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April 4 | LA Daily News

Mayor Eric Garcetti took a swipe at the French capital today, arguing before an audience in Denmark that Los Angeles would be a better host than Paris for the 2024 Summer Olympics because it can offer “something creative and new -- not more of the same” at this “important time” for the Olympic Movement.

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April 3 | LA Times

Wells Fargo & Co. has been ordered to rehire a former Los Angeles-area bank manager who federal officials say was fired because he reported potential fraud to his superiors and to a bank ethics hotline — a claim the bank denies even as it has acknowledged problems with its hotline.

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AFSCME District Council 36

The broad-based labor-community-clergy May Day Coalition of Los Angeles, a network of nearly 60 organizations from across Southern California, including the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) District Council 36, announced plans on Tuesday to hold a massive march and rally on Monday, May 1, 2017, under the banner of "Resist Los Angeles.”

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March 28 | LA Times

Paris and L.A. have entered the stretch run of the 2024 bidding competition, seeking to impress International Olympic Committee voters who will gather in September to select a host city.

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March 27 | LA Times

“We will fight this vigorously and still continue to maintain services to provide for our high quality of life in Santa Ana,” Sal Tinajero, a city councilman in Santa Ana, which voted unanimously to become a sanctuary city shortly after Donald Trump was elected president.

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March 27 | CBS Los Angeles

The Pasadena City Council passed a resolution late Monday night reaffirming that it will not enforce federal immigration policies.

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March 24 | NBC Los Angeles

The LAPD’s former headquarters will be replaced with an office building for city workers as part of a larger redevelopment plan for the Civic Center area.

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March 23 | LA City

The City of LA is conducting an employee survey about your health and wellness interests and concerns. It’s a voluntary survey, but will help the city better serve the needs of you and your family. Please take a few minutes and fill it out – either online or paper copy. Online link Here. Print link Here.

 

March 21 | LA Times

Black people living in Los Angeles County have been more likely than the rest of the population to remain unemployed or to drop out of the workforce altogether in the wake of the 2007-09 recession, according to a new report conducted by UCLA.

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March 21 | Capital & Main

Last Friday a spirited crowd of 200-plus Angelenos gathered in the first-floor auditorium of downtown Los Angeles’ Ronald Reagan State Building for an informational hearing sponsored by the California State Assembly Committee on Housing and Community Development.

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