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May 1 | LA Times

Organized labor and immigration groups are staging dozens of May Day demonstrations in cities throughout the nation Monday, with many groups planning to voice criticism of President Donald J. Trump and his administration.

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April 27 | Patch.com

LOS ANGELES, CA — With the 25th anniversary of the Los Angeles riots approaching, Mayor Eric Garcetti this week compared the city to a climber halfway up a mountain, able to "look up at how far we need to go, but also able to look down at how far we have come."

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April 25 | LA Times

A federal judge placed a nationwide hold Tuesday on President Trump’s order to strip funds from municipal governments that refuse to cooperate fully with immigration agents.

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April 24 | LA Daily News

For the last 20 years, the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs has been handing out $10,000 individual grants to mid-career artists to create whatever they want.

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April 20 | LA Times

Mayor Eric Garcetti used his State of the City address Thursday to present Los Angeles as a compassionate counterpoint to the policies of President Trump, charting a sharply different path on climate change, immigration and efforts to help those in need.

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AFSCME District Council 36

On Saturday, April 15, the Los Angeles County Democratic Party honored AFSCME Council 36 President Alice Goff with the Miguel Contreras Leadership Award at their 2017 John F. Kennedy Awards.

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April 12 | LA Times

Civil rights activists are now raising concerns about the manuals, saying they encourage immigration enforcement at a time when many local police agencies are trying to build trust with immigrant communities fearful over President Trump’s calls for more deportations.

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April 11 | LA Daily News

A proposal to transfer $1 million of Los Angeles County money into a legal defense fund to help illegal immigrants and others threatened with deportation was pulled from a vote Tuesday so members of the Board of Supervisors could examine concerns raised within the motion.

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April 11 | KPCC

As part of an effort to rapidly boost the number of shelter beds available to L.A.’s homeless, officials are turning to the county's winter shelter system.

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April 4 | CBS Los Angeles

Controller Ron Galperin wrote in a letter to the City Council on March 23 that the city should not take out the loan because the projected fiscal year-end deficit has been adjusted down to $38 million.

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