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In Southern California, the political system is changing in front of us, from how we vote to who is running for office. I cut through the jargon and provide a “road map” for navigating our democratic process. My coverage aims to help you understand important elections, untangle policies that impact your life, and find ways to get your voice heard.
Stories by Libby Denkmann
The Los Angeles Police Department and city officials now say all unhoused people living at Echo Park Lake must leave by 10:30 tonight.
Homeless residents and advocates are bracing for the city of Los Angeles to close Echo Park Lake and clear a tent community that has become a flashpoint for debate over the city’s responsibility towards homeless encampments.
Mayor Garcetti announced last week that he was releasing $75 million to continue renting hotel rooms for homeless Angelenos, extending Project Roomkey, with the promise of federal reimbursement from the Biden Administration. But Councilmembers Mike Bonin and Nithya Raman are pushing for the city to move much quicker and to widen the goal for the number of people housed.
In a Jan. 19 report, California’s Legislative Analyst’s Office estimates the state’s renters owe $400 million in unpaid rent because of financial hardship tied to the pandemic, down from initial estimates, which were as high as $1.7 billion.
Los Angeles County voters will have a weighty fiscal decision on their hands Nov. 3.
The day got off to a rocky start, but a new era of in-person voting has officially begun in L.A. County.
If you're a No Party Preference voter, pay extra attention to this guide if you want to weigh in on the next president.
Presidential Hopefuls Met Up With California Democrats This Weekend In Long Beach. Our Key Takeaways
For a brief spell at least, Southern California turned heads in the political universe with many — but not all — of the top Democratic presidential hopefuls in town.
Orange County Democrats took a moment on Saturday to pat themselves on the back for flipping a longtime Republican stronghold blue.
Officials unveiled new ballot-marking machines that will be installed at vote centers throughout the county starting with the March 2020 primary election.
A weird legal loophole called the 90-10 Rule makes GI Bill payments vital to the growth of the for-profit college industry. That's made veterans targets for recruiters who may convince them to enroll in dubious programs -- only to leave them buried in debt with junk diplomas.
The Army’s 40th Infantry Division welcomed a new commander at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos on Saturday.
For close to a decade, the Department of Defense has recognized the growing threat of climate change for military installations.
I want our listeners to understand the role vets play in our lives and the struggles they face, but I need your help.
Over half a century ago, a young sailor from Montebello, CA died in a plane crash in a remote, mountainous area of Vietnam.