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LA mayor sets ambitious goals in uncertain times

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| Mayor Eric Garcetti today delivered his annual State of the City address, highlighting plans to house the homeless, increase jobs, and protect the environment.

LA County supervisors weigh immigrant legal aid

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Under the proposal, the county would contribute up to $3 million to a fund that would combine money from the city of Los Angeles and philanthropic groups to create a $10 million resource for immigrants' legal defense. Immigrants convicted of violent felonies would be excluded from help.

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Mexican governors address LA city officials

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The conversation between seven governors of Mexican states and LA City Council members was dominated by immigration and trade in the Trump era.

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Why did Measure S lose so badly?

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Polling ahead of the election showed that those opposed to Measure S felt more definitively than those in support.

LA county, city elections deliver low turnout, major changes

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In semi-official returns, L.A. County and city voters approve Measure H homeless tax, reject the Measure S development proposal and re-elect Mayor Eric Garcetti.

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Sanctuary cities take calculated risks as Trump moves in

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More local cities have adopted so-called sanctuary policies that are immigrant-friendly. But the new administration could pull federal funding from such cities.

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LA County votes to set up its own immigrant affairs office

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The multilingual office would coordinate and streamline access to services for immigrants, county officials say.

LA County to consider funding legal help for undocumented immigrants

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Los Angeles County supervisors are set to vote next Tuesday on a motion to earmark an initial $1 million to help unauthorized immigrants fight deportation in court.

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