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LA Mayor: 'I understand fear' over Koreatown homeless shelter plan

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Mayor Eric Garcetti leads a rally to marshal public support for his plan to build an emergency homeless shelter in Koreatown - and in each of the 14 other city council districts.

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In the face of efforts to repeal California's gas tax, Gov. Brown leads the pushback

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As a GOP-based effort to repeal hikes in gas and diesel taxes and vehicle fees gains ground, Gov. Jerry Brown and other officials launch a defense of the increases.

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DTLA to LAX in 8 minutes? Elon Musk pitches his LA tunnel project to the public

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Musk's Boring Company, which is working on the project, needs final approval from the city of Los Angeles to build a test tunnel that would stretch nearly 3 miles between west L.A. and Culver City.

From racist films to unethical land grabs, these 3 people shaped LA's future

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In "Mirage Factory," author Gary Krist writes that creating Los Angeles without the help of Mother Nature took creativity, ingenuity and even a few lies.

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Orange County, other SoCal officials stand with White House at anti-sanctuary meeting

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The White House billed the meeting as one to "discuss shared efforts to end the nullification of federal law and restore community safety.”

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Fire rips through strip mall in San Gabriel

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San Gabriel officials said Valley Boulevard remains closed between New and Prospect avenues as firefighters continue clean-up efforts.

Koreatown church parking lot gives homeless a safe place

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A stucco church in the heart of K-town, nestled between homes, apartments and a community garden, is doing its part to solve a local crisis.

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What your fellow humans want to know about voting in the primary election

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Questions about the elections from Southern California voters and our answers will be updated every week leading up to California's primary election on June 5.

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