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LA County Deputies Convicted In Beating Of Handcuffed Jail Visitor

Three Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were convicted Wednesday of assaulting a handcuffed visitor at a county jail and fabricating stories to cover it up.

06/24/2015

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LA County Considers Following City’s Lead In Raising Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour

L.A. County Supervisors will consider raising the minimum wage in the county to $15 an hour.

06/23/2015

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LA County Bans New Vineyards Due To Drought

New Los Angeles County wine is not on the horizon since the Board of Supervisors have imposed a temporary ban on new or expanded vineyards in a large area of the northern Santa Monica Mountains to help manage the severe drought in the region.

06/17/2015

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4 Suspected Gang Members Arrested In ‘Knock-Knock’ Burglaries

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says four people have been arrested in an investigation of so-called knock-knock burglaries.

06/10/2015

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LA County Board Of Supervisors Approves Water Conservation Plan

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has approved a conservation plan which will assess doubled — not tripled — charges for some water customers.

06/02/2015

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Sheriff’s Announce Arrest Of Suspect In Arson, Murder Of West Hollywood Man, 53

Officials arrested Andrew Clark, 35, around 8:45 p.m. Thursday.

05/30/2015

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‘Don’t Be Silent': LA County Officials Appeal To Public In Thwarting Child Sex Trafficking

Officials are hoping to stop a growing worldwide epidemic of child sex trafficking from taking more victims in Los Angeles.

05/22/2015

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California Population Grows By 1 Percent

The City of Angels is still the largest in the state of California, but the cities of San Diego and San Jose experienced the largest gains in population last year, state demographers announced Friday.

05/01/2015

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Decreased Output At NorCal Refinery Leads To Gas Price Jump

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County jumped 5.9 cents Friday to $3.321, and a gasoline expert blamed the hike on reduced production at a Northern California refinery.

04/24/2015

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LA County Unemployment Rate Drops To 7.6 Percent

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Los Angeles County dropped to 7.6 percent in March, down slightly from a revised 7.8 percent in February.

04/17/2015

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Strong Rip Currents Forecast Along L.A. County Beaches

Strong rip currents will create dangerous swimming conditions Friday along Los Angeles County’s beaches, according to the National Weather Service.

04/17/2015

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Lawsuit Alleges Deputies Fatally Beat L.A. County Jail Inmate

The mother of a Los Angeles County jail inmate has filed a $25 million lawsuit alleging guards fatally beat her son and then tried to cover up the attack.

04/15/2015

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Gas Prices Drop For 35th Consecutive Day In LA, Orange Counties

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Thursday for the 35th consecutive day.

04/09/2015

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UCLA Report: LA County Air, Groundwater Excessively Polluted

A UCLA study released Tuesday found that while Los Angeles County’s air quality has gotten nominally better, the area’s groundwater and stormwater have excessive levels of pollution.

04/07/2015

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Feds Halt Funding For L.A. County Emergency System

The federal government has suspended $154 million in funding for a troubled Los Angeles County emergency system and ordered work to stop immediately.

04/03/2015

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