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Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
An estimated 15,000 teachers and their supporters rallied in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, threatening to strike should union and school district representatives fail to reach an agreement to reduce class sizes, raise teacher pay, and eliminate the existing system for evaluating educators. "We do not want to strike, but we know that if we have...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The Los Angeles City Council passed one of the highest minimum wage...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Drivers for the ride-sharing app Uber protested in Los Angeles earlier this...

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Last week, the LAPD became the country's largest police department to acquire surveillance drones - though their PR-savvy announcement carefully uses the term "unmanned aerial vehicles" - when they accepted as gifts two Draganflyer X6 drones rejected by angry Seattle residents who had cited privacy concerns, "the militarization of our streets and now the air above them," and the fact "we dont trust you with the weapons you do have." The LAPD, which was recently blasted for surveillance over...

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