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LA County Sheriff’s Department under state investigation for possible civil rights violations

A protester confronts Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies during a protest in 2020.
Emily Holshouser, Assistant News Editor January 22, 2021

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Friday that the California Department of Justice is launching a civil rights investigation into the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to examine...

Activists organize car caravan protest for unhoused community on MLK Day

An activist speaks through a bullhorn during the car caravan protesting for the unhoused community on Monday, Jan. 18, 2020.
Emily Holshouser, Assistant News Editor January 18, 2021

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, activists gathered on Skid Row for a “freedom ride” car caravan to protest homelessness in Los Angeles and to celebrate the Civil Rights Movement leader’s birthday. The...

Gov. Newsom announces 2021-22 state funding for CSU, UC systems

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the state's funding for the Cal State University and University of California systems during a briefing on Friday.
Emily Holshouser, Assistant News Editor January 8, 2021

During a briefing on Friday, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that the state of California will invest $786 million into the California State University and University of California systems — $425 million...

COVID-19 Update: Gov. Gavin Newsom announces new reopening plan for schools

COVID-19 curve of cumulative cases in Los Angeles County as of Dec. 30.
Sloane Bozzi, News Editor December 31, 2020

Los Angeles County has the highest number of cumulative cases in the United States, while multiple other counties in California see a rise in the number of cases per capita. The Centers for Disease...

California to receive over 600,000 doses of Moderna vaccine in coming weeks

COVID-19 curve of cumulative cases in Los Angeles County as of Dec. 23.
Sloane Bozzi, News Editor December 23, 2020

Los Angeles County has the highest number of cumulative cases in the United States, while multiple other counties in California see a rise in the number of cases per capita. The Centers for Disease...

COVID-19 Update: Southern California ICUs reach full capacity

COVID-19 curve of cumulative cases in Los Angeles County as of Dec. 16.
Emily Holshouser, Assistant News Editor December 18, 2020

Los Angeles County has the highest number of cumulative cases in the United States, while multiple other counties in California see a rise in the number of cases per capita. The Centers for Disease...

ICU beds reach 94% capacity in Southern California

COVID-19 curve of cumulative cases in Los Angeles County as of Dec. 11.
Sloane Bozzi, News Editor December 11, 2020

Los Angeles County has the highest number of cumulative cases in the United States, while multiple other counties in California see a rise in the number of cases per capita. The Centers for Disease...

COVID-19 Update: Newsom announces temporary stay-at-home order for regions where ICU capacity falls below 15%

COVID-19 curve of cumulative cases in Los Angeles County as of Dec. 4
Sloane Bozzi, News Editor December 4, 2020

Los Angeles County has the highest number of cumulative cases in the United States, while multiple other counties in California see a rise in the number of cases per capita. The Centers for Disease...

Activists protest against Garcetti as potential candidate for Biden’s Cabinet

Young Black Lives Matter Los Angeles members chant at the center of a group circle that ends every protest.
Emily Holshouser, Assistant News Editor December 3, 2020

A few dozen activists joined the Los Angeles chapter of Black Lives Matter on Nov. 23 and marched up Irving Street in Hancock Park to the residence of Mayor Eric Garcetti. The banging of pots and pans...

Young voter turnout was record-breaking in the 2020 general election. Here’s why.

Joe Cleveland proudly gestures toward his
Logan Bik, Editor in Chief November 24, 2020

Young voter turnout was record-breaking in the 2020 general election. Here’s why. With a completed ballot in hand, Leslie Aguirre, a 21-year-old CSUN political science major and political activist,...

COVID-19 Update: ‘Limited’ stay-at-home order begins on Saturday for L.A. County

COVID-19 curve of cumulative cases in Los Angeles County as of Nov. 19.
Sloane Bozzi, News Editor November 19, 2020

Los Angeles County has the highest number of cumulative cases in the United States, while multiple other counties in California see a rise in the number of cases per capita. The Centers for Disease...

COVID-19 Update: Hospitizations on the rise, 2/3 of ICU beds still available in L.A. County

COVID-19 curve of cumulative cases in Los Angeles County as of Nov. 12.
Sloane Bozzi, News Editor November 12, 2020

Los Angeles County has the highest number of cumulative cases in the United States, while multiple other counties in California see a rise in the number of cases per capita. The Centers for Disease...

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