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Cal ISO Issues Flex Alert For Thursday Due To Heat Wave, Extended To FridayThursday’s Flex Alert will be in effect from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. During that time, residents are urged avoid using major appliances, turn off any unnecessary lights, and set their thermostats to 78 degrees or higher.
Lafayette Shon Whaley Ordered To Stand Trial In Shooting Of Lady Gaga's Dog WalkerOne of three reputed gang members charged with attempted murder in the shooting of Lady Gaga's dog walker and the theft of two of the singer's French bulldogs was ordered Thursday to stand trial.
Police Investigating Shooting Near Eagle Rock DispensaryAccording to the Los Angeles Police Department, officers were called out to the 4800 block of York Boulevard at about 4:40 p.m. for reports of a shooting.
Princess Cruises Plans To Set Sail From LA This FallPrincess Cruises announced Thursday it intends to return to service this fall with trips departing from Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Fort Lauderdale.
L.A. Planning Commission Begins Dissection Of Proposed Downtown Community PlanThe Los Angeles Planning Commission Thursday took up the proposed Downtown Community Plan, but following several hours of presentation, public comment and some discussion, opted to resume deliberations on Aug. 26.
Fire Crews Have Stopped Forward Progress Of 349-Acre King Fire In Lancaster, Evacuation Orders Remain In PlaceLos Angeles County Fire Department tweeted that it has stopped forward progress in the 349-acre King Fire, and that crews will remain on the scene to manage hotspots and strengthen containment lines.
What Is A Flex Alert?The alerts are issued when temperatures are expected to be so high that they prompt a subsequent increase in energy use that could potentially stress the power grid, causing outages or forcing rolling blackouts.
Memorial Service Held For Sandra Mizer, 13-Year-Old Killed In Lucerne Valley Hit-And-RunA memorial service was held Thursday for one of four girls involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash in Lucerne Valley.
Ontario Attorney Sagi Schwartzberg Facing Federal Child Porn ChargeAn attorney with a practice in Ontario was taken into federal custody Thursday on a charge of producing child pornography.
Dr. Jane Goodall Immersive Exhibition Coming To Natural History MuseumThe Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is celebrating the legacy of Dr. Jane Goodall with the West Coast premiere of "Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall."
Details Emerge From Prosecutors on Killing Of 6-Year-Old, Aiden Leos, On Orange County Freeway Days after the man and woman charged with killing a 6-year-old boy in road-rage shooting on the Costa Mesa (55) Freeway, they got into another traffic altercation in which the alleged shooter waved a gun at another motorist, prosecutors said in court papers filed Wednesday.
Cal/OSHA Votes To Let Vaccinated Employees Shed Face Masks In The WorkplaceUnder the proposal, fully vaccinated workers would not have to a wear a mask while working indoors, but unvaccinated workers would.

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Israeli jets strike Gaza after Hamas arson attacksIsraeli fighter jets hit targets in Gaza in retaliation for Hamas' arson attacks on Israel using incendiary balloons.
Bishops to discuss whether Biden, politicians should get CommunionMore than 200 Catholic bishops will gather to discuss whether high-profile Catholic politicians should be denied Communion​ if they support abortion rights.
Victoria's Secret swaps its Angels for "trailblazing" activistsVictoria's Secret is swapping its Angels for activists in a major rebrand that seeks to completely redefine the company.
President Biden returns to D.C. after historic summit with Vladimir PutinPresident Biden is back in Washington, D.C., after his long-awaited summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The two leaders emerged from their meeting with some potential compromises, but it was clear key disagreements remain. Ed O'Keefe reports.
Eye Opener: Biden warns Russia against cyberattacks on U.S. infrastructurePresident Biden issues a warning to Russia, saying there will be consequences if there are cyberattacks on U.S. infrastructure. Also, the western part of the United States is sweltering as record-breaking temperatures settle over the region. All that and all that matters in today’s Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds
Snipers eyed activist as he crashed paraglider onto soccer matchGreenpeace has apologized for the stunt gone awry, which left two people injured after their pilot lost control of his paraglider. But at least the police snipers didn't kill him.