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Board considers restructure of county homeless authority

Some cities poorly represented

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week..

Rewards renewed for info on Palmdale, Littlerock cases

Shooting death and missing mom

The Board of Supervisors this week renewed $20,000 rewards in hopes..

County health team outlines strategy against coronavirus

Working with state, federal officials

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials..

Former school principal faces lengthy prison term

Deadly DUI near Palmdale

A former elementary school principal convicted..

One dead, two injured in Palmdale head-on crash

Witnesses are sought

A head-on crash between two pickup trucks in Palmdale..

Board adopts ordinances to assist watchdog agencies

By unaimous vote

The Board of Supervisors this week unanimously adopted three..

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Porter Ranch residents seek compensation over gas leak

Superior Court judge hears arguments

A Superior Court judge heard arguments late last week but did not..

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Noah Cuatro parents indicted for murder

Also charged with torture

A grand jury indictment unsealed this week charges the parents..

Shooting hoax lands former Lancaster deputy in jail

False police report, insurance fraud

A now-former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who falsely..

Reward offered for info on illegal animal trap

Practice banned in California

A reward has been increased to $5,000 for information..

Will court reconsider decision to exonerate social workers?

Gabriel Fernandez case

Los Angeles County prosecutors are asking a state appellate..

Court upholds Littlerock woman’s murder conviction

‘Substantial evidence’ of

A state appeals court panel this week upheld an Antelope Valley..

Supreme Court refuses to hear Lee Baca appeal

Convicted of obstruction of justice

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca..

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Sheriff’s Department mourns death of veteran detective

Amber Leist killed while assisting senior

A memorial service was being planned this week for a 41-year-old off..

Noah Cuatro parents plead not guilty to torture, murder

The parents of a 4-year-old Palmdale boy pleaded not..

Mental illness, not crime, helps to fill county jails

Report to Board of Supervisors

About 18 percent of Los Angeles County jail inmates..

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Court panel dismisses charges against county social workers

Not liable for abuse of Gabriel Fernandez

A three-justice panel of the 2nd District Court..

Education office will dedicate funding to assist 2020 Census

Early childhood education at risk if undercounted

The Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) will dedicate..

Supreme Court rules homeless can legally sleep on sidewalks

County cannot cite these persons

The ability of Southland governments to enact and enforce restrictions..

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Almost 6 million travelers expected to pass through LAX

Monday is a ‘super peak’ day

The holiday travel period has already begun...

Two deputies accused of perjury, filing false reports

While at Santa Clarita Valley station

Two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies have pleaded...

Filing period concludes for March 3 primary election

Large contingent for 25th Congressional District

The filing period has concluded for most county, state and federal..

Police officer arrested for brandishing fake gun

Road rage incident in Saugus

A Los Angeles Police Department officer was free on...

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USC will take on Iowa in Dec. 27 Holiday Bowl

Riding three-game winning streak

USC will face Iowa in the Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27 at San Diego’s SDCCU..

Santa Clarita woman jailed for wedding website scam

Receives five-year term

A Santa Clarita woman will spend the next five years at the Century..

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Former Dodger Steve Garvey fails in Hall of Fame bid

Received six of required 12 votes

Former Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Steve Garvey has failed..

Black 11-year-old wins Nutcracker lead

Diversity for New York City Ballet

Four years ago, Misty Copeland became the first African-American..

Kevin Hart immortalized at TCL Chinese Theatre

Latest film ‘Jumanji: Next Level’

Days before the release of “Jumanji: The Next Level,” actor/comedian Kevin..

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Peter Lynn to step down as homeless services director

Almost 59,000 in county without shelter

Officials with the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority..

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Barger suggests new program to increase beds for mentally ill

‘A critical first step’

The Board of Supervisors this week approved a two-year..

Board opts to settle more refugees in LA County

Majority this year arrived from Africa

Supervisor Hilda Solis recommended sending letter to the U.S. Secretary..

Sickle Cell Disease network hopes to assist with disorder

Clinic at MLK Jr. Outpatient Center

California is establishing a network of clinics..

Can office of racial equity address economic disparities?

Wesson, Harris-Dawson say ‘yes’

Three Los Angeles city councilmen have called for the creation..

Deputy D.A. drops bid to succeed Jackie Lacey

Will instead support riva

A deputy district attorney who had been among..

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Housing summit draws local business and political leaders

Including Supervisor Kathryn Barger

A panel of government officials from across Los Angeles..

Grammy-winning producer sentenced for identity theft

Worked with Pharrell, Rihanna

A Grammy-winning music producer was sentenced..

State, county officials sue JUUL for targeting youth

No warning about vaping harm

Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Los Angeles County..

Do high court fees exploit poor families in LA County?

New report compares to ‘convict labor’

Los Angeles County’s complex system of court..

Law enforcement should play role in clearing homeless camps

Voter survey for LA Business Council

A new poll conducted for the Los Angeles Times and the Los Angeles..

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Do high court fees exploit poor families in LA County?

New report compares to ‘convict labor’

Los Angeles County’s complex system of court..

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Saugus High students make return to campus

Following last week’s mass shooting

Saugus High School students were allowed..

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State, county officials sue JUUL for targeting youth

No warning about vaping harm

Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Los Angeles County..

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Judge will not dismiss charges against alleged Nipsey Hussle killer

‘There is enough to go to jury’

A judge has denied the defense’s bid to dismiss..

Family of slain man sues property owner for negligence

Killed at South LA shopping center

The mother and son of a 27-year-old man..

Lancaster teen is arrested for making online threats

Authorities received ‘numerous calls’

A 15-year-old Lancaster boy was arrested..

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Two dead during shooting at Saugus High School

At least five are injured

Two people were killed and least four others..

New transportation funding earmarked for Lancaster

For ‘GROW LIFE’ project

The federal government announced this week..

Charlie Beck will head Chicago Police Department

Serving as Interim Superintendent

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has announced..

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Baldwin Hills Sears location is expected to close soon

The shift to on-line shopping

Three Los Angeles-area Sears stores will be..

New study suggests women of color face housing barriers

Income gap, lack of daycare cited as reasons

A recent study conducted by USC suggests that California’s..