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.
A extra big helping of our occasional roundup of media, politics and place notes.
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.
Author, activist and former California state assemblyman and senator Tom Hayden has died in Santa Monica after a lengthy illness.
Measure M’s fate will turn on issues as big as a proposed train tunnel though the Sepulveda Pass and as small as homeowners angered by a bus on their quiet street.
Because there's more going on than Donald Trump's get-even war on America.
When Dodger Stadium opened in 1962, it was perfect for the auto age, surrounded by parking lots and near the freeway, not unlike the suburban malls so popular in those days.
First time the f-word got in print since 1998, the paper says. The explainer is less revealing about the Trump tapes landing on Saturday's page 10.
Interesting news from downtown, sadness in Palm Springs and a bad week for Trump and his ilk. Plus much, much more.
Los Angeles can breathe again. The day no one wanted to come has passed.
There was an audible sigh of relief at the news, but questions remain.
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Future of CitiesAbout 500 people turned out for new group's first LA leadership summit.
Father and daughterMayor Eric Garcetti and his daughter, Maya, at Gary Leonard's gallery.
Republicans for VoldemortSpotted near the Malibu civic center. Veronique de Turenne
LaBonge signs offTom LaBonge's final moments at the City Council horseshoe (with Gary Leonard in the background.) Photo: Branimir Kvartuc.
Villaraigosa's new cribFormer mayor buys a $2.5 million contemporary in Beachwood Canyon.