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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

Jackie Lacey

Rite Aid to pay more than $12 million to settle lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Rite Aid Corp. was ordered today to pay more than $12.3 million to settle a lawsuit that alleged employees at about 600 California stores unlawfully handled and disposed of hazardous materials, […]

09/24/2013

A phone is held in a car. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach, File)

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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LA beaches earn top grades this summer

SANTA MONICA (CNS) – Los Angeles County beachgoers enjoyed improved ocean water quality this summer, with the majority of area beaches scoring A or B grades in an end-of-summer report card released today by an […]

08/29/2013

West Nile

LA County man died from West Nile virus

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County health officials say an elderly man who lived in the South Bay area has died after being infected with the West Nile virus. Dr. Jonathan Fielding said Thursday […]

08/01/2013

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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

Smoke rises from the Powerhouse Fire. (AP Photo)

Brown declares emergency for old LA County wildfire

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in Los Angeles County a month after a wildfire that burned 24 residences and more than 47 square miles of brush. The […]

07/13/2013

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Metro offers free traffic safety classes for bicyclists

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Beginning and advanced bicyclists throughout Los Angeles County will get a chance this summer to brush up on their traffic safety skills through free lessons funded by a $203,000 federal grant. […]

07/11/2013

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DOJ finds 2 LA sheriff’s station discriminating

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department’s civil rights division has found that two Los Angeles County sheriff’s stations in the Antelope Valley have engaged in a pattern or practice unconstitutional stops, searches, seizures […]

06/28/2013

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