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State of Affairs, Fort Apache logo, getting rid of junk mail




Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva at the graduation ceremony for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Academy class 433 at East Los Angeles College, Friday, January 4, 2019.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva at the graduation ceremony for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Academy class 433 at East Los Angeles College, Friday, January 4, 2019.
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We look at what happened this week in California politics. Plus, why is L.A. County Sheriff Villanueva reviving the use of the controversial Fort Apache logo? And, how to get rid of junk mail.

State of Affairs

This week, The Trump Administration considers releasing migrants… into sanctuary cities. Meanwhile, Devin Nunes sues his hometown paper, alleging character assassination. 

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Fort Apache Logo

Sheriff McDonnell banned the use of the "Fort Apache" logo at the East L.A. Sheriff's Station on the grounds that it showed a lack of respect to department leadership. Sheriff Villanueva has revived it.

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Friends of the L.A. River Cleanups

It's that time of year again, when thousands of volunteers get together to clean up all the plastic bags and grocery carts from the L.A. River.

How to Get Rid of Junk Mail

We all get it, we all hate it: junk mail. Reporter Caleigh Wells takes us on her personal journey to get rid of it in her house. 

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Weekend Preview

Monsterpalooza descends on Pasadena. The Long Beach Grand Prix revs up. Record Store Day returns with a new pressing. The Festival of Books cracks open its spine. Thai New Yearcelebrations kicks off. And the L.A. River gets its annual cleanup.

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