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Legislators react to Taliban takeover

U.S. leaves Afghanistan after two decades

Los Angeles-area legislators and community leaders spoke out...

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Curren Price wants answer to response following South LA fireworks blast

Quick assistance after sewage spill reveals inequity in city assistance

Citing discrepancies in the city’s response to compensate nearby residents...

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UCLA has the most diverse, accomplished class in years

Record number of freshmen

UCLA has one of its most diverse freshman classes ever...

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Mark Ridley-Thomas rules out campaign for LA mayor

Will ‘focus on homelessness’

Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas announced this week that he will not run for mayor of Los Angeles...

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LA City Council backs vaccine requirement to enter indoor public spaces

Passed 13-0

LA City Council wants people to show proof of vaccination to enter most public indoor spaces...

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Mayor signs homeless encampment ordinance

Group vandalizes Getty House in protest

Mayor Garcetti's official residence was vandalized...

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Actor Danny Glover will receive Hersholt award

Recognizing humanitarian efforts

Danny Glover is being recognized with...

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Free mental health services available for LA County residents

Visit iPrevail at any time

LA County residents can receive free 24/7 mental health care services...

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LAPD apologizes for catastrophic South LA explosion

Councilman Curren Price ‘infuriated’

Human error likely contributed to a destructive fireworks explosion in South Los Angeles...

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Charles Drew University receives $50 million state grant

Medical degree program aiming to increase diversity

CDU will receive a $50 million dollar state grant...

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Bruce’s Beach plan revealed by LA County

Various state, local agencies involved in authorizing land transfer

LA County is moving another step forward when it comes to returning Bruce's Beach to rightful owners...

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Actress Viola Davis to keynote Loyola Marymount graduation

Oscar, Emmy, Tony Award winner

Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis will be the keynote speaker at Loyola Marymount University’s 109th commencement...

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Transportation grant may improve safety along Broadway Corridor in South LA

To decrease pedestrian, bicyclist deaths

The project will improve the Broadway Corridor...

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Charles Drew University receives funding for new medical school program in South LA

Grant from L.A. Care Health

As part of its $155 million commitment to attract physicians to underserved areas...

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Coliseum, Rose Bowl return to full capacity

UCLA hosts Hawaii on Aug. 28

USC and UCLA will offer full-capacity seating at football games this season at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and the Rose Bowl...

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Child Tax Credit available to eligible LA County households

Part of American Rescue Plan

As part of this week’s nationwide Child Tax Credit Awareness Day of Action...

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LAX breaks ground on long-awaited rail station

Will connect to ‘people mover’

Crews broke ground this week on the long-awaited light rail station that will connect LAX Airport to the Crenshaw / LAX Line...

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Man pleads no contest in estranged wife’s death

Receives 35-year prison term

A Washington man who pleaded no contest to murdering his estranged wife in her Santa Clarita-area home...

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LA County Board will extend eviction moratorium through Sept. 30

Renter protections will be ‘phased out’

LA County has voted to extend a local eviction moratorium...

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L.A. County Supervisors vote 4-1 to close Men’s Central Jail

Supervisor Barger opposes action

LA County is moving forward with the long-promised closure of Men's Central Jail...

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Compton accuses LA Sheriff's Department of bilking the city

Patrol minutes may have been falsified

The City of Compton is alleging the sheriff's department has beat the city of out millions of dollars...

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Effort to recall Gascon continues to gather steam

Petitions have been approved

Petitions have been approved for the effort to...

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Los Angeles County Board considers ‘guaranteed income’

Supervisor Barger concerned with fraud potential

Pilot guaranteed basic income program could provide $1,000 per month to 1,000 residents in Los Angeles County...

Child abduction suspect barricade in Palmdale

Eventually taken into custody

A man suspected of child abduction and assault...

Expensive housing in LA County out of reach for most

Few can afford single-family home

Housing has gotten less affordable in all...

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Death penalty dropped in killing of local boy

Murder of Anthony Avalos

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has dropped its...

More park space could be on the way in County

New grants funded through Measure A

The Los Angeles County Regional Park and ...

State will wait until June to lift mask requirements

County officials urge caution

California will wait until June 15 to align with federal guidance that...

Mental illness remains issue in jail overcrowding

Latest population data

As Los Angeles County officials continue to hold...

Small businesses eligible to receive free refrigerators

Healthy Stores Program

Los Angeles County is offering up to two new...

Reward doubled for clues to missing Palmdale woman

Now up to $20,000

The Board of Supervisors this week doubled the...

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Rep. Waters threatens lawsuit over ‘false reporting’ by Fox News

Secret Service also denies allegations made by Fox News

Rep. Maxine Waters has threatened legal action against Fox News...

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Southern California residents could receive a financial boost

State stimulus announced

Nearly two-thirds of residents in Southern California and across the state would receive $600 state stimulus checks...

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Few residents can afford single-family home in Los Angeles County

Prices are out of reach for many

Housing has gotten less affordable in all Southern California counties...

Southern California residents could receive financial boost

State stimulus announced

Nearly two-thirds of residents in Southern California and across the..

Court rules county cannot claim immunity from lawsuit

Orders Skid Row be cleaned

A judge this week rejected Los Angeles County's bid to be dismissed..

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County distributes millions of free PPE equipment

For small business employees

A Los Angeles County initiative has distributed 23 million units of free..

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Delores Huerta Apartments coming soon to South Los Angeles

New supportive housing for South LA

Dolores Huerta is being honored in South LA...

Death sentence overturned in multiple child murders

Previous trial court 'misconduct

The California Supreme Court has reversed a Santa Clarita woman's..

Board suggests policy to amend service discharges

Many LGBTQ ‘less than honorable’ status

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted this week to..

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Antelope Valley lags in vaccination rates

A ‘very worrisome' concern

In pointing to lagging vaccination rates in multiple communities..

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Hill found liable for attorney fee in lawsuit

Talk show host cites First Amendment

A judge this week ordered former Congresswoman Katie Hill to pay..

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County now in ‘yellow tier’; return to indoor commerce

Officials still urge caution

Los Angeles County has officially qualified for a move to the least..

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Vanessa Bryant has no ‘legal basis’ to sue county

Lawyers defend four accused deputies

Los Angeles County attorneys contend Vanessa Bryant has no legal..

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Prison sentence handed down for Medi-Cal fraud

The New You Center in Vermont Knolls

Two former executives at a South Los Angeles company that offered substance-abuse treatment...

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LA County could enact less restrictive COVID yellow tier rules Thursday

Long Beach, Pasadena have already enacted eased yellow tier rules

While Los Angeles County will wait until Thursday to loosen business restrictions...

Boy killed in two-car accident in Acton

Teen suffers major injuries

A 12-year-old boy was killed as a passenger in a two-vehicle traffic crash..

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County to fight judge ruling to house those on Skid Row

'Overly broad, unmanageable'

As expected, Los Angeles County has given notice to the U.S. 9th..

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Caitlyn Jenner announces bid to replace Gov. Gavin Newsom

Tax reform a campaign issue

Former Olympic gold medal winner-turned reality TV star Caitlyn..

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Guilty plea in murder of Sheriff's Sgt. Steve Owen

Gunned down October 2016

A parolee has pleaded guilty to murdering a Los Angeles County..