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Jerry Brown defends education spending in LA
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is defending his proposal to shift some education spending to the state's neediest children.
With a proposed jump in school spending this year, Brown wants to target new dollars at districts with students...
Calif. doc with 'cancer cure' gets 14 years prison
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California doctor has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for bilking her patients out of more than $1 million by promising that an herbal supplement could cure late-stage cancer and other diseases.
Crystal Cathedral church gets new name
ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — The church once known as California's Crystal Cathedral has been renamed Shepherd's Grove.
The church is moving next month to St. Callistus Catholic Church in Orange. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange bought its...
Strawberry Fields Forever
Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of theCalifornia Strawberry Festival in Oxnard on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19 from 10am-6:30pm. It's at the Strawberry Meadows of College Park, 3250 S. Rose Ave. Use the Strawberry Express Free Shuttle to save...
UC hospitals canceling elective surgeries
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The five largest University of California medical centers have begun canceling elective surgeries because of a looming, two-day strike by some workers next week.
The Los Angeles Times reports emergency care will continue...
Body found in remote Orange County
ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A body has been found in a remote part of Orange County and authorities are trying to determine if it is a 36-year-old former Army sergeant who has been missing for the past two weeks.
The body was found late...
Federal oversight of LAPD officially ends
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has officially ended more than a decade of federal oversight of the Los Angeles Police Department that was triggered by a corruption scandal involving abusive officers.
In two short sentences, U.S. District Judge...
2 LA colleges evacuated after threats are made
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two colleges in the Los Angeles area have been closed because of unspecified threats involving guns.
Authorities say two calls from cell phones were made to the California Highway Patrol early Thursday.
Tests show Calif beach bonfires hurt air quality
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Preliminary testing shows that wood smoke from beach bonfires that dot the Southern California coastline is hurting air quality near the fire pits and in adjacent neighborhoods.
The South Coast Air Quality...
Traffic alert for Thursday, May 16 in downtown LA
Be advised that on Thursday, May 16 there will be multiple events occurring in and around downtown Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles Kings will host the San Jose Sharks at 7:00 p.m. and Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE will host the American Idol Finale show...
Dr. Dre, Iovine donate $70M for new USC center
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The new Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy at the University of Southern California will offer a curriculum aimed to help young innovators create the next iPod or Facebook.
The hip-hop mogul best known as Dr. Dre...
LA apartment evacuated, bomb squad finds devices
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A police bomb squad combed through an apartment Wednesday afternoon after finding explosive material in a man's car and potentially explosive devices in his apartment.
The bomb squad went to the apartment complex in the...
Small quake strikes area south of Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A small earthquake has shaken a coastal area southwest of Los Angeles, but there are no reports of damage or injuries.
The magnitude-3.9 quake hit about 1 p.m. Wednesday and was centered about six miles south of Rancho...
Jackson described as 'loopy' after doctor visits
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson appeared "a little loopy" after visits with his longtime dermatologist, a choreographer who worked one-on-one with the pop superstar told a jury Tuesday.
Travis Payne said he witnessed Jackson's unusual...
Ex-janitor gets jail for secret OC school filming
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former janitor who secretly taped girls in an elementary school bathroom has been sentenced to nine months in the Orange County jail.
City News Service says Angel Rojas Jr. of Corona also was fined $7,000 at...