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1 hr ago | The Daily Breeze

Former undersheriffs endorse Long Beach Police Chief for sheriff

Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell is endorsed by retired Los Angeles County Undersheriffs for Sheriff during a press conference in front of the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration in Los Angeles on Thursday April 24, 2014.

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4 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

Retired sheriffa s deputy sues over personal bank withdrawal

A retired sheriff's deputy and his wife who withdrew more than $400,000 are suing the county and OneWest Bank, alleging officers raided their home later the same day with guns drawn to investigate what they were doing with so much money.

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Related Topix: Malibu, CA, Agoura Hills, CA, Ventura County, CA

8 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Man gets 2 years for role in Hollywood stabbing

The Los Angeles County district attorney's office says 34-year-old homeless man Jason Joel Wolstone was sentenced Wednesday after pleading no contest to one count of assault by means likely to produce great bodily injury.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Modesto, CA

12 hrs ago | Patch.com

Police Release Photo of Man Suspected of Picking off Best Buys Throughout L.A.

Torrance police today released a photo of a man wanted for stealing an $800 smartphone from a Best Buy store and who is believed to have taken about $35,000 worth of merchandise from the chain across Los Angeles County.

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Related Topix: Torrance, CA

16 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

Appellate court hears arguments in Montebello conflict-of-interest case

LOS ANGELES >> Three appellate court justices Wednesday heard arguments in the city of Montebello's conflict-of-interest lawsuit filed against three ex-council members and a former city administrator.

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Related Topix: Montebello, CA

Wed Apr 23, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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