Los Angeles Times (LA Times)

Daily newspaper published in Los Angeles since 1881. Owned by Tribune Publishing.
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Primary geographic focus: California Statewide, Southern California, Southwestern California
Organization Type: Media
Acronym or short name: LA Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California, since 1881. In 2000, the Tribune Company, parent company of the Chicago Tribune and local television station KTLA, purchased the Los Angeles Times. It is currently owned by Tribune Publishing.




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Contra Costa County to end solitary confinement for juveniles

Lee Romney
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
May 19, 2015
Contra Costa County agrees to limit their use of physical isolation for youths in juvenile hall and provide adequate educational services.

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Formerly incarcerated activist fights to give people a chance to change

Lee Romney
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
March 13, 2015
A biography of Dorsey Nunn, executive director of Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, which has been working nationally on reentry issues.

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Man posing as attorney lied to immigrants seeking legal help

Kate Linthicum
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
June 2, 2015
Jesus Lozano has been repeatedly taken before the court and ordered not to provide legal services, and continues to violate court orders.

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Fullerton’s at-large voting system shuts out Asian Americans, suit says

Anh Do
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
March 18, 2015
Civil rights advocates are challenging the Fullerton electoral system and at-large council district, arguing that it violates the California Voting Rights Act.

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L.A. County slow to probe nursing home complaints, state statistics show

Abby Sewell
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
May 16, 2015
LA County officials say that they do not have the funding needed to timely investigate complaints of abuse, neglect, crime, and substandard conditions at California nursing homes and long-term health care facilities.

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California regains control over healthcare at Folsom prison

Paige St. John
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
July 13, 2015
The state has regained full control of Folsom prison after a federal court took control in 2006 due to its healthcare conditions.

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Family questions death of son jailed with mentally unsound cellmate

Paloma Esquivel
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
July 8, 2015
A man with developmental disabilities died while detained in a San Bernardino County jail with an accused murderer who was awaiting psychiatric evaluation.

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L.A. Housing Authority $3.3-million trash pickup settlement approved

Ruben Vives
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
March 7, 2015
A $3.3 million settlement was approved following the Western Center on Law and Poverty's 2012 lawsuit against the Los Angeles Housing Authority's illegal charge for trash collection.

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California’s Obamacare exchange criticized for not fixing enrollment, tax errors

Chad Terhune
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
August 21, 2015
California's healthcare exchange comes under fire as enrollment and tax-related errors persist, harming state residents.

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More people are being illegally billed for charges not paid by Medi-Cal

Lisa Zamosky
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
September 18, 2015
As illegal healthcare billing practices increase, call volumes double at California legal aid offices.

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Legal clinic polishes non-lawyers’ civil suits

Victoria Kim
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
September 2, 2014
The Federal Pro Se Clinic in downtown Los Angeles, run by Public Counsel, is expanding the possibilities for self-represented individuals encountering the complex federal civil legal system.

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Sidewalk vendors sue L.A., say city seized their carts and belongings

Emily Alpert Reyes
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
October 29, 2015
Civil legal aid attorneys sue to preserve street vendors' rights.

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Settlement seeks to keep high school students out of ‘fake’ classes

Joy Resmovits
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
November 5, 2015
In the case of Cruz v. California, civil legal aid organizations win approval of a settlement requiring action to address "fake" classes in schools.

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A frenzied start for state’s traffic ticket amnesty program

Lee Romney
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
November 14, 2015
After the first month of implementation of California's new traffic amnesty program, civil legal aid advocates are wary of a system fraught with inconsistencies.

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Skid row tenants accuse landlord of trying to drive them out of building

Gale Holland
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
November 30, 2015
Civil legal aid groups assist skid row tenants seeking justice against landlord trying to drive them out of homes.

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Healthcare Watch: How to ensure patients get good care in a nursing home

Lisa Zamosky
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
October 23, 2015
Civil legal aid attorneys release a free guide to nursing home care for consumers.

