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Sept. 13 | L.A. Times

A few dozen migrants from Mexico looked up from the Salinas Valley field where they were picking strawberries and watched Antonio Villaraigosa’s convoy rumble toward them in a cloud of dust.

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Sept. 12 | L.A. Daily News

Faced with growing uncertainty and fear among immigrants across their districts, Los Angeles County Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to defend an Obama-era policy that protected undocumented children from being deported, but disagreed on how their Board should press the federal government to preserve it.

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Sept. 11 | Mass Transit Mag

For the second consecutive year, Metrolink regional rail is offering special service to all seven professional football games held at the L.A. Coliseum, home of the Los Angeles Rams. Beginning Sunday, Sept. 10., Metrolink added a special train on Sundays to provide pro football fans an easy, convenient and hassle-free experience.

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Sept. 8 | Futurism

Los Angeles is coating its streets with a special paint that will reduce the temperature of the city. It's the latest step the city has taken to combat the effects of climate change alongside the state's plans.

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Sept/ 7 | Daily Breeze

The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners approved a 10-year labor agreement today that aims for the Port of Los Angeles to continue hiring workers from the harbor area and high-unemployment communities in the city.

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Sept. 6 | California Patch

It's official. A stretch of the Ventura (134) Freeway near Occidental College will be named after former President Barack Obama. The state Legislature gave final approval Tuesday to a resolution naming the 134 between the Glendale (2) and Foothill (210) freeways the "President Barack H. Obama Freeway," said Sen. Anthony Portantino, D-La Canada Flintridge.

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Sept. 1 | CitiesToday

Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles, has launched America’s first city-based Cyber Lab to help thwart cyber attacks against businesses and residents. The new lab places Los Angeles as one of the first cities in the US to share its cyber threat data with the public.

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Sept. 1 | Curbed LA

Last year, Los Angeles voters approved a $1.2 billion bond aimed at providing housing for the city’s rapidly growing homeless population. Now, the Los Angeles Department of City Planning has proposed new guidelines to accelerate the pace of construction for housing the homeless and formerly homeless residents.

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Aug. 31 | WTHR

Motel 6 has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by Los Angeles that alleged one of the chain's locations was a base for human traffickers, drug dealers and gang members, prosecutors said.

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