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Empty Alley In NoHo Arts District Transformed Into Public Gathering Place

An alley behind one of the busiest streets in the San Fernando Valley is being transformed into a new public space under a citywide initiative.

02/23/2015

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Lawmaker Proposes Allowing Children Of Live-In Workers To Attend Local Schools

Children of nannies, housekeepers, and other live-in employees would be eligible to attend local schools where their parents live and work.

02/11/2015

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DA Lacey Defends Handling Of Officer-Involved Shootings

Los Angeles County’s top prosecutor spoke out Friday to defend how her office handles the investigation and criminal prosecution of police officers.

02/06/2015

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‘My Daughter Got Pregnant’ High School Bumper Sticker Causing Controversy In Riverside County

It reads: “My daughter got pregnant at Norte Vista High School.” And the phrase is getting loads of attention on and offline.

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A woman was stabbed aboard this bus Sunday evening. Her attacker is at large, police said. (credit: CBS)

Woman Reportedly Attacked By Knife-Wielding Man On MTA Bus In Westlake District

The incident occurred at 3rd Street and Witmer Street just before 9:10 p.m.

12/07/2014

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OC Schools To Be Tested For Asbestos In Wake Of Removal Efforts

An Orange County school district will test every room in its 11 schools for asbestos after questions were raised about whether students were exposed to carcinogenic dust during construction projects earlier this school year.

10/07/2014

A Huntington Beach school board official says this notice announcing a halt to asbestos abatement on Sept. 17 wasn't made quickly enough. (Screenshot: OVSD.org)

Huntington Beach Schools Suspend Asbestos Removal Effort In Response To Complaints

School officials in Huntington Beach have halted an asbestos abatement project after hearing complaints from parents and a vocal school board member.

09/26/2014

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American Apparel Settles Worker Death Suit For $1M

The Orange County district attorney’s office announced the settlement Tuesday. The worker’s daughter will receive $150,000 of the money – the rest covers civil penalties and the cost of the accident’s investigation.

09/09/2014

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Running On Empty: OC Water District’s Mehul Patel

In Orange County, they’re turning sewer water into drinking water.

07/31/2014

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Running On Empty: Metropolitan Water District GM Jeffrey Kightlinger

The Metropolitan Water District provides drinking water to 19 million Southern Californians.

07/31/2014

School district officials are expected to decide on the fate of Superintendent Jose Fernandez (pictured), whose total compensation last year was $663,000. (credit: CBS)

Beleaguered Centinela Valley Superintendent Fired By School Board

A beleaguered Southland schools chief was reportedly fired Tuesday night over allegations of excessive pay.

07/08/2014

Democratic Rep. Henry Waxman has held the 33rd Congressional seat since 1974. (Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Ex-Gang Prosecutor To Face Off Against Lieu For Waxman Seat

The race to replace retiring Congressman Henry Waxman in a predominantly Democratic Westside-South Bay-San Fernando Valley congressional district is now down to two candidates.

06/04/2014

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LAUSD To Allow Suspended Teachers To Remain At Home

The Los Angeles Unified school district is reportedly putting an end to its controversial practice of relocating suspended teachers to district offices.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2014

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Fashion District Merchants Banned, Fined $26M For Selling Counterfeit Goods

Prosecutors say two merchants have been banned from LA’s Fashion District and will pay a $26 million penalty – the largest on record – for selling counterfeit goods.

05/09/2014

City officials are split over a proposed  concert featuring Jay-Z (pictured) and over two dozen other artists at Grand Park in downtown L.A. (Photo credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Garcetti, Jay Z To Announce Plans For ‘Made In America’ Music Festival

The rapper is scheduled to announce plans to launch “Made In America” in Grand Park on Wednesday alongside Mayor Eric Garcetti, County Supervisor Gloria Molina and executives from event sponsor Budweiser.

04/15/2014

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