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Duarte Nears Fiscal Emergency, But Downplays Bankruptcy Fears

The move would allow the city to ask voters to approve a proposed increase of up to a half-percent sales tax that could raise as much as $1.9 million.


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Police, Fire Chiefs: ‘Unknowns’ Won’t Stop San Bernardino Services

Authorities in San Bernardino pledged on Thursday to continue providing emergency services to residents just days after the city declared bankruptcy.


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Auditor: LA County Welfare Dept. Illegally Shielding Records Of Child Deaths

The state auditor of California said on Monday the troubled Department of Children and Family Services is illegally shielding its records after county supervisors defied a subpoena.


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Food Bank Demand Soars To Record Levels In LA, OC

A record surge in demand for food assistance around the Southland is putting a strain on local food banks.

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Torrance Lawmaker’s Push To Limit Funeral, Religious Protests Passes Senate

The bill SB 888 requires groups like the Westboro Baptist church to stay 1,000 feet from a burial site, mortuary or place of worship.


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Head Of Los Angeles Child Services Quits After Dispute

The interim director of Los Angeles County’s embattled children and family services department has quit in a dispute with county supervisors.


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Facebook Launches ‘Deals’ Program To Rival Groupon

What happens when you cross the world’s largest social network with one of the hottest business models in e-commerce? Facebook wants to find out.



Several Websites Crash Due To 24-Hour Amazon Failure struggled Friday morning to restore computers used by other major websites such as Reddit as an outage stretched beyond 24 hours.


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Families Brace For Cuts To LA Library Services

Dozens of local libraries may have their funding slashed after Tuesday’s vote.

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Funeral Services To Be Held For Fallen Firefighter

Funeral services will be held Friday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels for Los Angeles city firefighter Glenn Allen, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.



LA County Child Abuse Investigator Suspected Of Sexual Assault

Police say a Los Angeles County child abuse investigator has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting the mother of a child he was assigned to assess.