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L.A. City Councilman Jose Huizar speaks at the star ceremony for Pepe Aguilar on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on July 26, 2012. (Photo by Katy Winn/Invision/AP)

LA Councilman Huizar was subject of criminal investigation in ’05

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar, who recently was accused by a former top aide of pressuring her for sex and retaliating when she rebuffed him, was the subject of a […]

12/20/2013

L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca (AP Photo)

‘Friends of the Sheriff’ program moved candidates to front of line

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca maintained a special hiring program that granted preferential treatment to the friends and relatives of department officials, including some candidates who were given jobs despite […]

12/19/2013

An Apple employee demonstrates the new iPad Mini in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Most LAUSD teachers don’t want iPad program

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Only a minority of Los Angeles Unified School District teachers strongly favors proceeding with the $1 billion iPad program, it was reported today. In an effort to determine how the iPad […]

12/02/2013

Meatball the bear in swimming pool at sanctuary

Legal battles over Meatball the bear

ALPINE (CNS) – An Alpine animal sanctuary that took in a California black bear that was caught wandering through Glendale is in a fierce battle for the legal rights to his name, going up against […]

11/12/2013

David Pogue. Yahoo technology columnist and gadget reviewer. (AP Photo/David Pogue via Yahoo)

Yahoo plucks influential tech writer from NY Times

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — New York Times technology columnist and gadget reviewer David Pogue is leaving the newspaper to cover similar topics for Yahoo. The hiring announced Monday is the latest step in Yahoo CEO […]

10/21/2013

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Analysis: Many LA buildings at risk during quake

LOS ANGELES (AP) – More than 1,000 aging buildings in Los Angeles County could be at risk of falling down during a major earthquake, according to an analysis by the Los Angeles Times. The newspaper […]

10/13/2013

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White House defends NSA amid social mapping report

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House is defending the National Security Agency following a new report that the agency has been scanning the data it collects to map out some Americans’ social connections. The New […]

09/30/2013

Oscar Pistorius cries as he prays with his sister Aimee and brother Carl in the magistrates court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. (AP Photo)

Pistorius, Steenkamp family reps ‘talking’

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The families of Oscar Pistorius and his slain girlfriend are in contact, a lawyer for Reeva Steenkamp’s parents said Tuesday. The communication between the two families is over a possible out-of-court settlement […]

08/20/2013

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power  (AP Photo)

DWP employees earned $77M in extra pay this year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — City officials say Department of Water & Power employees earned $77.3 million in extra pay in the first six months of 2013 and earn 20 percent more than other city employees, […]

08/15/2013

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Dying in LA as expensive as living in LA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – More money is spent in the Los Angeles area on chronically ill patients in their final years than anywhere else in the United States, according to new data on Medicare patients. […]

06/13/2013

Lou Reed performing at Lollapalooza music festival, Chicago in 2009. (AP Photo)

Wife: Lou Reed recovering after liver transplant

LONDON (AP) — Rock icon Lou Reed is recovering after a life-saving liver transplant in the U.S., according to an interview with his wife published Saturday in a British newspaper. Laurie Anderson told the Times of […]

06/03/2013

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LA judge begins cutting 3 strikes sentences

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has reduced sentences of five three-strikes inmates as a first step in carrying out a voter-approved initiative and is expected to reconsider sentences of 1,000 inmates in hearings likely to continue through the year.

02/12/2013

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