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One man died, another person was critically injured Sunday during a lightning strike at Venice Beach. (credit: CBS)

Man Critically Injured In Venice Beach Lightning Strike Is ‘Making A Good Recovery’

The man who was critically injured by a lightning strike over the weekend was “making a good recovery” Tuesday, according to an official.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/29/2014

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LA County Officials Move To Echo State Water Conservation Effort

Officials in Los Angeles County Tuesday moved to put residents in step with California regulators regarding water wastage.

07/22/2014

Nicholas, who was surrendered under the Baby Safe Surrender program, celebrated his fourth birthday earlier this month. (Photo courtesy Supervisor Don Knabe)

LA County To Expand ‘Baby Safe Surrender’ Program To Multiple Languages

A program that allows parents to drop off unwanted babies at Los Angeles County firehouses and other locations is set to undergo an expansion, officials said Thursday.

09/26/2013

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LA County Mulls Ban On ‘Maternity Hotels’

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday was considering stronger regulations for so-called maternity hotels where women come from abroad to give birth.

01/29/2013

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LA County To Bury Remains Of 1,656 ‘Unclaimed’ People

Los Angeles County will bury the remains of 1,656 people in a mass grave Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/04/2012

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Metro Asked To Explore Funding Options For LAX Light Rail

A proposed light rail extension spanning from LAX to downtown Los Angeles may have new life after transit officials were ordered to explore funding possibilities.

10/29/2012

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LA Board Of Supervisors Vote To Support Tax Hike Initiative

In a 3-2 vote, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday endorsed Proposition 30, a tax hike initiative championed by Gov. Jerry Brown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/09/2012

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LA County To Review Benefits For Military Reservists

Supervisor Don Knabe has called for a review after receiving what he described as “nervous calls” from employees — some of whom have been deployed overseas for months

08/01/2012

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Officials Unveil Campaign To Raise Awareness On Child Sex Trafficking

Law enforcement, transit and business leaders Thursday unveiled a multimedia ad campaign aimed at raising awareness of child sex trafficking.

05/31/2012

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Report: USC In Talks To Take Over Management Of LA Coliseum

Will the former site of the 1984 Olympics officially become Trojan territory?

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/04/2012

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Community Groups Reject LA County Bid For $100M Grant To Build New Jails

Several Southland activist groups are opposing efforts to obtain state funding for jail upgrades and new jail construction.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/07/2012

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LA County Updating Beach Regulations

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to do away with old rules that prohibited football games and Frisbee flying on county beaches.

02/14/2012

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LA County Supervisors Approve $3.5M Summer Jobs Program For Teens

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has approved a $3.5 million program to create at least 2,200 summer jobs for young people.

06/28/2011

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Officials Mull Over Beach Staffing Adjustments

Officials with the Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors say they will adjust staffing to make sure restrooms at county-run beaches are clean.

06/07/2011

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Metro Buys Union Station For $75M

Metro says they are buying Union Station for $75 million and will turn the historical landmark into a modern transportation hub.

02/24/2011

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