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Gun, ammunition found in second-grader's desk at Sacramento elementary school
District officials announced the incident to parents just hours after the Texas school shooting that killed 19 students and two teachers.
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Fire restrictions start a month early amid high danger in San Bernardino National Forest
Dry brush and a lingering drought have prompted forest officials to issue restrictions earlier than normal.
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Flush less. Bathe less. L.A. Times readers' tips for saving water in the drought
L.A. Times readers share how they are conserving water in California amid drought restrictions.
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Column: A Latino on Latino mass shooting. What now?
When I found out that the person who killed 19 fourth-graders and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas, was named Salvador Rolando Ramos, my stomach dropped.
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Texas massacre leads Newsom, Democrats to promise fast gun control action
Newsom and state lawmakers announced their plan to deviate from the typical legislative process and take fast action on more than a dozen bills currently pending in the California Legislature.
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One is 'lying,' the other's a 'bully.' Caruso, Katzenberg bicker in race's final days
It's a food fight between two of Los Angeles' richest men as the mayoral primary nears.
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Woman shot, killed following domestic dispute in Palmdale, sheriff says
The victim was identified as a 37-year-old woman from Pacoima.
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Stealing a Joshua tree could now cost you $20,000 in San Bernardino County
The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has approved a new ordinance that increases fines for unlawfully taking a Joshua tree.
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99% of L.A. asylum seekers, many of them kids, face deportation, report says
A 'dedicated docket' intended to fast-track cases has led to more deportations of asylum seekers who often lack legal representation.
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Sex, rashes and outbreaks: A rational guide to the moneypox risk in California
Everything you need to know about monkeypox.
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California just adopted new, tougher water restrictions: What you need to know
California's drought rules forbid the use of drinking water for irrigating grass that is purely decorative at businesses and some residential areas.
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Here are the victims of the Texas school shooting
The names and stories of those killed in the Texas school shooting are still emerging as the stunned Uvalde community processes the attack.
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Here's why Bill Cosby is back on trial nearly a year after he was released from prison
Bill Cosby, 84, will stand trial in June after Judy Huth accused him of sexual assault when she was a teenager in the '70s. Here's what you need to know.
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U.S. gun laws are getting looser, not stronger, despite more mass shootings
Recent mass shootings have spurred new calls for gun regulations. Experts say the exact opposite is coming.
Is it time to start wearing masks again as California is hit by new coronavirus wave?
Masks may not be required in many places but they're still encouraged, officials say, as new COVID cases continue to climb.
Podcast: L.A. mayoral candidates debate homelessness
Homelessness is a huge issue in this year's elections in Los Angeles. We invite three of the top mayoral candidates to discuss the matter.
Villanueva calls for stepped up homeless enforcement on L.A. County transit
Pointing to what he described as rising transit crime involving unhoused people, Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced plans to boost enforcement.
No longer the 'older, whiter Valley,' whom do these suburban voters want for mayor?
The San Fernando Valley has evolved from its largely white, conservative past to resemble the more diverse city as a whole. Which raises the question: Karen Bass or Rick Caruso?
Mold, plumbing problems persist at South L.A. apartment complex as city pledges action
City and county inspectors plan to examine all 425 units in Chesapeake Apartments next month. But records show agencies have missed obvious warning signs about the property's extensive deterioration over decades.
Column: Don't look away from the Texas school shooting. Don't wait in silence until the next massacre
Wallow in grief. Be horrified. Be angry. Be committed to the idea that we're all in the line of fire, that it could have been any of us, anywhere, at any time, because no one and nowhere is safe.
News report showing L.A. homeless services workers throwing out boxes of food draws official's ire
City Atty. Mike Feuer sent a letter to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Agency demanding answers after the report.
Federal corrections officer pleads guilty to raping woman at downtown L.A. jail
Investigators found the officer's DNA in the victim's cell after the assault at the federal Metropolitan Detention Center.
As hearing on 'deputy gangs' opens, testimony adds to years of allegations
Former and current Los Angeles sheriff's officials testified Tuesday about so-called "deputy gangs" allegedly operating within the department.
Newsom calls inaction on gun violence a 'choice' after Texas school shooting
Newsom's dispatches were among a sea of calls on Twitter for stronger gun control in the U.S. in the wake of the deadly shooting in Uvalde, Texas.
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LAPD orders 10-year review of SWAT, citing 'happy hunting' comment and 'SWAT mafia' claim
Chief Michel Moore has ordered an internal review of SWAT team operations to determine whether "any potential problems or patterns" exist in how the unit uses force.
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Authorities battle brush fire in rural Colusa County north of Sacramento
Authorities are battling a brush fire in Colusa County north of Sacramento.
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School shootings have increased recently; the violence in Texas is among the deadliest
With 15 confirmed dead at a Texas elementary school, Tuesday's shooting joins a grim list of the deadliest campus incidents ever.
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California bans watering "non-functional" grass in some areas, strengthening drought rules
California water regulators have banned the watering of decorative 'non-functional' grass at commercial, industrial and institutional properties.
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Texas school shooting: How to help kids get through unspeakable horror
Texas school shooting: How to help kids get through unspeakable horror
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Garcetti's India nomination has stalled. So his parents hired lobbyists to help him
Eric Garcetti's parents said they brought on 'a trusted advisor to help tell the truth' as the mayor's ambassadorial nomination awaits Senate action.
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