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3 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Metro, Legislature may make pay lanes on two LA County freeways permanent

Metro introduced ExpressLanes, or pay lanes, on the 110 Freeway in November 2012 and on the 10 Freeway in February 2013 as a one-year demonstration project.

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Related Topix: West Covina, CA, Covina, CA, San Bernardino County, CA, Sepulveda, CA, Los Angeles, CA

7 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

State senators to receive refresher on ethics

State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Montebello, CA, San Francisco, CA, Bell, CA

10 hrs ago | CBS Local

Officials: $20K Reward Offered For Murder Of Man Killed For Driving Red Car

Officials will offer a $20,000 reward Wednesday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man who was allegedly killed because he was driving a red car.

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Related Topix: Compton, CA, Pasadena, CA

14 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

2 former Los Angeles Sheriffa s Deputies accused of planting guns to...

Prosecutors say two former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies planted guns to justify arrests at a medical marijuana dispensary in 2011.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

15 hrs ago | CBS Local

Registered Sex Offender Arrested For Allegedly Having Sex With Girl, 15

A 27-year-old registered sex offender has been arrested for allegedly having intercourse with a minor, South Bay authorities said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Harbor-City, CA, Redondo Beach, CA

18 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

Mitt Romney's new starring role

Mitt Romney is weighing in on competitive Republican primary for a GOP held House seat in California -- the latest sign that the 2012 Republican presidential nominee plans to play an influential role in helping to shape the future of his party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Howard McKeon, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

19 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Eastwood starts shooting 'American Sniper' at Santa Clarita ranch

Clint Eastwood 's latest movie, "American Sniper," kicked off with a bang in Los Angeles County this week.

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Related Topix: Santa Clarita, CA, US Military, US Navy, Los Angeles, CA, Entertainment

23 hrs ago | Fox News

Hot-Button Issue Calif. Gop rallies behind Sriracha in fight with city

California Republicans are bringing the heat to a fight over Sriracha's hot sauce factory, rallying behind manufacturer Huy Fong as officials in a Los Angeles suburb crack down on the company.

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Related Topix: California, Irwindale, CA, Medicine, Sore Throat, Health, Rosemead, CA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

FedEx sued over deadly California bus crash

In this Thursday, April, 10, 2014, file photo, massive flames engulf a tractor-trailer and a tour bus just after they collide on Interstate 5, near Orland, Calif.

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Related Topix: Orland, CA

Greenwich Citizen

Commission urges LA County child welfare reforms

In the wake of more than two dozen deaths, a panel has recommended a sweeping overhaul of Los Angeles County's child welfare system.

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KSTP

Calif. Man Accused of Trafficking Mpls. Teen Reported Missing

A 36-year-old California man is facing federal criminal charges following his arrest in Las Vegas on charges alleging he transported a teenage girl from Minnesota to Los Angeles to engage in prostitution.

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Related Topix: Gardena, CA

Press-Telegram

Sculpture park in Pomona builds following for local artists

With its unique collection of colorful outdoor art, the Second Street Sculpture Park in five years has helped bring some much-needed attention to the longtime empty space on the west side of Second Street in Pomona.

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Related Topix: Pomona, CA, Home Gardening, Home

Los Angeles Times

D.A. says no charges warranted over L.A. schools' iPad contract

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office has reviewed an internal L.A. school district report on its iPad contract and concluded that criminal charges are not warranted.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Emerging Technology, Wireless, Laptops/Notebooks

The Jewish Journal

One God, one vote

Mr. Smiley and I are neighbors in California's 26th State Senate District, which includes coastal Los Angeles County, Beverly Hills and Hollywood.

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Related Topix: Beverly Hills, CA, Manhattan Beach, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors, us Travel, Travel

Pasadena Star-News

Palmdale driver accused of crashing into sleeping teen released on bail

A 20-year-old Palmdale man whose SUV crashed into an apartment Easter Sunday, killing a 16-year-old girl inside, has been released on $100,000 bail, authorities said Monday.

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Related Topix: Palmdale, CA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Whittier Daily News

County moves to stop a unrestraineda development in Santa Monica Mountains

The proposed Rim of the Valley National Recreation Area would run from the Simi Hills, the Verdugo Hills, the Santa Monica Mountains, the San Fernando Valley and into the western part of the Angeles National Forest.

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Related Topix: Ventura County (Simi Valley, CA), Ventura County, CA, Malibu, CA

Washington Times

LA's $430 million trash train on hold

A $430 million railway system intended to haul garbage to a desert landfill is at a standstill because Los Angeles County sanitation officials say it's cheaper to use local dumps.

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San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County propose sewer rate increase

NORTH WHITTIER >> The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County has proposed raising its sewer fees over the next three years, ranging from 3 to 6 percent or $9 to $15 annually, depending on where you live.

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Related Topix: Whittier, CA, Carson, CA, Montebello, CA, Pico Rivera, CA, La Puente, CA

KRCR

Keyshawn Johnson charged with battery

Retired NFL player Keyshawn Johnson was jailed briefly after an argument with his girlfriend Monday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

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Related Topix: Calabasas, CA, Entertainment

The Wave

Long Beach motorcyclist killed in L.A. collision

A Long Beach woman was killed early Saturday in Los Angeles when the motorcycle she was driving slammed into a car as it turned into the motorcycle's path, police said.

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Related Topix: Long Beach, CA

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