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Denim Day tackles sexual, domestic violence issues

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles leaders and advocates of victims of sexual violence gathered on the steps of City Hall April 26 to bring awareness to Denim Day, an annual campaign to challenge myths that excuse rape and sexual assault. Peace Over Violence, which works to combat sexual and domestic violence, championed Denim Day in Read More…

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Council delays implementing street vendor plan

LOS ANGELES — A City Council committee has voted to study a street vending system that could serve as a compromise between stakeholders who are divided on whether to legalize vending citywide or permit it only in some parts of the city, according to the panel’s chair. Members of the Economic Development Committee were presented with an Read More…

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City to quit issuing tax certificates to pot shops

LOS ANGELES — The City Council has agreed that the city needs to stop giving out business tax certificates to medical marijuana dispensaries, since most such businesses are illegal in Los Angeles. Despite the 2013 voter approval of Proposition D, which banned most medical marijuana businesses in Los Angeles, the city has continued to issue Read More…