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AIDS Walk L.A. draws large turnout for 35th year

LOS ANGELES — Thousands of walkers, advocates, celebrities and volunteers turned out for the 35th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles Oct. 20, raising funds for HIV care, support services, prevention and advocacy. The approximately 4-mile walk started in Grand Park, after an opening ceremony featuring actors, television personalities and elected officials. Post-walk festivities included a Read More…

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Columbus statue removed from Grand Park

LOS ANGELES — A statue of explorer Christopher Columbus that has stood for 45 years in downtown’s Grand Park was ceremoniously removed Nov. 10. “The statue of Christopher Columbus rewrites a stained chapter of history that romanticizes expansions of European empires and exploitations of natural resources and of human beings,” said County Supervisor Hilda Solis, Read More…

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AIDS Walk L.A. raises $2 million at new venue

LOS ANGELES — More than 10,000 people participated in the 32nd annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles Oct. 23, the first to be held in downtown Los Angeles, raising more than  $2 million for APLA Health and other Los Angeles County HIV service organizations, organizers said. The 10-kilometer walk began and ended in Grand Park. It Read More…