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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 15: U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (C) announces the appointment of (L-R) Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Rep. Sylvia Garcia (D-TX), Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Rep. Val Demings (D-FL), Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Rep. Jason Crow (D-CO) as managers of the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol January 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote to send the articles of impeachment to the Senate later in the day and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said the trial will begin next Tuesday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 15: U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (C) announces the appointment of (L-R) Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Rep. Sylvia Garcia (D-TX), Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Rep. Val Demings (D-FL), Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Rep. Jason Crow (D-CO) as managers of the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol January 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote to send the articles of impeachment to the Senate later in the day and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said the trial will begin next Tuesday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Zoe Lofgren

House Democrats formally presented the articles of impeachment to the U.S. Senate Thursday. And next Tuesday at 9 AM our time the senate trial is set to begin. SEVEN impeachment managers from the House will begin prosecuting the case against President Donald Trump. Among them will be Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren of San Jose. And she's in a unique position — Lofgren has more impeachment-related experience than perhaps any lawmaker in Washington. She's participated in the Judiciary Committee for THREE impeachment proceedings, dating back to President Nixon.  But in an op-ed last month, Lofgren wrote that the case against President Trump is by far the most serious. 

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State of Affairs

For analysis on what we just heard from impeachment manager Lofgren, plus more on impeachment, it was announced Friday that President Trump plans on adding former independent counsel Kenneth Starr to his defense team.

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Women's March

Three years ago, a day after President Trump was sworn into office demonstrators took to the streets of downtown Los Angeles —and cities around the world —for the very first Women's March. In L.A., organizers say about 1.2 million people showed up in front of city hall to protest against a politician who they argue was anti-woman, anti-immigrant, and more. Saturday, the annual march takes to the streets again in this city. We look at where the movement has gone since then.

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MLK Boulevard

There's an important piece of Martin Luther King Jr's legacy that will forever be on the streets of Los Angeles. And it took another King — who was not related to MLK —to make it happen. One of Take Two's contributors helps us tell that story. KPCC's Leo Duran produced this piece and thanks to the UCLA's Center for Oral History Research our media partner NBC4 for sound from reporter Cynthia Allison in 1983 about the street.

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Where to brunch with your dog in Los Angeles

In L.A. we're blessed with great weather pretty much all year 'round. So there's nothing better than finding a good outdoor patio to dine. And what's even better is bringing your four-legged furry friend along for the ride. So, what makes for the perfect place to brunch with your dog? Caroline Pardilla wrote about this for LAist.com. We met up with her at the Trails Cafe in Griffith Park and accompanying her was her 100-pound pitbull mastiff, President Camacho.

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Caroline Pardilla, LAist contributor

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Weekend Preview

Eat your way through the long weekend as dineL.A. revs up. The American Cinematheque puts a focus on female directors (because the Oscars don't). Listen to opera over drinks and dinner. Learn relief printmaking. Get dressed to the nines for Dapper Day. Mandy Moore and Mac Sabbath both play (separate) shows. And communities celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

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