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Judge Approves Settlement In Disabled Inmates Case

A federal judge approved a sweeping settlement Monday mandating improvements for inmates using wheelchairs and others with impaired mobility at Los Angeles County jails.

03/23/2015

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Unemployment Dips To 7.8 Percent In February

Unemployment in Los Angeles County dipped slightly to 7.8 percent in February from a revised 7.9 percent in January, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.

03/20/2015

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Flash Flood Warnings In Effect As Storm Brings Rain, Thunder, Hail To Southland

Heavy rain from a late winter storm hit Los Angeles and Ventura counties on Sunday afternoon while the Southland’s mountains picked up a significant amount of snow from a late winter storm that promised more precipitation as the night wore on.

03/01/2015

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Health Care Providers Take Action To Stop Further Spread Of Measles

Health care providers in California are taking a stand against the spread of measles.

01/29/2015

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SoCal Gas Prices Drop To Lowest Levels In Nearly 6 Years

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Tuesday to its lowest amount in nearly six years.

01/20/2015

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Methane Emissions Higher Than Estimated In Los Angeles Basin

A sensor atop a Los Angeles County mountain has found that methane emissions in the area are up to 61 percent higher than government estimates, researchers said.

01/14/2015

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Sheriff: LA County Crime Down In 2014

Crime in Los Angeles County was down overall in 2014, according to crime data released Wednesday by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

01/14/2015

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LA County To Consider Upgrades, Relocation For ‘Overcrowded’ Animal Shelters

Upgrades to outdated, overcrowded county animal shelters, including relocating facilities, is being considered by Los Angeles County officials.

01/06/2015

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Dangerous Rip Currents Forecast For Southern California Beaches

There’s a “high risk” of dangerous rip currents in Southern California starting about 10 p.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

12/24/2014

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LA County Reports 1st Flu Death Of The Season

Los Angeles County health officials Monday reported the first flu death of the season.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/22/2014

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Los Angeles County Unemployment Rate Stays Steady At 8 Percent

Unemployment in Los Angeles County held steady at 8 percent in October, compared to the previous month, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.

11/21/2014

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Resources For Those Facing Eviction, Living In Unsafe Conditions

If you or someone you know is facing eviction or living in unsafe conditions, several counties have resources available.

11/20/2014

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‘Beachcomber Bandit’ Wanted In Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo County Bank Robberies

Federal officials asked for the public’s help Thursday in capturing a bank robber known as the “Beachcomber Bandit.”

11/20/2014

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Santa Ana Winds Will Bring Wildfire Threat On Sunday

Strong to damaging winds are expected throughout much of the Southland on Sunday, and will bring with them an increased threat for wildfires.

11/15/2014

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LA County Official Blasts ‘Secret’ Deal Over Battery Recycling Plant

A Los Angeles County official Wednesday called for legal action against a battery recycling plant in Vernon which authorities say has operated without a permit for decades.

11/12/2014

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