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L.A. County Housing Authority settles Antelope Valley discrimination case

Black Section 8 voucher holders turned away from Lancaster, Palmdale

The Housing Authority of Los Angeles County will pay about $2 million to resolve allegations of Section 8 housing discrimination in the Lancaster and Palmdale areas as part of a recently announced settlement involving the cities, county and federal officials.

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County follows city: Raises minimum wage to $15

Following its approval of a minimum wage increase in unincorporated areas to $15 by 2020, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to increase the “living wage” for contract workers on county jobs to $13.25 by 2016.

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Elon Musk reveals cause of SpaceX explosion

Elon Musk says SpaceX has pinned down what probably caused the company's rocket to explode minutes after liftoff.

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9 bizarre snacks to try for National Junk Food Day

At CNN, we love sampling new snacks. Chips, cookies, candy, pretzels -- you name it, we're not picky.

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McDonald's manager reveals 'secret menu' ... or does he?

But McDonald's says there's no official secret menu

Say something on McDonald's corporate FAQ site, and nobody listens. But say it on Reddit, and the Internet blows up.

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Honda to pay $25 million for overcharging minorities for auto loans

A Torrance-based arm of Honda will pay $25 million to settle claims it discriminated against minority buyers by overcharging them for auto loans, federal regulators recently announced.

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D.A. to seek death penalty in boy’s beating death

Palmdale couple indicted in killing Gabriel Fernandez

The Los Angeles County prosecutor’s office will seek the death penalty against a Palmdale couple charged with capital murder in the beating death of the woman’s 8-year-old son.

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Council OKs exemption to new wage

Transitional job programs given special consideration

Transitional job programs that help people who face challenges finding work would be exempted from the city's recently adopted $15 minimum wage plan under an amendment backed Tuesday by the Los Angeles City Council.

Cemetery sued

nInglewood Park accused of moving graves

A woman is suing Inglewood Park Cemetery, alleging that her mother's remains were removed and relocated without her permission to create more space for additional burials.

South L.A. to get Numero Uno market

The City Council signed off this week on a deal to giveaway a two-acre plot of city-owned land in South Los Angeles to a developer that will build a Numero Uno supermarket in the area designated by the federal government as a “food desert.”

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