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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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Appeals Court: Out-Of-Control Kids Can Be Taken Away From Parents

The state can remove an out-of-control child from the custody of a parent even if the mother or father is not to blame for the child’s behavior, a California appeals court said Thursday.

04/02/2015

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Family: County Warned Multiple Times Before Tree Falls On Kids, Fractures Girl’s Skull

One of two children hospitalized after a tree fell on them as they played in their front yard spoke out on Monday night.

03/30/2015

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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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