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LA rabbi to offer prayer at Trump’s inauguration

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| Rabbi Marvin Hier, founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Museum of Tolerance, will participate in the swearing-in ceremonies on Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C.

LA's busy immigration courts could swell under Trump

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The nation's busy immigration courts – already burdened by an unprecedented backlog of half a million cases – could strain even more if a Trump administration steps up deportations as promised.

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Trump names UC Irvine professor to lead trade council

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UC Irvine professor and economist Peter Navarro will serve as head of the new White House National Trade Council and as director of trade and industrial policy.

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New community college chief on preparing for Trump

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The new California Community Colleges Chancellor says his two-year campuses can help the Trump administration's infrastructure program and jobs training efforts.

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California gets ready to defy Trump's Washington

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In the Obama administration, Republican-dominated states such as Texas often sought to block the president's agenda. In the Trump era, California may play that same role.

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How Trump's energy, environment picks could impact California

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Trump's nominees to head energy and environment agencies have strong ties to the oil and gas industry.

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What Trump's pick for the Interior Department means for California

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Think of some of the top issues here in the West: water, public parks, energy, ocean resources. A lot of those fall – at least in large part – under the Department of the Interior. And Donald Trump's pick to head the agency will have a lot of influence.

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5 million Californians could be affected by Obamacare repeal

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State data show that over 5 million Californians could lose their health coverage if the Trump administration scraps the main pillars of the federal law.