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Rich People Demolished L.A. Weekly To Build The Future They Want For Journalism

In 2009, L.A. Weekly wrote a story about jerkin‚Äô‚ÄĒa dance craze sweeping across the Los Angeles basin‚ÄĒthat highlighted the work of then little-known rapper YG. ‚ÄúHe was so fresh out of prison, he still had ‚ÄėFREE YG!‚Äô on his MySpace page,‚ÄĚ the story‚Äôs author Jeff Weiss told me. It was one of the first interviews YG ever‚Ķ

‚ÄėIt Was Either Food and Diapers for My Kids or DACA': Talking to Immigrants Hours Before the DACA Deadline ¬†

MAYWOOD, Ca.‚ÄĒIv√°n Ceja landed at the Los Angeles International Airport at 11:30 p.m. Sunday night. A friend picked him up and they drove toward the California-Arizona state line to deliver 30 checks that would cover the DACA renewal fees for 30 applicants. At around 4 a.m. on Monday, Ceja met with immigrant rights‚Ķ

Activistas en Los √Āngeles luchan contra un sheriff que est√° en contra de ser un ‚Äėestado santuario‚Äô

Los √Āngeles‚ÄďCuando el Sheriff del Condado de Los √Āngeles Jim McDonnell empez√≥ a hablar en una mesa de inmigraci√≥n el mi√©rcoles pasado, siete miembros del p√ļblico se pusieron de pie y se voltearon. Cuando habl√≥ otra vez varios minutos despu√©s, otras 20 personas se pusieron de pie y se voltearon. Luego fueron 30‚Ķ

How Activists in Los Angeles Plan to Fight Back Against a Sheriff Who Opposes a 'Sanctuary State' 

LOS ANGELES‚ÄĒWhen Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell started speaking on an immigration panel here Wednesday night, seven audience members stood among the more than 200 people in the crowd and turned their backs to the stage. Minutes later, when he spoke again, 20 people stood to silently protest. By the third‚Ķ

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