Los Angeles County

With the Los Angeles skyline in the background, the Los Angeles River flows Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

US Supreme Court holds LA liable for water cleanup

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The U.S. Supreme Court today allowed a lower court ruling to stand that found Los Angeles County is responsible for cleaning up the Los Angeles and San Gabriel rivers. By declining […]

05/06/2014

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Heat wave, fire weather grip Southland

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Fire weather gripped the Southland today — the result of fierce Santa Ana winds, single-digit humidity and unseasonably high temperatures — prompting the Los Angeles Fire Department to beef up firefighter […]

04/30/2014

Final enrollment push for Covered California

It’s not too late to sign up for Obamacare, but you’ll need to act fast. Hospitals across the Southland are making a big push to help those who need to sign up for the affordable […]

04/10/2014

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L.A. County seeks tax incentives for entertainment industry

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Board of Supervisors agreed today to push for stronger tax incentives to promote film and television production in Southern California. “In the last decade, Southern California has lost more than […]

03/26/2014

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Congressional delegation on helicopter noise in LA

Two California lawmakers are blasting the FAA for its lack of progress in reducing helicopter noise in L-A County, nearly a year after receiving a Congressional mandate to do just that. Senator Diane Feinstein and […]

03/25/2014

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca takes questions from the media after the FBI released results of a federal probe,  Monday, Dec 9, 2013 at a news conference in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Report: LA Sheriff Hires Violated Agency Policies

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has found 15 incidents where employees who had problems before being hired went on to be disciplined for violating department policies.

01/02/2014

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CHP reports no traffic deaths in LA during Christmas holiday

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The California Highway Patrol today reported no traffic deaths on Los Angeles County highways during the first 30 hours of this year’s Christmas holiday. The reporting period began at 6:01 p.m. […]

12/26/2013

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LA DUI crackdown yields more arrests than last year

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Since Dec. 13, law enforcement officers in 100 Los Angeles County jurisdictions have made 1,520 drunken or drugged driving arrests as of Christmas Day, up from 1,425 during the same time […]

12/26/2013

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LA County children’s social workers go on strike

LOS ANGELES (AP) — About 4,000 children’s social workers are going on strike after contract talks with Los Angeles County officials broke down. The Service Employees International Union Local 721 announced the walkout Wednesday night. […]

12/05/2013

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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