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Activists call for city to end homeless camp sweeps

By Juliet Bennett Rylah Contributing Writer HOLLYWOOD — Activists are calling for the city of Los Angeles to halt homeless encampment sweeps, especially in the vicinity...

Civic cheerleader, ex-Councilman Tom LaBonge dies

Civic cheerleader, ex-Councilman Tom LaBonge dies Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Tom LaBonge, who spent much of his adult life as an ambassador for the...

New banner art focuses on women’s voting rights

HOLLYWOOD ROUNDUP By Juliet Bennett Rylah Contributing Writer WEST HOLLYWOOD — There’s a new piece of public art at the southwest corner of Santa Monica and Crescent...

Sunset Strip project will remove historic bank office

By Juliet Bennett Rylah Contributing Writer On the border between West Hollywood and Hollywood, near the Sunset Strip, a new mixed-use development designed by Frank Gehry...

Panel recommends historic monument status for Taix

Wave Wire Services ECHO PARK — The Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission voted Dec. 17 to recommend that Taix French Restaurant in Echo Park be...

Officer ‘had no choice’ in fatal Trader Joe’s shooting

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The police officer who fired the shot that accidentally killed an assistant manager during a gunfight with a suspect...

Ryu: ‘I ran not to join the system, but to change it’

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Councilmen David Ryu and Herb Wesson bid farewell to the City Council Dec. 9. Ryu was defeated in the...

New councilwoman appoints transition advisory team

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — City Councilwoman-elect Nithya Raman has announced the names of her transition advisory team, which includes a former chief of...

Restaurants struggle with latest outdoor dining ban

By Juliet Bennett Rylah Contributing Writer HOLLYWOOD — As restaurants cease in-person dining due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, many of their owners are feeling...

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