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Kaiser supporters arrested at Labor Day rally

HOLLYWOOD — Police arrested 31 supporters of Kaiser Permanente workers for failure to disperse as they blocked an intersection near its Los Angeles Medical Center Sept. 2 in a Labor Day act of civil disobedience, authorities said. Sen. Kamala Harris and Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Los Angeles, attended a 10 a.m. rally at Los Angeles City Read More…

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L.A. City Council opposes bill extending bar hours

LOS ANGELES — A proposal that would allow bars in select cities to remain open until 4 a.m. should be cut off, Los Angeles City Council members declared Aug. 27 as they passed a resolution opposing the bill pending in Sacramento. “I’m looking to my council colleagues to support this resolution as a critical vote Read More…

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Coalition seeks ban on flavored tobacco products

LOS ANGELES — City and county officials have examined the idea of banning flavored tobacco products in recent months, and a coalition of health experts, educators and students gathered Aug. 14 to voice their support of such a prohibition. The L.A. Families Fighting Flavored Tobacco coalition hosted a news conference in front of the Kenneth Read More…