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Jan. 22 | LA Times

A day after Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th president, several hundred thousand people gathered in Los Angeles to protest in a historic women’s march. It was a peaceful and massive counter-inauguration movement, the first act of resistance to a conservative administration.

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Jan. 20 | LA Weekly

In a move aimed squarely at Donald Trump's presidential inauguration, the Los Angeles City Council today is poised to create an immigrant advocate who would "protect residents against mass deportations" possible under the new White House administration, according to a statement from the office of council president Herb Wesson.

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Jan. 20 | LA Times

As President Trump stood before the Capitol on Friday morning, swearing the oath of office, a group of Los Angeles City Council members gathered some 2,700 miles to the west to discuss their city’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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Jan. 20 | AFSCME Distric Council 36

AFSCME wants you to be aware that LA City employees in the Coalition of LA City Unions will NOT be affected by one of the terms of our final contract agreement with the City, implemented December 13, 2015. This term, related to healthcare costs, was supposed to become effective December 25, 2016, but will now be null and void.

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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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