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May 9 | Glendale News Press

Los Angeles is the focus of a new institute at Occidental College in Eagle Rock.

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May 2 | KTLA 5

More than 4 million people now reside in Los Angeles, according to newly released data from a state report.

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May 2 | StreetsBlog LA

The Los Angeles City Council is in the midst of deliberations over the city’s fiscal year 2017-2018 budget. Yesterday the city’s budget committee spent nearly two hours discussing the Department of Transportation (LADOT). Councilmembers questioned and pressed LADOT General Manager Seleta Reynolds on numerous topics from speed limits to Vision Zero to bike-share. The committee requested numerous reports to guide further budget decisions.

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April 27 | KTLA 5

The union that represents Los Angeles police officers launched a broadside against Mayor Eric Garcetti’s budget on Thursday, warning that the spending plan will divert funds away from neighborhood patrols and to the policing of Metro buses and trains.

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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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