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Knight hosts business expo

Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25) will host a free workshop and expo for local small business owners on Aug. 25 in Santa Clarita. The workshop will take place 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the city of Santa Clarita Activities Center, ...

Gov. Brown signs bill banning grand juries in fatal police actions

Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed into law SB 227, authored by state Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, (D- Los Angeles) . Widely supported by a network of activists and public-interest groups, the legislation prohibits the use of a criminal grand jury ...

Videos fight gun violence

A contest was announced Tuesday for Southland high school students to produce videos on "the negative effects of gun violence on youth and the positive actions youth are taking to reduce it."

City to settle DWP billing case

City officials have agreed to pay $44 million to settle a class-action lawsuit accusing the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) of over-billing thousands of its customers for water, electricity and other utility services, attorneys announced today.

Supervisors will reconsider building new jail facilities

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to reconsider its decision to move forward with jail construction plans, reacting to claimst that last week's vote amounted to a violation of the Brown Act open meetings law.

Police Commission cut short

Tensions flared at the Police Commission meeting Tuesday as local Black Lives Matter activists lashed out at commissioners, who took a brief recess and later cut short a public comment period due to outbursts from the audience and public speakers.

Obama: Louis Stokes was a ‘passionate voice for less fortunate’

President Barack Obama remembered former Ohio Rep. Louis Stokes, who died Tuesday, as a passionate voice for the less fortunate.

LAUSD schools back in session

It may still feel like summer outside, but thousands of Los Angeles Unified School District students headed back to class Tuesday for the first day of school.

Fewer Uninsured

The number of Californians aged 19 to 64 without health insurance declined by more than 15 percent from 2013 to 2014, according to survey data released today by UCLA.

UCLA and USC ready to compete for the title

The college football season is a mere two weeks away and two of the local college teams are both in position to make a run at the PAC-12 title. But UCLA and USC play in one of the toughest divisions ...

ISIS leader sexually abused U.S. hostage

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi sexually abused American hostage Kayla Mueller while she was in captivity, U.S. government officials said.

NFL on the verge of returning to Los Angeles

The NFL appears to be on the verge of returning to Los Angeles for the first time in two decades. There have been several stadium plans proposed over the years, most of which did not come close to getting off ...

Sandra Johnson agrees to $1,500 campaign fine

Former Lancaster Councilwoman Sandra Johnson has agreed to pay $1,500 in fines for failing to comply with state campaign reporting requirements in her 2012 city council re-election campaign.

El Nino chance looks promising

As wildfires continue to rage in parts of northern California, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) this week issued some promising news for the drought-stricken state: El Nino conditions in the Pacific Ocean are gaining momentum thereby increasing the ...

Locals fall in softball World Series

The Antelope Valley 19-and-under All-Star team last weekend reached its first Big League Softball World Series final in a decade, only to fall to East Monroe, La., 9-1, in Roxana, Del.