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SpaceX Capsule Splashes Down In Pacific

The unmanned Dragon capsule parachuted into the Pacific, west of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula, on Saturday.

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Proposition 46 Supporters Rally For Improved Patient Safety Protections

Families of victims of medical negligence gathered Monday to urge voters to support a political effort for greater patient safety protections.

10/20/2014

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Brown: California Needs Long-Term Vision On Water

Addressing California’s longstanding water problems will take tens of billions of dollars more and a large dose of political compromise, but the epic drought may provide new motivation, Gov. Jerry Brown told a Stanford University water conference on Monday.

10/20/2014

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Brett Hundley Needs 5 To Break McNown’s Record Of 68 Career Touchdown Passes

Brett Hundley is closing in on UCLA’s record for career touchdown passes, a mark the junior quarterback will likely break within the next week or two.

10/17/2014

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Winter Likely Won’t End California’s Drought

Parts of California could receive above-average rain and snow this winter but not enough to end the worsening drought, federal forecasters said Thursday.

10/16/2014

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California Leader Preps For Expensive Swearing-In

Sen. Kevin de Leon of Los Angeles has invited 2,000 guests, including about 200 officeholders, to witness his swearing-in as Senate president pro tempore during a Wednesday ceremony at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

10/14/2014

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California Home Sales Rise In September

California home sales rose for the first time in a year in September, a research firm said Tuesday, as cooling prices and a strong economy encouraged buyers.

10/14/2014

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Probe Sought In Award Of No-Bid Health Care Deals

California’s health insurance exchange faced calls Monday for a state investigation of its contracting practices.

10/13/2014

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Calif. State Parks Hope To Lure Hikers With Google Trail Mapping Effort

Hikers on some of Southern California’s most popular trails could soon see those ubiquitous Google Street View cameras.

10/13/2014

The breakaway passes over the Southern California Aqueduct during stage six of the 2014 Amgen Tour of California from Santa Clarita to Mountain High on May 16, 2014 in Wrightwood, California. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

LA Uses 8.8 Percent Less Water Over Summer 2014 Despite Unusually High Temperatures

Water usage by residents in Los Angeles fell this summer from the levels used last year, LADWP officials reported Friday.

10/10/2014

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Salt & Straw: The Place To Scream About

Does the thought of ice cream bring fantasies of butterflies and rainbows and pure unadulterated happiness, or are they more like the scene from Varsity Blues? You know which one I mean. No matter what your fantasies may be, after you try Salt & Straw, all of them will be fulfilled (ok, so maybe

10/09/2014

Most of the fountains at the Getty Villa in Malibu have been shut off to conserve water. (credit: Darleene Powells/CBS)

California Water Use Drops 11.5 Percent In August

State officials on Tuesday reported the largest monthly decline in water use this year as the severity of California’s drought hits home.

10/07/2014

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Rise In Home Sales, Fewer Investors Forecast For 2015 Housing Market

Experts believe California’s housing market will see fewer investors and a return to traditional home buyers as home sales rise modestly and prices flatten out next year.

10/07/2014

Authorities say about 70 percent of all methamphetamine enters the U.S. through San Diego. (Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Calif. DOJ Launches LA-Based Anti-Meth Task Force

The California Department of Justice (DOJ) will create a new anti-methamphetamine task force based in Los Angeles, Attorney General Kamala Harris announced Monday.

10/06/2014

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LA’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: October 6th-12th

Check out the Priceless Things To Do this week in LA, week of October 6th- 12th.

10/06/2014

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