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  • Fairfax Legacy Gala a Lion-Sized Success

    October 10, 2012 | 4:49 pm

    When theater producers Pierson Blaetz and Whitney Weston established Friends of Fairfax to help Fairfax High School in 1998, they came up with the Melrose Trading Post, a flea market held every weekend in the high school’s parking lot. But the annual $200,000 from the Trading Post...

  • L.A. County hate crimes are down, but those against Jews are up—by all counts

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    December 21, 2010 | 8:10 pm

    First, the good news: Hate crimes committed in Los Angeles County dropped for the second year in a row, according to numbers for 2009 released Dec. 21 by the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations. The bad news: Hate crimes against Jews reported in Los Angeles County during...

  • L.A. county passes motion to divest from Iran

    By Tom Tugend

    July 21, 2009 | 5:01 pm

    The Los Angeles Board of Supervisors passed a motion Tuesday morning requesting the county pension fund to divest itself of any assets or funds from any companies doing business with Iranian companies active in energy resource development.

    The motion, introduced by Supervisors...

  • L.A. county to vote on Iran divestment

    July 20, 2009 | 4:36 am

    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is due to vote on a Iran divestment motion.

    The motion, which is expected to be voted on Tuesday, asks the county pension fund to divest from any assets or funds in companies doing business in Iran. It is aimed solely at companies...