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Detained immigrant mothers and children trapped in legal limbo

Cindy Carcamo, Molly Hennessy-Fiske
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
August 7, 2015
Immigrant advocates took action against the federal administration's policy of detaining families before their immigration proceedings in unhealthy conditions at large detention centers.

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L.A.’s voided law against sleeping in cars costs it $1.1 million in legal fees

Gale Holland
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
August 19, 2015
The city of Los Angeles agreed Wednesday to pay $1.1 million to lawyers who successfully challenged a municipal ordinance prohibiting sleeping in vehicles, targeted against homeless people.

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Judge orders prompt release of immigrant children from detention

Cindy Carcamo
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
August 22, 2015
Judge Dolly Gee ruled that children should not be held for more than 72 hours unless they are a significant flight risk or a danger to themselves and others. Federal officials have until October 23 to comply.

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California’s Obamacare exchange criticized for not fixing enrollment, tax errors

Chad Terhune
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
August 21, 2015
The Health Consumer Alliance of San Diego, representing several legal aid organizations, sent a letter to Covered California complaining about problems with the implementation of the health laws.

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State to boost oversight of services for students learning English

Teresa Watanabe
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
September 12, 2015
State officials agreed to expand oversight and data sharing on California's 1.4 million English language learners, some of whom have been denied English-learning education.

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Ex-inmates want L.A. County to stop dumping mentally ill inmates on skid row

Abby Sewell, Cindy Chang
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
September 28, 2015
Former Los Angeles County jail inmates file a lawsuit in order to expand services from an earlier settlement to improve the treatment of released inmates with serious mental illnesses.

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Four myths that make L.A. County’s homeless problem worse

Adam Murray
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
April 6, 2016
More than 31,000 people sleeping in parks and on sidewalks every night in Los Angeles County.

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After 30 years as a homeless shelter, the former Fiesta Motel in North Hollywood comes down

Doug Smith
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
July 5, 2016
Valley Shelter represents the 30-year evolution of how we as a society have responded to homelessness.

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Drivers win $5-million settlement in latest victory against trucking companies

Natalie Kitroeff
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
July 14, 2016
Wage Justice Center and Asian Americans Advancing Justice aid hundreds of truck drivers in winning a $5 million settlement in Southern California.

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L.A. to spend more than $200 million to settle suit on housing for disabled

Emily Alpert Reyes, David Zahniser
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
August 30, 2016
Disability rights advocates, including DRC and DRLC, successfully get L.A. city council to spend more than $200 million on the development of more accessible units in publicly funded housing.

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Few California workers win back pay in wage-theft cases

Tiffany Hsu, Chris Kirkham
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
April 6, 2015

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Lawsuit blames transport giant LogistiCare for missed appointments and injuries suffered by Medi-Cal patients

Soumya Karlamangla
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
June 22, 2017
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles sued LogistiCare, which provides transportation for Medi-Cal patients.

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Southern California activists and attorneys begin to strategize after Supreme Court affirms parts of Trump’s travel ban

Cindy Carcamo
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
June 26, 2017

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ICE raids are targeting Cambodian immigrants caught between two countries, advocates say

Frank Shyong
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
November 3, 2017
Asian Americans Advancing Justice- Los Angeles filed suit against the federal government in order to stop the detentions of Cambodian descent refugees.

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California isn’t doing enough to teach kids how to read, lawsuit says

Sonali Kohli
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
December 5, 2017
The lawsuit calls for better teacher training, increased resources for teachers, and tangible help for students that are identified as having difficulty reading. 

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Even as gay rights battles are won, transgender people continue to face obstacles

Jaclyn Cosgrove
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
February 19, 2018
NCYL's Senior Director, Seth Galanter, expresses concern for civil rights for transgender people under the federal administration.

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Lawsuits filed against L.A. County, lenders over green energy program

Andrew Khouri
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
April 12, 2018
Public Counsel and Bet Tzedek have filed a lawsuit to protect homeowners in Los Angeles from predatory lending by a L.A. county program that funds solar panels and other energy-efficient home improvement projects.



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