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Whole Foods to eliminate jobs

Whole Foods Market, which has more than two dozen stores in Los Angeles and Orange counties, plans to eliminate about 1,500 jobs, or about 1.6 percent of its workforce, over the next two months, the Texas-based company announced today.

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Love at first crunch: How crickets could be the future of food

Eleven years ago, a series of health concerns forced me to leave my carnivorous ways behind. Since then, I've been one of those annoying people to dine with, vacillating between being vegan and vegetarian before finally landing in the world of pescatarianism. (That's fish to you.)

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Rare, stinky corpse flower is blooming in Chicago Botanic Garden

A stinky flower named Alice is blooming

Cover your noses! A corpse flower named Alice the Amorphophallus is blooming at the Chicago Botanic Garden, and boy does it smell.

L.A. a contender to host 2024 Olympics

Los Angeles was selected by the International Olympic Committee Wednesday as one of the five final candidates to host the the 2024 Olympics.

Inglewood Courthouse evacuated

Hazardous substance suspected

A hazmat scare prompted the evacuation of the Inglewood courthouse Monday.

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New family-owned grocery store chain moving into Southland

Compton location to open in March

Grocery Outlet Bargain Market will open 14 stores in the greater Los Angeles area, including a location in Compton, beginning in December and continuing into 2016, creating about 500 jobs, the company announced Tuesday.

California schools lose millions due to absenteeism

Truancy also cost students

More than 23 percent of California elementary school students were truant in 2014-15, with at least three unexcused absences, while about 230,000 of them were chronically absent, missing more than 10 percent of the school year, according to a report released in Los Angeles today by Attorney General Kamala Harris.

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Judge allows civil suit against Suge Knight to move forward

A judge said in a tentative ruling that the widow of a man who died when he was run over by a pickup truck allegedly driven by Marion “Suge” Knight can move forward with a wrongful death lawsuit against the former rap music mogul while Knight’s criminal case is underway.

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Mobility Plan

Group sue city over mobility plan

A residents’ group filed a lawsuit today challenging the city's recently adopted mobility plan aimed at adding bicycle lines and making other transportation infrastructure changes across Los Angeles over the next 20 years.

Boys stabbed to death

Three young boys were found stabbed to death and covered in blood inside an SUV in South Los Angeles Wednesday, and a man believed to be their father was taken to a hospital suffering from critical stab wounds.

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