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Great-Calif-Shakeout

‘Great California Shakeout’ at 10:17am

Millions of Californians are expected to “drop, cover and hold on” today as part of an annual earthquake preparedness drill aimed at ensuring people are ready for the “big one.” The sixth annual “Great California […]

10/17/2013

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Malibu High classes relocated over health concerns

  MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Some classes at Malibu High School are being relocated this week while officials investigate potential health risks on campus, according to the district’s superintendent. Parent groups demanded Monday that classes […]

10/10/2013

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Police seek lone gunman, 3 critically wounded

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Police are searching for a lone gunman who critically wounded three people with gunfire in the courtyard of an Inglewood apartment complex. Los Angeles County fire Inspector Keith Mora says paramedics […]

10/08/2013

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Fire weather continues in the Southland

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Rising temperatures and gusting winds will combine to put the Southland under the threat of wildfires beginning tomorrow night, with forecasters saying fire conditions will continue into the weekend. The National […]

10/02/2013

The Capitol is mirrored in the Capitol Reflecting Pool on Capitol Hill in Washington early Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

Federal shutdown has minor local impact so far

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A federal government shutdown sparked by a dispute over Obamacare raised the ire of some area politicians today, although the local impacts were relatively minor so far. Federal courts in the […]

10/01/2013

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First day of Obamacare and Covered California

It’s launch day for a major part of the health care overhaul. Californians without health insurance can begin signing up for coverage online. How will the big change affect you? Lisa and Phil spoke with […]

10/01/2013

Hawthorne families return home after methane leak

HAWTHORNE (CNS) – Thirty-seven Hawthorne families, evacuated from their homes Sept. 12 due to methane gas spewing from a nearby well, began returning home today after an international well control company finally capped the idled […]

09/25/2013

Mayor, councilman compete for open Assembly seat

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Voters in a Southern California Assembly district are choosing between a Republican turned independent and a Democrat in a special runoff election. Ontario Mayor Paul Leon, the independent, and Democrat Freddie […]

09/24/2013

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LA pushes ‘It Can Wait’ campaign to stop texting while driving

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles County officials will make a last push today for Angelenos to take a pledge never to text and drive.    The county has proclaimed the day “It Can Wait […]

09/19/2013

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Small quakes jolt eastern LA County

  LA VERNE, Calif. (AP) — Two small early-morning earthquakes have jolted the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in eastern Los Angeles County but there have been no reports of damage or injuries. The […]

09/19/2013

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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

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LA County will offer free lead tests for people near plant

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health plans to offer free blood tests for lead poisoning to hundreds of thousands of residents because of worries over toxic pollution from a […]

09/12/2013

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