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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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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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