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What Happened in Echo Park?

A clearing of a homeless encampment in Los Angeles’ Echo Park Lake led to violent clashes between police and protesters Thursday night.

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LA Licensing: Buying and Selling Retail Licenses

None of the 200 new retail businesses has opened yet.  Some are ready to begin operations but some are looking for investors or new storefront locations. There is now a market for these licenses for people that want to buy or sell them, as applicants are trying to decide what to do with their newly obtained licenses and how they will fund their startup costs.

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LA’s Head Prosecutor is On the Right Side of the Law and Morality

It’s been a month since the Association of Deputy District Attorneys of Los Angeles (ADDA) filed suit against LA County DA, George Gascón because of new policies put in place to lower the over-crowding of jails caused by sentencing enhancements and strict parole policies.

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UCLA Gets Grant for Mass Incarceration Library

Lytle Hernandez is no stranger to the history of incarceration. Her most recent book “City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles 1771–1965” lays out a bleak history that has led to Los Angeles hosting the largest jail population in the United States, and most likely the world.

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Union Confusion – Many Trust Unions, While Others Try to Bust Them

As California tries to get its struggling licensed cannabis industry up and running, people have asked us questions about the role of labor unions in the process. Many business owners have allied with a labor union from the beginning, recognizing the substantial benefits that union ties can bring to a licensed and heavily regulated business.

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