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Homeowners Ditch Lawns To Conserve Water Amid State’s Mega-Drought

A local landscaping company is taking advantage of a government rebate and transforming people’s lawns to a water-efficient alternative.

02/26/2015

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Wet Weather Challenges Southland Drivers, Homeowners

On a day where winter rains made driving a chore in the Southland, a multi-vehicle crash in downtown Van Nuys injured eight people Sunday afternoon, include three who were reported to be critically hurt.

02/22/2015

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Man Who Set Himself On Fire At Van Nuys Starbucks Identified

A man who died after setting himself on fire in the restroom of a Starbucks in Van Nuys was identified Friday.

02/20/2015

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CBS2 Investigates: Patients Claim Doctor Has Not Paid Them For Research

More than a dozen people have filed small claims cases against an Agoura Hills doctor, stating that they were never paid as promised for participating in medical research.

02/19/2015

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Police Tailing Suspected Marijuana Dispensary Robbers Find Woman, 4 Young Children In Getaway Car

Police investigating an alleged burglary at a marijuana dispensary followed the suspects only to find their car was packed with seven people, including a woman and four young children.

02/17/2015

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Police: Transient Set Himself On Fire In Bathroom Of Van Nuys Starbucks

A man set himself on fire Tuesday in the restroom of a Starbucks in Van Nuys in an apparent attempt to commit suicide, authorities said.

02/17/2015

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Incumbent Martinez, Challenger Montanez Square Off Again For District 6 Council Seat

The race for the District 6 seat on the Los Angeles City Council is getting increasingly hot, as incumbent Nury Martinez tries to hold onto the seat she won 18 months ago, but is coming under attack from the woman who lost that race, Cindy Montanez.

02/13/2015

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Van Nuys Brewery Worker Suffers Serious Burns In Accident

An Anheuser-Busch brewery worker suffered serious burns Sunday afternoon after falling into a vat of hot mash at the bottling plant in Van Nuys, authorities said.

02/08/2015

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Van Nuys Man Charged With Illegally Practicing Immigration Law

A Van Nuys man faced multiple criminal charges Thursday for illegally practicing immigration law, prosecutors said Thursday.

02/05/2015

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Candlelight Vigil Held For Transgender Woman, Boyfriend Arrested

A man reportedly has turned himself in to police for the murder of a 33-year-old transgender woman in Van Nuys.

02/01/2015

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Woman Found Stabbed To Death Inside Burning Van Nuys Apartment

A person found dead in an apartment fire in the 14000 block of Saticoy Street in Van Nuys early Saturday morning may have been stabbed before the blaze occurred, Los Angeles police said.

01/31/2015

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Some Motorists Wait Months For DMV Appointments After Immigrants Law Goes Into Effect

The Department of Motor Vehicles is so overwhelmed with requests for new drivers licenses and vehicle registrations that it can take up to three months to get an appointment, or a half-day wait in the lobby.

01/29/2015

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Santa Ana Winds Knock Out Power To Thousands Across Southland

Power was being restored Sunday to tens of thousands of people who lost electricity in Southern California after fierce Santa Ana winds gusting as much as 89 mph toppled trees and power poles.

01/25/2015

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Man Killed By Ventura-Bound Metrolink Train

A person was struck by a Metrolink train heading for Ventura on Friday evening, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

01/23/2015

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Woman Suffers Burns, Child Unharmed After Van Nuys Apartment Fire

One woman suffered burns while a child escaped unharmed after an apartment fire in Van Nuys, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

01/18/2015

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