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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

21 hrs ago | 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

LA Daily News

California Attorney General Kamala Harris champions school truancy bills

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks to the Los Angeles News Group Editorial Board at the Los Angeles Daily News on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: California, Kids, Family

My FOX LA

Lifeguard Victim of Lightning Strike Improving; Vigil Set for Student Killed

A 56-year-old lifeguard hospitalized after lightning struck the water near the Venice pier Sunday, killing a 20-year-old man, was improving at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center today.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, North Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), North-Hollywood, CA, Weather, Sherman-Oaks, CA

Los Angeles Times

4 teens charged with capital murder in beating death of USC student

LAPD Cmdr. Andy Smith announces the arrests in connection with the beating death of USC student Xinran Ji last week.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, University of Southern California

La Canada Valley Sun

Sheriff's group prepares for rummage sale

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Volunteer group associated with the Crescenta Valley station is gearing up for a rummage sale that will be held at the station on Sept.

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Related Topix: La-Crescenta, CA

The LookOut news

Tour da Artsa Combines Diversity in Art with Cycling

More than 100 cyclists of all ages have pre-registered to explore art, music and theatre at the sixth annual Tour da Arts.

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Related Topix: Santa Monica, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Venice, CA

TMZ.com

Lisa Kudrow -- Dodges Bullet on Jury Duty

Lisa Kudrow won the lottery today -- completing her jury duty after one day of service.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

New York Daily News

Nick Fagnano, 21, killed in Venice Beach lightning strike: officials

About a dozen others were injured when the crowded Los Angeles County, Calif. beach was hit by a strike that sent sun worshippers running for cover.

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Related Topix: University of Southern California

Scotsman.com

Swimmer killed by lightning bolt in LA

A lightning strike at Venice Beach in Los Angeles killed a swimmer and injured 13 people, making families scramble out of the water in scenes witnesses said was "like the film Jaws".

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Redlands Daily Facts

Suspectsa mother acted as lookout in fatal Long Beach robbery, officals say

LONG BEACH >> The mother of a man reportedly involved in a fatal home-invasion robbery acted as lookout in the crime and was charged Monday, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.

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Related Topix: Long Beach, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Whittier Daily News

Senior Moments: The chair affair

While my husband had been angling to buy folding chairs since our first music under the stars outing in early June, I had been extolling the freedom and romantic adventure of listening to music on a blanket.

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LA Daily News

Los Angeles County Coronera s Lt. killed in motorcycle accident in Wyoming

Los Angeles County coroner's Lt. Joe Bale was killed in a motorcycle crash in Wyoming over the weekend, it was reported today.

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WTVC

1 dead after lightning strikes 14 in Southern California

A coroner's official says a 20-year-old man has died after lightning struck 14 people at popular Venice Beach in Los Angeles and Catalina Island.

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The Daily Breeze

Inglewood Councilman Eloy Morales Jr. benefited from Centinela Valleya s crony culture

Recently fired Superintendent Jose Fernandez had a reputation in the Centinela Valley school district for rewarding his friends and punishing his enemies within the district.

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Related Topix: Inglewood, CA, Education Etc., Pasadena, CA, El Monte, CA, Lawndale, CA

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