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Byron Scott is introduced as the successor to Mike D'Antoni as the Lakers' head coach during a news conference in Los Angeles Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Scott is coming home for his fourth NBA coaching job. He inherits a team that missed the playoffs for just the third time in 38 years. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Lakers coach Byron Scott to mentor at Centennial High School

COMPTON (CNS) – Lakers head coach Byron Scott announced today that he will serve as a mentor for ninth- and 10th-grade students involved in the Male Academy intervention program at Centennial High School in Compton. […]

08/20/2014

Los Angeles Police Department Chief of Detectives Charlie Beck

LA police station cameras flawed, audit finds

LOS ANGELES (AP) – After an independent audit highlighted flaws in Los Angeles police stations’ security video, police Chief Charlie Beck says cameras will be repaired and training will improve. City News Service reports Beck […]

08/20/2014

South Pasadena, Calif., police chief Arthur Miller announces at a City Hall news conference Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, that his department has arrested two South Pasadena High School high school students suspected of planning a massacre at the school after investigators monitored their Internet activities. Miller said that school officials had heard about the plot and informed police, who determined the threat was credible. Police say the boys, ages 16 and 17, didn't have weapons but were researching automatic weapons and explosives, especially propane. (AP Photo/ Nick Ut )

Teens arrested in plot after Web activities eyed

  SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Investigators acting on a tip unraveled a plot to carry out a mass shooting at a suburban Los Angeles high school, arresting a pair of students who planned to […]

08/19/2014

School shooting

Police: 2 California boys planned school shooting

  SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Police said they prevented a “horrific tragedy” by arresting two teenage boys who plotted to kill three high school staffers then gun down as many students as possible in […]

08/19/2014

Baby rattlesnake - LA Zoo / Facebook

Baby rattlers are latest additions at the Los Angeles Zoo

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – It was a good month for the critically endangered “rattle-less” rattler species at the Los Angeles Zoo, which saw five babies born as part of an exhibit that mimics the climate […]

08/19/2014

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California/ Facebook

Southland residents giving up lawns to save water, get rebates

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The number of Southern Californians willing to give up their lawn in exchange for water-saving rebates has nearly doubled so far this year compared to the past five years, thanks in […]

08/19/2014

(AP Photo)

LAPD watchdog finds police station camera system ‘inadequate’

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Police station surveillance cameras fail to fully capture footage of “critical” incidents, including a case in which a man died while in custody at the Southwest Station last September, according to […]

08/19/2014

Los Angeles Unified School District

Los Angeles schools make discipline less harsh

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Students at the nation’s second largest school district will be shielded from prosecution and sent to administrators for low-level offenses as part of a sweeping reform of the way school police […]

08/19/2014

New Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, center, fires up the crowd as he speaks at the Clippers Fan Festival on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Steve Ballmer debuts as LA Clippers owner

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sweating, clapping and shouting until he was nearly hoarse, Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally on Monday celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team. […]

08/18/2014

60 Riverside

Man killed in freeway shooting was college athlete

  RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A man killed in a car-to-car shooting on a Riverside County freeway has been identified as an athlete at Chaffey College. The school’s president, Dr. Henry Shannon, says the victim […]

08/18/2014

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