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Shooting at Halloween party came days after deputy killed man on same block
An L.A. County sheriff's deputy had fatally shot a man on the same Whittier block where three people were critically wounded in a shooting at a Halloween house party five days later, authorities said.
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Lake Tahoe waters plummet as drought, climate change plague resort
Some boat ramps and docks are hundreds of feet from the water line, said Geoffrey Schladow, director of the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center.
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Bill Clinton heads home after spending six days in a California hospital fighting an infection
Clinton, 75, was treated for a urological infection that spread to his blood since Tuesday.
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Regulators badly underestimated the devastation of a possible oil spill off the O.C. coast
This month's spill was over 10 times larger than regulators in the 1970s predicted in the event of an anchor strike on the pipeline. Their miscalculation may have missed an opportunity to enact safeguards, experts say.
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Karen Bass opens her mayoral campaign — but one prominent backer is missing
Rep. Karen Bass kicked off her campaign for L.A. mayor in front of a crowd of 700 supporters. One notable absence, though, was felt: Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas.
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Former President Clinton expects to be discharged from Orange County hospital on Sunday
Clinton, 75, was admitted to UC Irvine Medical Center on Tuesday after feeling fatigued.
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Two teens and a man shot at a Halloween house party in Whittier
Two teenagers and a man were critically wounded at a Halloween house party in Whittier when a man pulled out a handgun after a fistfight and opened fire, authorities said.
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Ridley-Thomas was at the center of L.A.'s fight against homelessness. What happens now?
Among those who are dedicated to alleviating homelessness in Los Angeles, the news of the indictment of City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas brought only sadness and dismay.
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Column: Why South L.A. is staying loyal to Ridley-Thomas, even as he faces federal charges
Many are rising to defend and pray for the councilman, while calls escalate for him to step down or, at the very least lose, his committee assignments.
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La Niña is back. What does that mean for a parched Southern California?
What does another La Niña winter mean for drought-stricken Southern California? Nothing to cheer about.
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Dodgers-Giants rivalry is a showdown between the two Californias
Los Angeles Dodgers versus the San Francisco Giants is the most visible part of an ideological fault line that runs through politics, food, culture, dress, music and contrasting ways of life. Simply put, it's about which place is better —Northern California or Southern California.
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Column: The clock is ticking on those unvaccinated L.A. city workers. Will they come around?
COVID vaccine mandate deadline is fast approaching, and L.A. officials weigh discipline options.
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L.A. supervisors may do independent audit into Mark Ridley-Thomas bribery charges
Supervisors Hilda Solis and Kathryn Barger want to see an independent audit of their former colleague on the L.A. County Board of Supervisors to restore the public trust and ensure the validity of existing contracts.
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Column: Is Stetson-loving L.A. Sheriff Alex Villanueva rounding up a 'posse' of cowboys?
Neither the L.A. County inspector general nor a deputies union were impressed with Villanueva's announcement that cowboy hats are now allowed.
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After 30 years in the political spotlight, Ridley-Thomas is suddenly under a cloud
For 30 years, Mark Ridley-Thomas was an influential voice in L.A. politics. The city councilman now faces bribery and other charges. He denies any wrongdoing.
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