Why MAGA’s temporary love of San Francisco should be permanent
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Why MAGA’s temporary love of San Francisco should be permanent

It is perhaps a sign of our nonsensical political times that the silliest of theatrics can reveal the most serious of truths. Just look at San Francisco. As…

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Opinion | Mr. President, Ditch the Stealth About Health
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Opinion | Mr. President, Ditch the Stealth About Health

Once, when my father was in West Virginia on police business, a man approached him and demanded to know about “rumors” that President Franklin Roosevelt was “crippled.” The…

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Column: Is Biden impaired? Is Trump? The issue is here to stay
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Column: Is Biden impaired? Is Trump? The issue is here to stay

There’s no escaping it now. We are a deeply divided country in the midst of a presidential campaign in which the mental acuity of an 81-year-old sitting president…

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Student sues L.A. Unified, alleges sexual abuse by basketball coach
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Student sues L.A. Unified, alleges sexual abuse by basketball coach

A South Bay high school student has filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles Unified School District, alleging that she was sexually abused by an assistant coach on…

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Opinion | The Question Is Not If Biden Should Step Aside. It’s How.
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Opinion | The Question Is Not If Biden Should Step Aside. It’s How.

Joe Biden should not be running for re-election. That much was obvious well before the special prosecutor’s comments on the president’s memory lapses inspired a burst of age-related…

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She’s waiting for answers from L.A. County’s CARE Court
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She’s waiting for answers from L.A. County’s CARE Court

Maria Macias pulled into a parking space at the Los Angeles County Superior Court in Norwalk. She had come from Gardena and found herself praying for strength during…

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Downtown L.A. hotel housing homeless people prompts lawsuit
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Downtown L.A. hotel housing homeless people prompts lawsuit

All across the Academy of Media Arts, there are signs of an active campus life. School projects are still plastered on the walls; books are strewn on tables;…

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The Super Bowl in Las Vegas: What Would Hunter S. Thompson Think?
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The Super Bowl in Las Vegas: What Would Hunter S. Thompson Think?

“When you bring an act into this town, you want to bring it in heavy. Don’t waste any time with cheap shucks and misdemeanors. Go straight for the…

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La Niña could make California’s wild weather year weirder
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La Niña could make California’s wild weather year weirder

Storm-soaked California is still in the clutches of a wet El Niño winter, but in an unexpected plot twist, La Niña could be hot on its heels. The…

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Your house has water damage from the storm. Now what?
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Your house has water damage from the storm. Now what?

For thousands across the Southland, this week’s storms brought unwanted water into their houses, condos and businesses due to flooding, leaky roofs or other causes. The task now…

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