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Hollywood and Trump

Throughout his campaign Donald Trump often vilified the press and liberal elite at his rallies and online. Hollywood fired back during the 74th annual Golden Globes Awards.

A look at the big stories of 2017

In the next 12 months Los Angeles residents will make some major ballot decisions regarding development in the city as well as cast their ballots in the mayoral race.

Defending LA's immigrants

Los Angeles city and county officials are creating a legal defense fund for undocumented immigrants.

LA Times brass under fire

The editor-in-chief and publisher of the LA Times says two letters from readers that appeared in the Sunday edition of the paper should not have been published.

Law enforcement, faith leaders respond to threats on mosques

The LAPD, the LA County Sheriff's Department and the FBI joined local Muslim leaders today to publicly condemn a series of letters sent to area mosques since the election of Donald Trump.

Law enforcement, faith leaders respond to threats on mosques

LA's fake news history

While the number of hate crimes against Muslims, Jews, blacks, gays, and women has skyrocketed, according to law enforcement officials and the Southern Poverty Law Center, the focus on fake news is intensifying in media circles, and a lot of that fake news is coming from right here in Southern California.

Protesting Trump

Californians young and old are demonstrating the election of Donald Trump to the presidency.

Voting Changes in LA

Why the long wait lines at early voting locations this past weekend could be a sign of things to come for California voters.

Questionable campaign contributions in LA

Several LA-area politicians, including Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Councilman Joe Buscaino, are denying reports today that donations to their campaigns influenced their support for a project in Harbor Gateway.

Remembering Tom Hayden

Family, friends, colleagues and even foes are remembering political activist-turned-politician Tom Hayden, who died over the weekend in Santa Monica.

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