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Former L.A. City Councilman Mitch Englander Sentenced To 14 Months For Obstructing FBI Corruption Probe

Former L.A. City Councilman Mitch Englander Sentenced To 14 Months For Obstructing FBI Corruption Probe

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Death In A Crosswalk: The Killing Of A 4-Year-Old Shows LA's Failure To Stop Traffic Violence

Death In A Crosswalk: The Killing Of A 4-Year-Old Shows LA's Failure To Stop Traffic Violence

By Ryan Fonseca  TWITTER  FACEBOOK(Dan Carino for LAist)LA'S TRAFFIC VIOLENCE'THIS WASN'T AN ACCIDENT'In a Vision Zero safety study published in 2017, officials based on the number of pedestrians and cyclists killed or severely injured by drivers per mile of street. Koreatown ranked 4th.READ MORE:'SHE TOOK SOMETHING VERY PRECIOUS FROM US'THE INVESTIGATIONSign up for our daily newsletter to receive the latest on local politics, food, culture and the absurdities of L.A. life.THE CASE'IS ANYTHING GOING TO BE DIFFERENT?'She faces a potentially longer sentence than the driver who killed...

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Did The LA Sheriff's Department Systematically Violate People's Rights? The State Wants To Know

Did The LA Sheriff's Department Systematically Violate People's Rights? The State Wants To Know

Our news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage:. To support our non-profit public service journalism:By Frank Stoltze and Robert GarrovaVILLANUEVA: 'FINALLY...AN IMPARTIAL, OBJECTIVE ASSESSMENT'A CALL TO FOCUS ON DEPUTY CLIQUESRobert Bonner, a conservative former federal judge and ex-head of the DEA who sits on the Oversight Commission, expressed the hope that the investigation will "focus on deputy cliques and their impact on use of excessive force and also how they undermine discipline and accountability within the Sheriff's Department."© 2003-2021 . All rights reserved.& .

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How Netflix's 'Night Stalker' Brought The Fear Of A 1980s LA Crime Spree Back To Life

How Netflix's 'Night Stalker' Brought The Fear Of A 1980s LA Crime Spree Back To Life

Our news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage:. To support our non-profit public service journalism:The killings began to ramp up in July of 1985, and for two months, Los Angeles was terrified as "The Night Stalker" killed, raped, and robbed seemingly random Angelenos by night. The new Netflix documentary series Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer goes in-depth on the rampage, interviewing police, victims, and reporters about the search and ultimate capture of Richard Ramirez.Director Tiller Russell was writing for TV dramas Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D. when his...

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At This Rate, California Won't Finish Vaccinating 65+ Until June

At This Rate, California Won't Finish Vaccinating 65+ Until June

Here's your daily audio briefing (updated weekdays):Vaccine Distribution"In a huge state of 40 million people, we're only getting about 400-500,000 doses a week. So it's gonna take us... anywhere from 20 to 22 weeks to actually get through just [those] 65 years of age and older."Pan said all this at Wednesday's vaccine advisory committee meeting. The committee is charged with making recommendations to the state about which groups should get the shots next.The delay in vaccinating seniors could push back the timeline for other eligible groups."This is it's heartbreaking. It's heart-wrenching...

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Gangs? Cliques? Subgroups? Call Them What You Will — There've Been 18 (Yes, 18) In The LA Sheriff's Department

Gangs? Cliques? Subgroups? Call Them What You Will — There've Been 18 (Yes, 18) In The LA Sheriff's Department

Our news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage:. To support our non-profit public service journalism:TOP RECOMMENDATIONSBELIEVED TO BE ACTIVEBanditosCowboysExecutionersGrim ReapersRattlesnakesRegulatorsSpartansUNKNOWN IF ACTIVE OR PREVIOUSLY ACTIVEBuffalo SoldiersCavemenJump Out BoysLittle Red Devils or Red DevilsPiratesPosseTasmanian DevilsThree Thousand BoysTwo Thousand BoysVikingsWayside WhitiesREAD THE FULL REPORT:WE LOVE TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS© 2003-2021 . All rights reserved.& .

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In South LA, Gang Intervention Workers Are Trying To Slow A Dramatic Spike In Gun Violence — And They're Asking For Help

In South LA, Gang Intervention Workers Are Trying To Slow A Dramatic Spike In Gun Violence — And They're Asking For Help

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How The Capitol Siege Rewrote Lesson Plans In LA Schools

How The Capitol Siege Rewrote Lesson Plans In LA Schools

Our news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage:. To support our non-profit public service journalism:IS CIVICS EDUCATION IN DECLINE?© 2003-2021 . All rights reserved.& .

