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Man killed in Trinity Park shooting

A man was shot to death today in Trinity Park in South Los Angeles, authorities said.

Measure C will give LAPD officers choices in disciplinary hearings

Los Angeles police officers facing disciplinary hearings will have a choice of appearing before an all-civilian review board or a panel that includes two command-level officers, thanks to voters’ approval of a ballot measure condemned by critics as a weakening of the LAPD’s disciplinary system.

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LAX on the MOVE sees completion

Five airlines completed their moves to new gates at Los Angeles International Airport Wednesday, wrapping up the largest airport shake-up of its kind in U.S. aviation history, LAX officials said.

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L.A. County launches study of tenant rights to establish stability

The Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to explore policies aimed at expanding affordable housing options and protecting renters, calling it “part and parcel” of the fight against homelessness. Supervisor Hilda Solis recommended the study.

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Two newcomers join LAUSD board

Charter school advocates use heavy hands in race

A pair of candidates heavily backed by charter-school proponents will be taking over seats on the Los Angeles Unified School District board, potentially signaling a major policy shift in the nation’s second-largest school district. Despite topping a four-candidate field in the March primary, LAUSD board president Steve Zimmer couldn’t repeat that success in Tuesday’s runoff, and he was soundly defeated by teacher/attorney Nick Melvoin.

Suspect identified in teen’s assault

Authorities this week identified a 20-year-old man as a suspect in the severe beating of a 15-year-old boy who was attacked while walking home from a high school baseball game in late March near San Pedro. Jaymel Williams of San Pedro was already in custody in a neighboring county in an unrelated matter, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Children’s Trust under fire

Toys for foster youth were never distributed, donations mismanaged

A county child welfare unit responsible for managing private funding never distributed $70,000 worth of donated toys and mismanaged more than $30,000 in other donations and free event tickets, according to an audit released this week. In a letter to the Board of Supervisors dated Monday, Auditor-Controller John Naimo said the Department of Children and Family Services—which requested the audit—should consider disbanding the Children’s Trust Fund Unit.

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Top executives fired from Molina

In a surprise shake-up, Molina Healthcare Inc.—a major player in the Obamacare health insurance markets—ousted its two top executives, both sons of the firm’s founder, on grounds of poor financial results, it was reported on Wednesday.

Two injured in Chatsworth car crash

Two people were injured today when two vehicles collided head-on in Chatsworth, authorities said.

Chargers, Rams ready to meet

It’ll only be preseason, but Los Angeles’ two NFL teams will go head-to-head in a nationally televised game on Aug. 26. The NFL released its preseason schedule Monday, with the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers scheduled to meet in week three at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

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