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  • Parks and LaBonge, on their way out, are a contrast in styles

    Parks and LaBonge, on their way out, are a contrast in styles
    Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard C. Parks marked the end of his legislative career miles from City Hall, clutching a jackhammer as it pulverized a broken sidewalk near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
  • Lost in translation: Hip nickname for South L.A. leaves some feeling lonely

    Lost in translation: Hip nickname for South L.A. leaves some feeling lonely
    Two months ago, Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard C. Parks pitched “SOLA” as a hip-sounding nickname for South Los Angeles. He said other communities had been reinvigorated with “contemporary names.” But there was just un...

    Will Ryu stir the pot or play ball with Wesson?

    Will Ryu stir the pot or play ball with Wesson?
    For the last two months, Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson was a reliable ally of Carolyn Ramsay, helping her as she ran in last week's election for the seat being vacated by her former boss, Councilman Tom LaBonge. Ramsay, who had...

    Mayor Eric Garcetti endorses L.A. council candidate Carolyn Ramsay

    Mayor Eric Garcetti endorses L.A. council candidate Carolyn Ramsay
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti threw his support to City Council District 4 candidate Carolyn Ramsay on Tuesday, praising her experience and judgment. "You need somebody with experience that knows how to get things done, but the backbone to sometimes...

    Street corner torched in L.A. riots may get new life, at long last

    Street corner torched in L.A. riots may get new life, at long last
    Twenty-three years ago, a mob fueled by rage after four Los Angeles Police Department officers were found not guilty in the beating of Rodney King torched the intersection of Vermont and Manchester avenues. The ABC Swap Meet — a hub of dreams...