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City replaces Columbus Day as official holiday

LOS ANGELES — The City Council voted Aug. 30 to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day as an official Los Angeles holiday, siding with critics who said the explorer’s connection to brutality and slavery makes him unworthy of celebration. In approving the switch, the council also rejected a late push by Councilman Joe Buscaino Read More…

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City Council opposes bill to alter makeup of MTA board

LOS ANGELES — The City Council unanimously opposed a state Senate bill May 19 that would drastically overhaul the governing board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The bill is Sen. Tony Mendoza’s third attempt in two years to overhaul the board of the county’s transit agency and increase the representation of cities in areas outside Read More…