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Donald Trump sworn in as 45th president of the United States

The newly inaugurated president delivered a fiercely populist and often dark address, promising to transfer power from political elites to the people, and repeating themes from his divisive campaign, describing children in poverty; schools in crisis; and streets pocked with crime and "carnage."
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Your go-to guide for the weekend in SoCal

Dodge the rain with a sample of more than 150 wines (while helping charity), attend an extravagant Lunar New Year Festival, enjoy a face full of free pancakes, join the Riot L.A. Comedy Festival, celebrate LEGO Batman, hike to the Hollywood sign and more. See our full roundup of events.


A guide to the Women's March in Los Angeles

The march — open to all, not just women — will be held Saturday in Downtown L.A. Organizers expect at least 100,000 people to attend, including a roster of artists, actors and musicians. Get details on time, location, route, speakers, organizers, getting there and how the event got started.

SoCal, What's Good?

Archery Lessons at Woodley Park

What it is:
Channel your inner Ygritte with free lessons at the Woodley Park Archery Range. After a safety course, amateur archers get one-on-one coaching from experts on the shooting line. Come on Saturday morning and learn to shoot a bullseye before brunch.
Why it's cool:
The entire experience is free, including loaner equipment.
You should know:
The classes are popular, so it's best to arrive an hour before starting time. Also, wear closed-toed shoes and bring water and sunscreen.