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L.A. County To Open Up COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments For People Over 65

L.A. County To Open Up COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments For People Over 65

Here's your daily audio briefing (updated weekdays):Coronavirus Pandemic— Libby DenkmannCoronavirus: UpdatesOur news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage:. To support our non-profit public service journalism:— Pablo CabreraCORONAVIRUS— Jackie FortiérBreaking NewsThe temple issued a statement, expressing sadness that the act was done on a day meant to celebrate peace and unity:The department is asking a— Megan Nguyen and Gina PollackCoronavirus PandemicWhy do we not have five infusion centers in East L.A., where that's the highest infectivity [rate]?" he told LAist/KPCC. "Why...

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New Coronavirus Variant Found In LA County And Throughout California

New Coronavirus Variant Found In LA County And Throughout California

Here's your daily audio briefing (updated weekdays):Coronavirus Pandemic— Libby DenkmannCoronavirus: UpdatesOur news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage:. To support our non-profit public service journalism:— Pablo CabreraCORONAVIRUS— Jackie FortiérBreaking NewsThe temple issued a statement, expressing sadness that the act was done on a day meant to celebrate peace and unity:The department is asking a— Megan Nguyen and Gina PollackCoronavirus PandemicWhy do we not have five infusion centers in East L.A., where that's the highest infectivity [rate]?" he told LAist/KPCC. "Why...

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New COVID-19 Strain Confirmed In LA County; Cases Top 1 Million

New COVID-19 Strain Confirmed In LA County; Cases Top 1 Million

Here's your daily audio briefing (updated weekdays):Coronavirus: LA CountyMore than a million people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Los Angeles County, public health officials said Saturday, the same day they announced the first confirmed local case from a new variant that was first discovered in the United Kingdom.The new strain — B.1.1.7 — has an "unusually large number of mutations," according to the county's public health department. It is more contagious than the strain that first emerged in California last January, though there's still no evidence that the illness it causes is...

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'Every Necessary Measure': California Prepares For Unrest, Governor Activates CA National Guard

'Every Necessary Measure': California Prepares For Unrest, Governor Activates CA National Guard

Here's your daily audio briefing (updated weekdays):Insurrection AftermathGovernor Gavin Newsom today , over concerns of civil unrest leading up to and during next week's inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.The initial deployment is up to 1,000 Guard members to support the California Highway Patrol in protecting state infrastructure in and around the state Capitol in Sacramento. The CHP is in charge of security for the building.In a message this afternoon, the Governor said there will be no tolerance for violence:"What we witnessed in our nation's capitol was an undemocratic and...

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Ignoring Mask Rules Might Soon Get You Fined In LA

Ignoring Mask Rules Might Soon Get You Fined In LA

Here's your daily audio briefing (updated weekdays):Mask It Up"provide fines and penalties for refusal to wear a mask at an indoor public place when requested to do so by management or operators of a facility or establishment ... and provide fines and penalties for refusing to wear a mask while invading someone’s personal space."Today, a group of anti-maskers protested at Ralph’s and the Century City shopping mall. Lots of angry confrontations with customers and a few physical altercations.Thread— Samuel Braslow (@SamBraslow)The anti maskers went next Bloomingdales at Century City Mall....

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California Expands Vaccine Access To Everyone 65 And Older, But LA County Isn't Ready

California Expands Vaccine Access To Everyone 65 And Older, But LA County Isn't Ready

Here's your daily audio briefing (updated weekdays):Vaccine Distribution"Normally this parking lot would be hosting families and friends. Heading to Disneyland for a day of fun and magic in Anaheim. But right now, we are living in anything but normal times."Orange County decided to adopt the to expand vaccine distribution to the 65+ age group As soon as officials made the announcement,"We are working on the technical side to increase the bandwidth in order to get people in to at least let them know that we have them in the system. And then when appropriate, we can then send out notices for...

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City Reaches Tentative Labor Deal To Avoid Civilian Layoffs And Furloughs

City Reaches Tentative Labor Deal To Avoid Civilian Layoffs And Furloughs

Here's your daily audio briefing (updated weekdays):Local GovernmentStarting next week, the Long Beach Convention Center will become a vaccine distribution site, Mayor Robert Garcia announced Tuesday in his State of the City address.The annual event was hosted remotely as the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the city. Long Beach surpassed 40,000 positive cases Tuesday and 484 residents have died as a result of contracting the virus, with hundreds more remaining hospitalized.Garcia, who lost his mother and stepfather to the virus, said there can be strength in loss.“It’s painful but...

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Surge Is So Bad, LA Public Health Officials Recommend Some Residents Wear Masks At Home

Surge Is So Bad, LA Public Health Officials Recommend Some Residents Wear Masks At Home

Here's your daily audio briefing (updated weekdays):SCHOOL POLICE— Caroline ChamplinCORONAVIRUSOur news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage: . To support our non-profit public service journalism:— Jackie FortiérHigher Education— Adolfo Guzman-LopezCoronavirus: Live UpdatesOur news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage:. To support our non-profit public service journalism:— Lita MartinezASK ME ANYTHINGOur news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage: . To support our non-profit public service journalism:READ THE FULL STORY:— Carla JavierPrison...

