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City Council honors longtime cannabis advocate

LOS ANGELES — Hollywood resident Richard Eastman, who has lived with AIDS for 25 years, was honored by the Los Angeles City Council Sept. 6 for his longtime advocacy of cannabis-related medical treatments. According to the resolution commending him, Eastman was down to a handful of T-cells in 1994 when he was diagnosed with the Read More…

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MTA officials revise proposed transit tax measure plan

LOS ANGELES — Transportation officials unveiled a revamped transit tax proposal June 10 that could go before voters in November, this time calling for a levy that would remain in effect permanently instead of ending in 40 years, as was envisioned in the original concept. “We need to build and sustain a world-class transportation system Read More…

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‘Django Unchained’ actress defends not giving ID to cop

LOS ANGELES — “Django Unchained” actress Daniele Watts defended her refusal to show her ID to Los Angeles police before they handcuffed her last week. The African-American actress and her white boyfriend accused police of racism for questioning them in what they said was only a public display of affection. “I believe in America and what it stands Read More…