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L.A. City Council passes historic civil rights ordinance

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| The city of Los Angeles is going to play a bigger role in fighting discrimination.

When finding work is a necessity, and nearly impossible

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As the cost of living increases in California, many seniors are desperate to keep working. But jobs can be tough to come by.

An actor finds a second career as a professor

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The number of California seniors working into old age is rising. Many of them keep working because they love what they do.

Nipsey Hussle's murder rattles LA's tight-knit Eritrean community

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The murder last month of L.A. rapper, entrepreneur and community activist Nipsey Hussle focused attention on a small but tight-knit community of East African immigrants: Eritreans, who have lived in Southern California for decades.

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LA prepares for Nipsey Hussle's final "Victory Lap"

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(Archive post) Nipsey Hussle’s casket will travel just over 25 miles in a “victory lap” from Staples Center, hitting the neighborhoods where he lived and worked.

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LAPD now allows you to file traffic accident reports online

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Drivers can now go online and file a report themselves for car accidents that don't involve injuries in Los Angeles.

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L.A. County Board of Supervisors approves funding for LACMA's new building design

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LACMA’s controversial new design plan will cost $650 million dollars - with taxpayers footing a big chunk of the bill.

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Adelanto pulling out of detention contracts, but ICE facility there may grow

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The high desert city of Adelanto has decided to cancel its contracts with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Geo Group, the company that operates a large immigrant detention center there.

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Hate groups try for mainstream appeal as they recruit in SoCal

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White supremacist propaganda has been showing up at an alarming rate throughout Southern California and around the country. It's been found on local college campuses, high schools, and in local communities. Experts say one reason is because some hate groups are eager to recruit new members.

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