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The Board of Supervisors considers removing ICE from county jails

The Board of Supervisors considers removing ICE from county jails

The Men’s Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles, 10 September 2006.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images The Board of Supervisors is set to vote on a motion today that would remove federal agents from L.A. County jails. The county partnered with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) nearly a decade ago to expedite the deportation of […]

Councilmember Krekorian details middle way on the minimum wage

Councilmember Krekorian details middle way on the minimum wage

Paul Krekorian at a Los Angeles City Council meeting on August 6th, 2013.; Credit: Mae Ryan/KPCC As Los Angeles debates the merits of various proposals to increase the minimum wage, LA City Councilmember Paul Krekorian has his own plan. Unlike Mayor Garcetti’s plan to raise the minimum wage to $13.25 by 2017 or the more […]

Councilmember Krekorian details middle way on the minimum wage

Councilmember Krekorian details middle way on the minimum wage

Paul Krekorian at a Los Angeles City Council meeting on August 6th, 2013.; Credit: Mae Ryan/KPCC As Los Angeles debates the merits of various proposals to increase the minimum wage, LA City Councilmember Paul Krekorian has his own plan. Unlike Mayor Garcetti’s plan to raise the minimum wage to $13.25 by 2017 or the more […]

Filmweek: ‘Hot Pursuit,’ ‘Maggie,’ ‘The D Train’ and more

Filmweek: ‘Hot Pursuit,’ ‘Maggie,’ ‘The D Train’ and more

ctress/producer Reese Witherspoon (L) and Actress Sofia Vergara attend the premiere of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s “Hot Pursuit” at TCL Chinese Theatre on April 30, 2015 in Hollywood, California. ; Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Patt Morrison and KPCC film critics Amy Nicolson and Andy Klein will review this week’s new film releases, including the […]

Filmweek: ‘Hot Pursuit,’ ‘Maggie,’ ‘The D Train’ and more

Filmweek: ‘Hot Pursuit,’ ‘Maggie,’ ‘The D Train’ and more

ctress/producer Reese Witherspoon (L) and Actress Sofia Vergara attend the premiere of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s “Hot Pursuit” at TCL Chinese Theatre on April 30, 2015 in Hollywood, California. ; Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Patt Morrison and KPCC film critics Amy Nicolson and Andy Klein will review this week’s new film releases, including the […]

Filmweek: ‘Hot Pursuit,’ ‘Maggie,’ ‘The D Train’ and more

Filmweek: ‘Hot Pursuit,’ ‘Maggie,’ ‘The D Train’ and more

ctress/producer Reese Witherspoon (L) and Actress Sofia Vergara attend the premiere of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s “Hot Pursuit” at TCL Chinese Theatre on April 30, 2015 in Hollywood, California. ; Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Patt Morrison and KPCC film critics Amy Nicolson and Andy Klein will review this week’s new film releases, including the […]

Governor Brown and others up for a (well-deserved?) raise

Governor Brown and others up for a (well-deserved?) raise

Members of the California State legislature applaud as California Governor Jerry Brown (C) arrives to deliver the State of the State address at the California State Capitol on January 31, 2011 in Sacramento, California. ; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images How much should lawmakers be worth? How much should the Governor and state legislators be paid? […]

Governor Brown and others up for a (well-deserved?) raise

Governor Brown and others up for a (well-deserved?) raise

Members of the California State legislature applaud as California Governor Jerry Brown (C) arrives to deliver the State of the State address at the California State Capitol on January 31, 2011 in Sacramento, California. ; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images How much should lawmakers be worth? How much should the Governor and state legislators be paid? […]

Governor Brown and others up for a (well-deserved?) raise

Governor Brown and others up for a (well-deserved?) raise

Members of the California State legislature applaud as California Governor Jerry Brown (C) arrives to deliver the State of the State address at the California State Capitol on January 31, 2011 in Sacramento, California. ; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images How much should lawmakers be worth? How much should the Governor and state legislators be paid? […]

Governor Brown and others up for a (well-deserved?) raise

Governor Brown and others up for a (well-deserved?) raise

Members of the California State legislature applaud as California Governor Jerry Brown (C) arrives to deliver the State of the State address at the California State Capitol on January 31, 2011 in Sacramento, California. ; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images How much should lawmakers be worth? How much should the Governor and state legislators be paid? […]