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Column: Caltech faces reckoning over its links to eugenics and sterilization movement 8.7.2020 LA Times: Business

Caltech's revered Robert Millikan favored forced sterilization. Can the university come to grips with its past?

Pentatonix's Mitch Grassi floats scenic Hollywood Hills home for sale 7.7.2020 LA Times: Business

Singer Mitch Grassi of Pentatonix fame is asking $1.829 million for his Hollywood Hills home of two years.

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California megadrought? Not if you look at precipitation 5.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

Climate change is increasing California's wet-to-dry extremes, but average precipitation is not declining.

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Editorial: With Nov. 3 looming, Trump is more dangerous than ever 5.7.2020 LA Times: Opinion

President Trump has a history of putting his personal interests and political interests ahead of the nation's interest. Be very wary as November nears.

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Cook County Board considers nonbinding proposal to shift money from ‘failed and racist’ policing, incarceration systems 4.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Cook County Board to consider non-binding resolution to redirect money from law enforcement to social services.
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Editorial: L.A. is being forced to house 3,100 people under freeways. What about everyone else? 3.7.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A federal judge ordered the city and county to provide beds and services for people. But options are scarce, and warehousing them in large congregate settings is the worst option. Outdoor camping is no better.

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Nearly 60 Chicago street vendors get $500 relief check from grassroots emergency fund: ‘Thanks to their own community’ 3.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Almost 60 Chicago street vendors have received COVID-19 relief aid thanks to an emergency fund created by a community group that has raised about $39,000 in donations.
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USC reverses robust fall reopening plans, asks students to stay home for online classes 2.7.2020 LA Times: Health

Only 10 to 20% of classes will be offered in person and on campus, reversing USC's original decision to reopen for the fall semester.

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Peoria, an Illinois city that once guided a nation, now shows its cracks 2.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Peoria has historically been a bellwether for the Midwest and, at times, the nation. It is a place where marketers tested products, politicians honed their slogans, and rock stars kicked off tours.
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Editorial: To end City Hall corruption, get politicians out of land-use decisions 2.7.2020 LA Times: Opinion

When council members hold concentrated power over decisions that can cost developers and companies millions of dollars, it just invites corruption.

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Column: OK, we've finally agreed that Black lives matter. Now what? 2.7.2020 LA Times: Commentary

I'm glad that books about antiracism have zoomed to the top of bestseller lists, but I wonder how many will actually be read.

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Biden Wants to Desegregate the Suburbs. Naturally, Trump Is Furious. 2.7.2020 Mother Jones
During the 2020 Democratic primary, housing policy played a far more prominent role than in any presidential contest in recent memory, as candidates released aggressive plans to combat rising costs, exclusionary zoning, and a wave of evictions. But the issue seemed destined to be relegated to the margins in the general election, amid more politically potent […]
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Coronavirus and financial hurdles are delaying projects to build homeless housing 1.7.2020 LA Times: Health

More than six months after Mayor Eric Garcetti predicted that a new housing project for homeless people would open every three weeks, there has been only one other opening to celebrate. The coronavirus pandemic is one reason for the delay -- but only one.

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At least 176 test positive for coronavirus at Ventura County farmworker housing complex 1.7.2020 LA Times: Health

Of the 216 tests administered to residents and staff at the facility, more than 80% have come back positive for COVID-19.

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Newsom warns of more coronavirus restrictions, enforcement ahead of July 4 holiday weekend 1.7.2020 LA Times: Health

Gov. Gavin Newsom warns that he plans to announce new coronavirus restrictions ahead of the July 4 weekend in California as community spread grows.

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Some homeowners struggled to pay PACE improvement loans. The coronavirus made it harder 29.6.2020 LA Times: Business

Consumer groups are raising concern over a potential foreclosure wave tied to PACE home improvement loans.

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Sweeps of homeless camps in Denver, elsewhere run counter to COVID-19 guidance and pile on health risks 29.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Several cities across the U.S. are bucking recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by continuing sweeps of homeless encampments, risking further spread of the virus at a time when health officials seek to gain an upper hand on the pandemic.
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Letters to the Editor: Trump has done more to protect inert statues than living, breathing Americans 27.6.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The president's demagoguery has given us an executive order to protect monuments, while coronavirus cases spike because of his lack of leadership.

USC says one of its athletes tested positive for COVID-19 27.6.2020 LA Times: Health

One of the athletes who returned to the USC campus Wednesday for voluntary workouts tested positive for the coronavirus, the university says.

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Richard Neutra's replica Case Study House No. 13 lists in South Pasadena 26.6.2020 LA Times: Business

A Midcentury home built by Richard Neutra based on his design for Case Study House No. 13 is up for grabs at $5.999 million in South Pasadena.

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