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2 hrs ago | Squamish Chief

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Members of the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Search and Rescue team, Mike Leum, left, John McKently, center, and Janet Henderson, right, help to roll a 16-17-million-year-old fossil lodged in a rock weighing about 2,000 pounds up a steep hillside on a customized cart in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

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Related Topix: Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA, Science, Paleontology

4 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

Rare whale fossil pulled from California backyard

A rare whale fossil has been pulled from a Southern California backyard with some unusual help - a sheriff's search-and-rescue team.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology

8 hrs ago | CBS Local

Ex-Councilman Sentenced To 1 Year In Jail For Bell Corruption Scandal

A former councilman was sentenced Friday for his involvement with misappropriating public funds from the City of Bell, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Bell, CA

12 hrs ago | The Independent

Beverly Hills: Eating, shopping, celebrity spotting

As star-studded Beverly Hills celebrates its centenary this year, Samuel Muston investigates why 90210 became America's most desirable postcode Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Related Topix: Beverly Hills, CA, Travel

16 hrs ago | Philly.com

'Code Black': Riveting documentary set in L.A. ER

The opening shots of Code Black , Ryan McGarry's riveting, you-are-there documentary about life and death in the emergency room of Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center, look like total chaos.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Movies, Entertainment

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Press-Telegram

Alleged victim testifies in Long Beach prostitution case

LONG BEACH >> A woman who said she was forced to tattoo a man's nickname on her face took the stand today in a trial for two men accused of forcing two women and a 16-year-old girl to work as prostitutes.

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Related Topix: Long Beach, CA, Torrance, CA, Culver City, CA

Whittier Daily News

Services set for L.A. County coronera s lieutenant killed in Wyoming crash

Funeral services will be held Aug. 6 for a coroner's lieutenant who was killed in a crash in Wyoming this past weekend.

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Related Topix: Chino Hills, CA

JD Supra

Los Angeles County Sues Hospital Owner for False Surgical Implant...

On July 18, 2014, the County of Los Angeles filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court again Michael D. Drobot, Sr., his son Michael R. Drobot, Jr. and their controlled entities, Pacific Hospital of Long Beach and International Implants LLC, among other defendants, alleging that they violated the California False Claims Act , Cal.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Long Beach, CA, California, Healthcare Law, Law

Los Angeles Times

L.A. County fire officials block bull run, citing safety concerns

Fire officials, citing safety concerns, rejected permits for a bull run at the Los Angeles County Fairplex in Pomona.

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Related Topix: Pomona, CA, Pleasanton, CA

CBS Local

600 Plants Seized, 2 Arrested In Lake Los Angeles Marijuana Bust

Authorities seized over 600 marijuana plants and arrested two people in connection with a large pot growing operation, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

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Related Topix: Lake Los Angeles, CA, Home Listing, Home

The Modesto Bee

'Spiritual healer' sentenced to prison for assault

The Los Angeles County district attorney's office says Jose Romulo Felix was also ordered Wednesday to register as a sex offender.

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Related Topix: San Bernardino County, CA, State Prisons, Prison, Victorville, CA

People's Daily Online

BYD's zero-emission bus demonstrates a green ride

BYD Company Limited, a Chinese manufacturer of electric buses, demonstrated its zero-emissions electric bus with a test ride from Los Angles to its factory in Lancaster, California on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Lancaster, CA

Messenger

Topanga Tim Survival Tips- Beach Parking for Seniors

The spray from the breaking waves delighted Greenleaf Gail as she walked along Topanga Beach.

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Related Topix: Topanga, CA, Marina del Rey, CA, Marina del Rey (Marina del Rey, CA)

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Lawsuit challenges write-in rules under California's top-two system

An independent write-in candidate who ran in the primary to succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Los Angeles, filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging California's ban on write-in contenders in the general election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Columbia University

Press-Telegram

Man, 21, arrested for murder in fatal Long Beach shooting this month

LONG BEACH >> A 21-year-old man was charged with murder and weapon charges with a gang enhancement in connection to a fatal shooting in Long Beach earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Long Beach, CA

Los Angeles Times

L.A. County sheriff's employee shot to death while sitting in his car

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department employee died after he was shot multiple times while sitting inside his car in South L.A. Calvin Eugene Gray, 33, of Los Angeles, who was not a sworn deputy, had worked for the department for four years in building security, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

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ThinkProgress

These Maps Show How Big Data Can Fight Climate Change

New maps released Tuesday illustrate the toll climate change and pollution are taking on several communities in Los Angeles, many of the same areas that also hold the greatest potential for clean energy investment.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, UC Berkeley, US News, Liberal Political News

WTVC

4 charged with murder of USC student from China

Two young men and two teenagers have been charged with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student from China.

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Related Topix: University of Southern California

The Press-Enterprise

FONTANA: Arraignment for driver in crash that killed 6 postponed

Officials investigate the scene of a crash on the 60 freeway in Diamond Bar on Feb. 9, 2014, in which six people were killed.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Fontana, CA, Diamond Bar, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Adoptable dog kept out of public view in Baldwin Park, California animal shelter

Angry volunteers furious over a large black Labrador kept out of public view at the Baldwin Park Animal Shelter in California contacted this author today.

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Related Topix: Baldwin Park, CA

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