Los Angeles

LA residents moving east despite lack of jobs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — During the recession, Los Angeles County lost tens of thousands of residents to the eastern counties of the Inland Empire despite the area’s staggering unemployment rate, new Census Bureau estimates reveals. […]

02/09/2014

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Calif. to recognize that gang members can change

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Prison officials are enacting new rules that they say will make California the first state to recognize that inmates can quit prison gangs and put that lifestyle behind them. However, gang […]

01/31/2014

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California weighs immigrant license requirements

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Immigrants who are in the United States illegally are often called “undocumented” despite carrying a long list of papers: passports, consular ID cards, birth certificates from their home countries, and […]

01/31/2014

Raindrops appear on a windshield following the first rain of the year, early Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, in Novato, Calif. Northern California is finally getting rain after some areas have gone without measurable moisture for weeks. But the precipitation won't help much to ease the drought that has plagued the region. (AP Photo/Marin Independent Journal, Robert Tong)

Rain, snow do little for drought-hit California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A weather system that brought a smattering of rain and snow to California has moved on with little impact on the state’s deepening drought. Though nearly 2 feet of snow fell […]

01/31/2014

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Spear-wielding man shot, killed by LA deputies

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect wielding a metal spear and later a knife has been shot and killed by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies. Deputy Crystal Hernandez tells City News Service […]

01/31/2014

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California students file suit to nix tenure law

Nine California public school students are suing the state over its laws on teacher tenure, seniority and other protections that the plaintiffs say keep bad educators in classrooms. The case that goes to trial Monday […]

01/26/2014

Santa Ana Police Chief Carlos Rojas, left, holds a news conference to announce that a second suspect had been arrested for investigation of murder in the case of beating victim Annie "Kim" Pham, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 in Santa Ana, Calif., as Santa Ana mayor Miguel Pulido, center, and Santa Ana Councilman Vincent Sarmiento look on. Projected on the screen behind Rojas are images of Vanesa Zavala, left, who has been arrested in the case, and an unidentified woman, right, that police are looking for as a "person of interest" in the case. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Bruce Chambers)

Probe in California woman’s beating death stalled

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Police detectives are having trouble unraveling a nightclub brawl that left a 23-year-old woman dead because they can’t identify many of the victim’s friends and others won’t talk to them. […]

01/26/2014

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Number of women dropping in California Legislature

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Legislature is generally regarded as a fairly progressive institution, with a sizable gay and lesbian caucus and lawmakers representing an array of racial and ethnic groups. But one group […]

01/26/2014

Family: Brain-dead Texas woman off life support

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A brain-dead, pregnant Texas woman’s body was removed from life support Sunday, as the hospital keeping her on machines against her family’s wishes acceded to a judge’s ruling that it […]

01/26/2014

California Governor Jerry Brown

Calif. high court asked to take up high-speed rail

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration on Friday petitioned the California Supreme Court to overturn two lower-court rulings that have stalled progress on the state’s high-speed rail project, one of the nation’s most […]

01/25/2014

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