Keith Boyer, a veteran with the Whittier Police Department, was 53 and a father. He was shot by a recent parolee.
The conservative talk show host and Chapman law professor is on a roll with Trump.
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Trump's orders to block refugees and travelers from Muslim countries - even U.S. legal residents - caught Homeland Security by surprise. Protesters and lawyers flooded the airport.
Hard to imagine a bigger change to the infrastructure and environment of the Westside.
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In this time of instant news, fake news and superficial tweets, it’s good to recall a couple of recent newspaper stories that are likely to last a while and make a difference.
A few hundred thousand people on the streets all day and no arrests of any kind. Lots of great signs though.
Media, books, politics and place and a few tweets.
Our occasional roundup on media, politics and place from a variety of LA Observed sources.
Mayor Garcetti event outside the DWP.
Media notes to end 2016, plus politics, place, selected media tweets and more.
The new proposal by local government and charitable institutions for a $10 million legal defense fund for immigrants threatened with deportation by President-elect Donald Trump offers a helping hand to those who really need it.
Media and politics notes, observations on place and much more.
Maya Lau comes to the LAT from Baton Rouge, where she covered crime and investigations.
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Take My Picture Gary Leonard runs weekly at LA Observed.
One candidate who might have had a chance against Eric Garcetti cites "our nightmare of a national election" in getting out of the 2017 race.
Our occasional offering of media, politics and place noted from assorted sources.
They say anyone can be replaced, but it will be most difficult for the city of Los Angeles to fill the job of Miguel A. Santana.
New attorney general appointed. An anchor leaves the news desk. What to do with P-45.
Councilman Jose Huizar has had enough already, tweeting "If we acquiesce to his falsehoods, we fall victim to tyrannical government."
Donald Trump tweets his way to the top item again by inventing a new conspiracy. Plus much more.
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Saturday was the biggest day yet of Los Angeles protests against the dangerous rhetoric used by candidate Donald Trump, now the president-elect.
There's no surprise that Attorney General Kamala Harris was elected to succeed Barbara Boxer in the U.S. Senate. The news is that California voters also approved legal marijuana, kept the...
Franklin Pierce won with the help of early LA figures like the Californio Andres Pico.
Queuing to vote across LA, Trump's last stand, and why the sports department hates election night.
The second memo of the fall election cycle reminds reporters and editors that social media is on the record.
Just how much of a "left coast" bubble is Los Angeles? Molly Selvin is volunteering for Clinton in North Carolina.
Gigantic Frank Gehry project on Sunset Boulevard approved. Kudos for LAT's Sea Breeze investigation. Notes on Campaign 2016, 2017 and 2018. And more.
LA Times investigations afflict the powerful. LA's homeless shame. Notes on media, politics and place.
LA Times loses a top Hollywood voice. Dodgers go home. More Trump and Clinton notes.
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Father and daughterMayor Eric Garcetti and his daughter, Maya, at Gary Leonard's gallery.
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LaBonge signs offTom LaBonge's final moments at the City Council horseshoe (with Gary Leonard in the background.) Photo: Branimir Kvartuc.
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