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Golden Gate Bridge with San Francisco skyline (AP Photo)

San Francisco jumping into soda regulation debate

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is getting into the debate over regulating sugary drinks. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that a city supervisor is set to introduce a ballot measure that would levy a […]

10/28/2013

LACMA pledges to protect La Brea Tar Pits

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles County Museum of Art officials — in the early stages of redesigning part of its Wilshire Boulevard campus — pledged today to work with neighboring Page Museum to protect […]

09/24/2013

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LA County to shift 500 inmates to fire camp crews

LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 500 inmates in Los Angeles County lockups will be shifted to firefighting camps in the area’s mountains. The Los Angeles Times says the Board of Supervisors’ decision Tuesday is […]

09/18/2013

Los Angeles skyline with the San Gabriel Mountains in the background

LA hopes for another Olympic bid

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Board of Supervisors voted its support today for bringing the Olympic Games to Los Angeles in the summer of 2024. The board will send a letter to the United States […]

09/17/2013

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Use of force incidents rise in LA County jails

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reports given to Los Angeles County board supervisors show use of force on jail inmates has increased during the first half of this year. The Los Angeles Times says a […]

07/23/2013

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4 LA County execs get severance pay after leaving

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four Los Angeles County officials who retired or resigned in the past three years received tens of thousands of dollars in severance pay usually reserved for employees who have been fired. […]

07/14/2013

Joanne Hayes-White, San Francisco Fire Department chief (AP Photo)

Understaffed San Francisco firefighters rake in OT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some San Francisco firefighters are raking in six-figure overtime paychecks because of staffing shortages that have department managers scheduling numerous extra shifts, a newspaper reported.

04/25/2013

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Manhattan Beach Library approved for $26M upgrade

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Board of Supervisors signed off today on a $26.3 million project to rebuild and expand the Manhattan Beach Library.

03/12/2013

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Report on child deaths blasts LA County agency

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An independent report says 13 recent child deaths might have been prevented if Los Angeles County social workers had taken basic steps to make sure youngsters weren’t placed in unsafe homes.

02/14/2013

LA County Sheriff's vehicle

LA deputy response times better in contract cities

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An audit shows Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy emergency response times are quicker in cities that contract for policing services.

01/30/2013

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