What time is the Democratic debate in Los Angeles?

The Democratic debate drama started well before the candidates even arrived in Los Angeles for Thursday’s faceoff, with speculation swirling about whether they would show up. Would the event even take place? Were the candidates feuding? Why would they not show? Sure, maybe some of them aren’t on the chummiest of terms, but that’s not…

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Many Latin American consuls in L.A. are led by women. #MeToo is just one reason why

Since the #MeToo movement went viral in 2017, the voices of Latin American women have been amplified across politics, culture and society at large. Now Latin women are making their presence felt in another arena where they’ve been historically underrepresented and underserved: international diplomacy. That shift is highly visible in Los Angeles, where the consulates…

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Newsletter: The L.A. Democratic debate is back on

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Wednesday, Dec. 18, and I’m writing from Los Angeles. Newsletter Get our Essential California newsletter After much hand-wringing — and a successful bargaining session between a campus food-services contractor and a powerful service-workers union — Thursday’s Democratic debate in Los Angeles is back on at Loyola…

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