a package of proposed legislation Monday in response to a continuing gas leak in Porter Ranch, calling for an immediate moratorium... Read more »

Bell Gardens to Count Homeless

Volunteers will be canvassing the city of Bell Gardens for homeless living on the streets, parks or cars as part of the annual Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count,... Read more »

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