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Tests confirm norovirus as cause of Vegas outbreak

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An outbreak that sent about 28 people to the emergency room during a youth football tournament in Las Vegas was caused by norovirus, health officials said Monday. Tournament spokesman Justin Gates […]

12/02/2013

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Developer Week brings tech giants to LA

Developer Week LA 2013 comes to L.A. this weekend. The three-day event will take place at the Cross Campus in Santa Monica and feature some giants in the tech industry along with over 400 digital […]

10/15/2013

Santa Monica

Santa Monica to charge fitness trainers using park

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) – Santa Monica has tentatively decided to start charging people who use its parks to run commercial fitness classes after complaints from residents that the exercise programs are crowding picnickers and […]

10/10/2013

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Lawmakers extend carpool perk for clean vehicles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The state Senate has approved two bills designed to encourage motorists to buy low-polluting vehicles. Both extend existing programs that allow solo drivers to use carpool lanes as an incentive. SB286 […]

09/05/2013

James "Whitey" Bulger. (AP Photo/ U.S. Marshals Service)

‘Whitey’ Bulger guilty of gangland killings

BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger has been convicted in a string of 11 killings and other underworld crimes. The 83-year-old Bulger faces life in prison after being convicted Monday of […]

08/12/2013

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CA high court: LA can extend Expo Line 8 miles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Supreme Court has ruled that Los Angeles transportation officials can extend the city’s light-rail Expo Line eight miles west from Culver City. The divided court on Monday tossed out […]

08/05/2013

Police and fire officials respond at the scene where a car drove through a packed afternoon crowd along the Venice Beach boardwalk in Los Angeles, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Alex Thompson/Venice311.org)

Police question man in deadly Venice Beach crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police are investigating Sunday, the morning after a car screeched across a sidewalk and drove into a crowd of people, apparently intentionally, killing one and injuring 11 others on a popular […]

08/04/2013

UPDATE: 1 dead, 1 detained as car rams Venice Beach crowd

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say one of the 12 people injured by a driver plowing through the crowded Venice Beach boardwalk has died, and one person is in custody for questioning. Police […]

08/03/2013

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Two cool ways to spend the weekend

Usually during summer I would say GET OUTSIDE but it is going to be hot, so here are two cool ideas for ducking into a air conditioned movie theater. #1.  Classic and Silent Movie Nights […]

07/19/2013

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3 killed in Southern California freeway crashes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A head-on crash and a big-rig accident have killed three people and shut down parts of major Southern California freeways. The California Highway Patrol says one person died around 1:15 a.m. […]

06/28/2013

"Thank You" plastic bags.

Los Angeles bans plastic bags in grocery stores

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles has become the biggest city in the country to ban free plastic bags in grocery stores. City News Service reports the City Council voted 9-1 Tuesday to support a […]

06/25/2013

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2 ambushed LA detectives have minor wounds

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say that two detectives ambushed by a gunman have only minor wounds. Police say the two worked in an undercover burglary task force. They were returning to the […]

06/25/2013

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