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Pivot Or Die: How LA's Small Business Owners Survived 2020

Pivot Or Die: How LA's Small Business Owners Survived 2020

.SELLING ICE CREAM ONLINE?HARD TO SOCIAL DISTANCEUNEQUAL IMPACTSLA VERSUS THE REST OF CAA DESIRE TO STAY OPEN© 2003-2021 . All rights reserved.& .

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Hospitalizations Plateau In CA But It's Too Early To Tell If The Surge Is Declining

Hospitalizations Plateau In CA But It's Too Early To Tell If The Surge Is Declining

Here's your daily audio briefing (updated weekdays):SCHOOL POLICE— Caroline ChamplinCORONAVIRUSOur news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage: . To support our non-profit public service journalism:— Jackie FortiérHigher Education— Adolfo Guzman-LopezCoronavirus: Live UpdatesOur news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage:. To support our non-profit public service journalism:— Lita MartinezASK ME ANYTHINGOur news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage: . To support our non-profit public service journalism:READ THE FULL STORY:— Carla JavierPrison...

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For First Time, LA County Reports More Than 300 COVID Deaths On A Single Day

For First Time, LA County Reports More Than 300 COVID Deaths On A Single Day

Here's your daily audio briefing (updated weekdays):Coronavirus— Jackie FortiérELECTION UNRESTView this post on Instagram— Robert GarrovaEARLY CHILDHOODWHAT HAPPENS NOW?RELATED BUDGET COVERAGE:MORE EARLY CHILDHOOD COVERAGE:Our news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage: . To support our non-profit public service journalism:— Mariana DaleImpactThree weeks ago, I reported allegations by a former Silver Saddle Ranch and Club employee that the desert land sales company used illegal cellphone jammers to prevent potential buyers from using their phones during sales...

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FDA Warns COVID-19 Test Commonly Used In LA Is Faulty

FDA Warns COVID-19 Test Commonly Used In LA Is Faulty

Here's your daily audio briefing (updated weekdays):coronavirus tests— Jackie FortiérCapitol SiegeBass says she doesn't think it's likely:"I don't have confidence that members of the cabinet, who I believe are as corrupt as President Trump is, would actually vote to kick him out."READ MORE ABOUT REP BASS' REPONSE HERE:Our news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage:. To support our non-profit public service journalism:— Megan Nguyen and Julia PaskinCapitol Siege: EducationLBUSD Teachers & Admin: To support you in supporting our students on this day that feels so very heavy, a...

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LA County Extends Eviction Moratorium To End Of February And Boosts Protections For Renters

LA County Extends Eviction Moratorium To End Of February And Boosts Protections For Renters

Our news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage:. To support our nonprofit public service journalism:Tannenbaum also said a complete stay of eviction court proceedings is needed to keep people in their homes.© 2003-2021 . All rights reserved.& .

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You've Got Bats In Your Back Yard, And The Natural History Museum Wants Your Help Finding Them

You've Got Bats In Your Back Yard, And The Natural History Museum Wants Your Help Finding Them

THIS IS WHERE YOU COME IN© 2003-2021 . All rights reserved.& .

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RIP: Wah's Golden Hen And 101 Coffee Shop Close

RIP: Wah's Golden Hen And 101 Coffee Shop Close

Our news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage:. To support our non-profit public service journalism:2020 couldn't bid farewell without another couple kicks in our collective teeth."Though it is bittersweet to say farewell to this labor of love, we are looking forward to our next chapter: to be able to enjoy a quiet retirement. We will spend our time gardening and cooking at home with our children and gradchildren.""Before it became a Best Western, the hotel that houses the 101 Coffee Shop was called the Hollywood Franklin Hotel. It has been owned by the Adler family since the...

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How Noa Noa Place Turned A Boyle Heights Sports Bar Into A Queer Latinx Hub — In The Middle Of A Pandemic

How Noa Noa Place Turned A Boyle Heights Sports Bar Into A Queer Latinx Hub — In The Middle Of A Pandemic

Our news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage:. To support our non-profit public service journalism:WE LOVE TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS© 2003-2020 . All rights reserved.& .

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DA Gascón's Push For Shorter Prison Terms Runs Into Resistance From Judges, Prosecutors

DA Gascón's Push For Shorter Prison Terms Runs Into Resistance From Judges, Prosecutors

NO MORE 'USE A GUN AND YOU'RE DONE'IN THE INTEREST OF JUSTICE? 'I DON'T BELIEVE THAT'FOR JUDGES, THIS IS A 'SEA CHANGE''WE DO HAVE SOME DETRACTORS'ENHANCEMENTS 'INDUSTRIES' HAVE 'RULED THE ROOST FOR SO LONG'© 2003-2020 . All rights reserved.& .

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