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Feb. 14 | LA Times

Measure H on the March 7 ballot would produce a projected $3.55 billion for homeless programs over 10 years. The tax increase would raise the sales tax rate to 9% across most of Los Angeles County and up to 10% in a few communities. Because it would increase taxes, it requires a two-thirds majority to pass.

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Feb. 13 | KPCC

In the city of Los Angeles, voters will decide whether to re-elect Mayor Eric Garcetti. Any candidate could win the race outright in the primary with more than 50 percent of the votes.

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Feb. 13 | ABC 7

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti declared himself strongly opposed to the Calexit on this month's edition of Ask the Mayor on “Eyewitness Newsmakers.”

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Feb. 11 | LA Times

The most important decision Los Angeles voters will make on March 7 is whether to support or oppose Measure S, a slow-growth, anti-development ballot measure cloaked in the language of government reform.

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Feb. 8 | LA Times

Amid fears President Donald Trump will create a registry based on religious affiliation, the Los Angeles City Council moved Wednesday to bar city employees from helping on such a program.

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Feb. 8 | LA Times

The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to speed up the approval of new community plans, documents that spell out where apartments, shopping centers and other new buildings should be allowed.

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Feb. 4 | LA Times

If it passes, “Measure S will block much of the affordable housing that voters just voted for when they approved Proposition JJJ,” Rusty Hicks, executive secretary-treasurer of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, said in a statement.

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Jan. 30 | LA Times

After a weekend of heavy protests, things were quiet at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday as federal officials said all travelers initially affected by President Trump’s travel ban were no longer being detained.

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Jan. 30 | LA Times

Demonstrators shut down traffic in front of the Tom Bradley International Terminal and faced off with police in riot gear, chanting, “Let them in!” and “Love, not hate, makes America great."

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