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LAPD gets approval to begin recording, storing aerial footage of protests
Activists and privacy advocates denounced the move as unconstitutional surveillance, while the LAPD said it would expand its "operational readiness."
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Firefighters battle brush fire in Glendale above Brand Park
At least eight acres had burned, and fire crews were battling the blaze on the ground and in the air.
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Auditor slams California for Exide cleanup delays, says cost could reach $650 million
Auditor slams California regulators for Exide cleanup delays, says cost could top $650 million
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Video: Watch wind-driven waves crash into Catalina Island tourist haven
Powerful waves — caused by the same winds that sparked fires on the mainland — crashed into Catalina Island's Avalon Harbor on Monday afternoon, battering the boardwalk and sending spray high into the air.
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LAPD: 'No tolerance' for violence, vandalism if Dodgers win World Series
LAPD officers will be sent to Dodger Stadium, L.A. Live, and other locations to prevent unruly celebrations, Chief Michel Moore said.
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Concerned about election unrest, Beverly Hills will close Rodeo Drive
Rodeo Drive will be closed to cars and pedestrian traffic during election days. Police Chief cites protest potential
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Earthquake: Magnitude 3.5 quake strikes near Soledad, Calif.
A magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Tuesday at 12:22 p.m. 17 miles from Soledad, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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L.A City Council drops plans to consider subsidy for Koreatown hotel project
The lawyer for the developer had warned that the project would not get built without financial help from the city.
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Review: Whose news? Artist Kahlil Joseph's 'BLKNWS®' delivers what CNN or Fox do not
A conceptual TV news show infiltrates the city, popping up as stealth art in coffeehouses across L.A. The subject: Black life, past and present.
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'Disheartening' news at UCLA: Online learning will continue next quarter
With two months left in the fall quarter, UCLA has already announced that remote learning will continue in the winter as other campuses continue to assess plans for the new year.
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Orange County fires: Silverado fire evacuation areas, road and school closures, shelters
A to the Silverado fire's evacuation zones, road and school closures, and evacuation centers.
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As Dodgers and Lakers win, coronavirus spreads at celebrations, alarming health officials
Social and public gatherings are one of several reasons why Southern California remains stuck in a coronavirus limbo, experts say.
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Southern California Edison lines may have sparked massive Silverado fire in Irvine
In a brief report to the state Public Utilities Commission, the utility says it appears that a 'lashing wire' may have struck a primary conductor.
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Jackie Lacey is a longtime champion for mentally ill defendants. But do her reforms go far enough?
Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey has been a major player in advocating for mentally ill defendants. But some critics say her programs are not expansive enough
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A week before election, affirmative action measure Prop. 16 has Latinos divided, uncertain
While polls indicate a majority of Latinos support Proposition 16, the ballot measure's confusing wording could cost it support.
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Proposition 15 promises cash for schools and local governments. How much isn't clear
The question for voters is how much money would be collected under Proposition 15 and whether a largely overlooked tax cut in the ballot measure might mean some communities across the state end up losing money.
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Uber, Lyft, DoorDash workers on Prop. 22: 'I don't want to end up on the wrong side'
Gig companies have been pressing their drivers to vote yes on Proposition 22 and — regardless of the drivers' feelings on the matter — to push the same message to customers.
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Immigration fact check: "Who built the cages?"
Last week's Trump-Biden debate raised questions about which administration first caged kids separated from their parents. We examined the record.
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Fires sweep through Orange County, driving tens of thousands from their homes
Driven by strong winds, two fires spread quickly in Orange County, forcing more than 90,000 people to evacuate.
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Orange County under siege by wildfires; 2 firefighters gravely burned
Orange County Monday was under siege from two wind-driven brush fires that forced 90,000 people from their homes, critically injuring two firefighters and leaving many others on edge.
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Protester charged with assaulting LAPD officer moments before he was wounded by projectile
A protester who is suing the city of Los Angeles and several LAPD officers after being shot and wounded by a police projectile during a protest in the city has been charged with assault in the same incident.
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Gov. Gavin Newsom alleges racial bias in opposing a death penalty case
The decision to intervene in the death row case follows a promise by Newsom during his first term as governor that no prisoner in the state would be executed while he is in office, a pledge made when he imposed a moratorium on the death penalty.
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Op-Ed: The West is choking on smoke. When will it penetrate the nation's consciousness?
When the dust from Great Plains hit D.C. in the 1930s, the nation realized something was very wrong. Let the smoke from the Blowout of 2020 awaken us.
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L.A. County supervisors to consider motion seeking options to remove Sheriff Villanueva
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will consider a motion Tuesday seeking options to remove Sheriff Alex Villanueva, who faces growing calls to resign.
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As flames approach, Irvine mom collects her crying kids, passports and flees home
Residents deal with stress and fear as the Silverado fire sweeps down from the hills above Irvine, threatens homes and prompts evacuations.
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L.A. council members backtrack, turning against request to help a hotel developer
L.A. City Council members are reversing course on a potential tax break for a hotel developer after learning the city previously sued his company over unpaid hotel taxes.
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Brush fire sparks near Corona, prompts evacuations in Yorba Linda
The 200-acre blaze, the second brush fire to ignite amid high winds Monday, was moving west and forcing evacuations in Orange County.
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Ferocious winds force closure of Ontario Airport
All runways and taxiways have been closed at Ontario Airport in San Bernardino County, a fairly rare occurrence, amid winds as high as 70 mph.
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Silverado fire: Evacuation areas, road and school closures, shelters in Irvine
The fast-moving, wind-driven Silverado fire was burning in the hills north of Irvine on Monday, closing major roads and threatening homes.
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'The virus doesn't take a break': L.A. County nears new milestones in coronavirus cases, deaths
Los Angeles County is on the brink of surpassing 300,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 7,000 deaths.
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