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City officials say a new audit shows nearly one-quarter of Los Angeles streets are in poor condition. (Photo credit: Ron Galperin/Twitter)

Nearly One-Fourth Of LA City Streets Receive Failing Grade

Tens of millions of dollars in under-collections as well as major operational failures and poor reporting have been cited as major factors in a Los Angeles effort to pave and maintain city streets, according to officials.

2 hours ago

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Ask A Los Angeles Expert: Best Summertime Vodka Cocktails

Read on for five of BLVD 16’s Ciara Joye’s best summertime vodka cocktails, all equipped with some pretty kicky names to show the power of these particular party drinks.

11 hours ago

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Did LA Photographer Invent The Selfie? Lester Wisbrod Says Trend Takes From His Decades-Old Technique

CBS2’s Stephanie Simmons introduces us to the local man who’s been taking selfies with celebrities – for more than three decades.

CBS2 / KCAL9–15 hours ago

USC School of Engineering Professor Lucio Soibelman (credit: CBS)

USC Professor: LA’s Aging Water Pipes Will Only Get Worse

Lucio Soibelman, a professor at USC’s School of Engineering, believes concerns over liability are hindering LADWP from conducting preventative measures.

CBS2 / KCAL9–18 hours ago

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Hundreds Of Cars Still Trapped After Water-Main Break Floods UCLA Parking Structures

An estimated 20 million gallons of water were lost when a high-pressure water main burst on Sunset Boulevard in front of Marymount High School on Tuesday, flooding two parking structures on the UCLA campus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–20 hours ago

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Venice Lightning Strike Victim’s Mother Writes Touching Obituary

The mother of 20-year-old USC student Nick Fagnano, who passed away Sunday after being struck by lightning at Venice Beach, has written a touching obituary for her son.

22 hours ago

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Best Hot Dogs In LA

The next time you want the ballpark favorite, head to any of these LA spots for a great hot dog.

07/30/2014

eneral Manager Mike Rizzo of the Washington Nationals talks with President Stan Kasten of the Los Angeles Dodgers before the game at Nationals Park on May 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Dodgers’ Kasten Supports Call For Arbitrator To End Cable Blackout

Dodgers president and CEO Stan Kasten supported the call Tuesday night for an arbitrator to help resolve the ongoing broadcast dispute between Time Warner Cable and other carriers, which has prohibited 70 percent of residents from watching games on TV in 2014.

07/29/2014

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Water-Main Break Results In Flooding At UCLA

Police officials are considering issuing a possible evacuation order after a water-main break has resulted in overwhelming flooding near UCLA.

07/29/2014

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Best Salons For Men In Los Angeles

Many salons specifically addressing male grooming needs have sprouted up all over the Southland to offer all sorts of ways to make even a mediocre-looking man into an irresistible human being.

07/29/2014

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2 Adults, 3 Minors Arrested In Connection With Beating Death Of Chinese USC Grad Student

The beating death of a Chinese USC graduate student, who was attacked while walking home and was found hours later inside his apartment, has led to a “series of arrests”.

07/28/2014

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Where to Buy Kid’s Furniture in LA

LA offers top-notch shopping for your kids and toddlers.

07/28/2014

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Los Angeles’ Most Interesting Churches

Whether you’re looking for a new venue for a morning mass or seeking visual enlightenment, check out these five most interesting churches in Los Angeles.

07/28/2014

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Next Generation Of Equestriennes Starting Competitive Careers At Earlier Age

More young equestriennes are getting an early start to their competitive careers on horseback, as the age of the next generation of riders continues to get younger.

07/27/2014

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LA Times Writer Sam Farmer Predicts NFL Draft Is Coming To Los Angeles

LA football fans have been waiting for nearly 20 years to bring back the NFL back to the second largest market in America.

07/27/2014

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