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The Worst Thing That Can Happen Is If You Move People Up and Out into One Apartment
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The Worst Thing That Can Happen Is If You Move People Up and Out into One Apartment

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Joe

Letters to the Editor: Is Rick Caruso's 'short-term' homelessness plan what L.A. needs? It’s a little late to start talking about “short-term” and “long-term” homelessness, but it’s never too late. I have been talking...

The Yellow-bellied Frogs Are the Last Species of the World
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The Yellow-bellied Frogs Are the Last Species of the World

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Joe

Rare yellow-legged frogs are returned to drought-hammered San Gabriel Mountains of Sonoma County every year as their habitats dry up and are destroyed by golf courses, tennis courts, or other developments that can’t be...

Ontario’s Child Care Benefit Program Could Lose $600 Millions
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Ontario’s Child Care Benefit Program Could Lose $600 Millions

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Joe

Ontario weakened its $10-a-day child care funding rules. Now the federal government is demanding answers on exactly how much money it expects to make from them. The federal government could lose hundreds of millions...

Los Angeles City Attorney Janice Hahn's defeat should end bitter campaign
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Los Angeles City Attorney Janice Hahn’s defeat should end bitter campaign

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Joe

Hydee Feldstein Soto claims victory in L.A. city attorney's race In Los Angeles City Attorney Janice Hahn, veteran journalist Laura Flanders looked for the difference between the two sides in the campaign for City...

Five Questions for Voters to Consider
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Five Questions for Voters to Consider

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Joe

Los Angeles is running out of water, and time. Are leaders willing to act? How long can the city afford to pay for the Water Board’s emergency plan? How much more cost-effective is it...

The Grammys Nominated for 2020
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The Grammys Nominated for 2020

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Joe

Here's the complete list of 2023 Grammy nominees. "Rise" was a big one, receiving seven nominations, including Album of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. The list of nominees for the 2020 Grammy...

How to Be a Governor of California
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How to Be a Governor of California

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Joe

Every burned town is tragic. But Newsom needs to lead with science, not sentiment, in the aftermath of Camp fire. What should Newsom’s plan? And who would that lead with him? I’ve covered the...

Anuj Srivastava faces 11 years in jail for money laundering
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Anuj Srivastava faces 11 years in jail for money laundering

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Joe

A man who flaunted private jets and luxury cars on Instagram gets 11 years in prison for money laundering. A New York City man who was caught flaunting his wealth on Instagram now faces...

The Times Calls on the Sheriff's Department to Fire the Deputies
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The Times Calls on the Sheriff’s Department to Fire the Deputies

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Joe

Editorial: You owe another $5 for excessive force by L.A. County sheriff's deputies. Pay up. By now, everyone is familiar with the details of the Sheriff's Department's scandal at the hands of its deputy...

Nadia Nadim: A woman’s footballer in Afghanistan
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Nadia Nadim: A woman’s footballer in Afghanistan

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Joe

Nadia Nadim on women's football in Afghanistan one year on from Taliban takeover Nadia Nadim remembers a day in Kabul when the war was still on, with the city divided in two: for soldiers,...