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  • Updated: Pico-Robertson and Valley Village Each Face Splitting in California Redistricting

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    July 20, 2011 | 4:54 pm

    New Congressional and State Assembly district maps released this week by California’s new Citizens Redistricting Commission show that the panel is considering lines that divide two neighborhoods that are home to many of Los Angeles’ Orthodox Jewish residents.

    In a working draft...

  • Divestment Doubts

    By Rob Eshman

    April 5, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    To the extent that you closely monitor the hearings of the Committee on Judiciary of the California State Assembly -- and you know you do -- you might want to keep an especially close eye on the upcoming vote on AB 221.

    The bill introduced by freshmanAssemblyman Joel Anderson (R-El...

  • Tough Job

    By Bill Boyarsky

    December 9, 2004 | 7:00 pm


    The faint of heart should not apply for this job: Needed, a sensitive but thick-skinned person who can get along with a combative mixture

    of Los Angeles' Jews, blacks, whites, Asians, Latinos, Catholics, Baptists, Muslims, students, retired people, lawyers, doctors, homeless and...