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  • Donald Trump Sep 3, 2019

    Dozens Arrested For Civil Disobedience At Labor Day Demonstration

    Police arrested 31 supporters of Kaiser Permanente workers for failure to disperse as they blocked an intersection near its Los Angeles Medical Center today in a Labor Day act of civil disobedience, authorities said.

  • Los Angeles Aug 15, 2019

    Homeless Crisis Hearing Held

    Mayor Eric Garcetti was questioned at a homeless crisis hearing held by Congresswoman Maxine Waters. Ted Chen reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019.

  • Donald Trump Jul 17, 2019

    Facebook's Currency Plan Gets Hostile Reception in Congress

    Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network’s ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system that protects the privacy of users’ data. “We know we need to take the time to get this right,” David Marcus, the Facebook executive leading the project, told the...

  • Los Angeles Jul 8, 2019

    Mayor Eric Garcetti to Lead Anti-Homelessness Coalition

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday he plans to lead a coalition of mayors calling on Congress to pass the Ending Homelessness Act.

  • Hillary Clinton Jun 12, 2019

    Race, Power, Drive: Elaine Welteroth Shares All in New Book

    When she was about to graduate from college, Elaine Welteroth came up with a life plan: She’d hit the top of a magazine masthead, then move into TV, books, film and beyond. She wasn’t messing around. The 32-year-old is way ahead of schedule after making firsts at Teen Vogue, both as beauty-health director and top editor, and then checking off...

  • Donald Trump Jun 3, 2019

    Cries to ‘Impeach' Erupt During Pelosi's Speech to California Democrats

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s speech to the California Democratic Party State Convention Saturday drew loud cries of “impeach” from attendees as Pelosi mentioned special counsel Robert Mueller’s report and ticked through evidence in the probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election that suggested President Donald Trump obstructed justice, NBC News reports. Pelosi previously resisted calls to begin impeachment proceedings...

  • Los Angeles May 6, 2019

    Ice Cube, Others Mourn Director John Singleton at Private Funeral

    Family, friends and dignitaries including Ice Cube, Stevie Wonder and Congresswoman Maxine Waters were among those mourning director John Singleton at his Los Angeles funeral on Monday.

  • Donald Trump May 1, 2019

    Dems Vow to Enforce Subpoenas as Trump Resistance Grows

    Democrats are steeling for an extraordinary fight with President Donald Trump as the White House stonewalls congressional oversight demands in the aftermath of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. In the latest case, Trump, his family and the Trump Organization have filed a lawsuit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One attempting to thwart congressional subpoenas into his financial and business dealings,...

  • California Apr 15, 2019

    Veterans Could Be First to Pay as DeVos Rolls Back for-Profit College Oversight

    While the Obama Administration didn’t solve all the problems associated with the for-profit college industry, it successfully created new rules intended to help rein in the worst-performing schools and to protect taxpayer dollars, NBC News reports. Now, the Trump Administration is trying to overturn those rules — and veterans and low-income Americans are the most at risk. Education Secretary Betsy...

  • Jay-Z Mar 28, 2019

    Jay-Z to Receive Special Honor at NAACP Image Awards

    Jay-Z will receive the President’s Award during the 50th NAACP Image Awards on Saturday. The NAACP announced Thursday it selected the 49-year-old rapper and entrepreneur for “shedding light on the issues that plague the black community including systematic racism and unjust treatment under the law.”

  • Donald Trump Mar 25, 2019

    Mueller Report: Reaction From Top California Lawmakers

    Congressional and U.S. Senate members on both sides of the aisle called for making public the report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, a summary of which was released by the U.S. Justice Department. Here is a round-up of reaction from California lawmakers.

  • California Jan 28, 2019

    Treasury Lifts Sanctions Against 3 Russian Companies

    The Treasury Department on Sunday announced it was lifting sanctions on three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. The move comes despite an effort in Congress to block the action with many lawmakers concerned that the Trump administration is not being tough enough on Russian President Vladimir Putin and his allies. Treasury said it was removing Russian aluminum giant...

  • Donald Trump Jan 22, 2019

    MLK Day in LA: 2019 Observance Features Parade, Mass

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be observed Monday with the 34th “Kingdom Day Parade” in South Los Angeles, multiple service projects, a Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels and an event at the Reseda Church of Christ.

  • Donald Trump Jan 18, 2019

    Treasury Poised to Ease Sanctions Tied to Russian Oligarch

    The Treasury Department appears set to lift sanctions on three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska despite concerns from lawmakers in both parties who say the Trump administration should be tougher on Russian President Vladimir Putin and his allies. Treasury’s decision to ease the sanctions narrowly survived a Senate vote Wednesday when Democrats failed to win the 60 votes...

  • Donald Trump Dec 11, 2018

    ‘Truth Isn't Truth' Tops List of Notable Quotes in 2018

    The assertion that “truth isn’t truth,” made by a personal attorney for President Donald Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian’s list of the most notable quotes of 2018. Rudy Giuliani’s statement came in an August interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press” when he told host Chuck Todd that Trump might “get trapped into perjury” if he were interviewed in...

  • Donald Trump Nov 30, 2018

    Washington's New Power Standoff Is Between Trump and Pelosi

    They haven’t spoken in days, not since President Donald Trump called to congratulate Nancy Pelosi on Democrats’ election night win. But they don’t really need to. Trump and Pelosi go way back, from the time she first showed up at Trump Tower fundraising for the Democrats long before he would become president or she the House speaker. Two big-name heirs...

  • Barack Obama Oct 26, 2018

    What Should You Do If You Get a Suspicious Package? Tips on How to Handle It

    As investigators analyze at least 10 suspicious packages sent across the country to high-ranking Democrats, including former President Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Robert De Niro and Maxine Waters, you may be looking for ways to deal with a suspicious package if you come across one.

  • Los Angeles Oct 26, 2018

    $2 Million in Damages Urged in Baby Cremation Case

    An attorney urged a jury Thursday to award $2 million in damages to a Monterey Park woman who alleges the Los Angeles County coroner’s office cremated her baby daughter’s body in 2016 without notifying her beforehand, but a lawyer for the county said the plaintiff is primarily responsible for her damages and deserves little or nothing.

  • Los Angeles Oct 25, 2018

    Suspicious Package Addressed to Rep. Waters Found at LA Central Mail Facility

    A suspicious package resulted in an evacuation at a Los Angeles mail facility Wednesday evening in South LA, near downtown Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

  • Congress Oct 10, 2018

    Black Female Democrats Call for Changes in Party

    Insurgent Democratic women running for Congress are pushing the party to rethink its approach to politics if they retake control of Capitol Hill in the fall. At the annual meeting of the Congressional Black Caucus Friday, black female candidates who prevailed in primaries over established incumbents said it’s time for a conversation about how the party is structured. They expressed...

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