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Jan. 17 | LA Daily News

The following Democratic members of Congress from Southern California have said they are not attending Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States:

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Jan. 17 | LA Times

With concerns over development and campaign cash taking center stage in the March 7 election, an array of candidates are embracing the same strategy as they look to topple incumbents, some of whom have a steep financial advantage.

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Jan. 16 | LA Times

The groups that marched — including a New Orleans-style brass band and brightly clad performers from the Los Angeles Korean Dance Academy — drew cheers from the spectators who packed curbs along the parade route in South L.A. Billed as the nation’s oldest and largest parade of its kind, the Kingdom Day celebration was expected to draw at least 200,000 people.

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Jan. 16 | Los Angeles Business Journal

The plan, contained in bid documents to be submitted to the International Olympic Committee next month, is unprecedented in Olympics history and underscores the strength of Los Angeles’ rich array of venues. The proposal would mix the old - the Coliseum was built to host the 1932 Summer Games - and the new - the NFL Stadium at Hollywood Park that is scheduled to open in 2019.

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Jan. 15 | LA Times

Southern California will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday with a parade and activities designed to educate, entertain and improve communities.

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Jan. 12 | Chargers.com

Dean Spanos, Chairman of the Chargers, announced this morning that the team is relocating to Los Angeles and will begin the 2017 NFL season as the Los Angeles Chargers.

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Jan. 10 | LA Times

The proposal, unveiled Tuesday by City Council members David Ryu, Joe Buscaino, Paul Krekorian, Paul Koretz and Mike Bonin, would direct city officials to draft a new law that would prohibit donations from development companies and their principals during, and shortly after, city reviews of their building projects.

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Jan. 9 | LA Daily News

City officials this year have already dipped into reserves to pay for $28.5 million in settlements, and are anticipating spending another $23 million later this year on pending cases.

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Jan. 4 | AFSCME 3090

The votes were counted on Dec. 22 and the new officers, area coordinators and trustees were sworn in at the Jan. 4 membership meeting.

Here are the final results of the election:

Jan. 4 | KPCC

Federal and local officials on Wednesday announced roughly $1.5 billion in new grants and loans for the second phase of the Purple Line subway that will run the length of Wilshire Boulevard to Westwood.

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