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  • Lady Gaga joins mourners at L.A. City Hall to vent anger, grieve

    By Eitan Arom

    June 14, 2016 | 4:50 pm

    Singer-songwriter Lady Gaga was visibly and audibly shaken as she took the microphone in front of Los Angeles City Hall on June 13 to speak words of consolation and anger to a heartbroken crowd of more than 2,000 mourners.

    Moments before, Lorri Jean, the CEO of the L.A. LGBT...

  • “Mad Men” creator honored at Los Angeles City Hall

    By Ryan Torok

    June 17, 2015 | 2:08 pm

    "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner accepted an award from the City of Los Angeles on June 17 at Los Angeles City Hall. 

    Appearing to hold back tears, Weiner called Los Angeles “his muse” and said he was thankful to city officials for “not throwing the entire past away to [land]...

  • Nous Sommes Charlie

    By Rob Eshman

    January 15, 2015 | 11:42 am

    In 2008, I had a chance to make a statement in defense of satire, and I passed.

    This was when some Muslim leaders issued a fatwa against Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten for 12 cartoons it published in 2005 depicting the prophet Muhammad. To say many Muslims found those cartoons...

  • Solidarity rally gathered Sunday at Los Angeles City Hall

    January 12, 2015 | 11:54 am

    Carrying “Je Suis Charlie” signs, along with French and American flags and glowing candles, hundreds of people assembled outside of Los Angeles City Hall Jan. 11 to pay tribute to the 17 people killed in two terrorist attacks in Paris, on Jan. 7 and Jan. 9.

    Organized by the...

  • A stroll through Occupy Los Angeles

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    October 27, 2011 | 2:30 pm

    This week, authorities in cities across the country began evicting the protesters that have gathered locally in support of the “Occupy Wall Street” movement.

    The Occupy Los Angeles protest, which has taken over the entire park surrounding Los Angeles City Hall, could be next:...