8 indicted in alleged $50M student drug treatment scam

All of the defendants worked at Long Beach-based Atlantic Health Services (formerly Atlantic Recovery Services or ARS). In many cases services were not provided or were provided to students without substance abuse problems.

Santa Ana eases affordable housing rules for developers

Developers converting historic buildings in Santa Ana into apartments and condos will no longer have to include affordable housing units.

Long Beach power outages: Public Utilities Commission orders Edison to investigate grid

The order to perform additional inspections came late Tuesday, a day after yet another outage cut power to hundreds of homes and businesses Sunday afternoon.

Rio Hondo College Wildland Fire Academy

Rio Hondo College Wildland Fire Academy

As California forest fires flare, fire academy graduates called in

Programs like the Wildland Fire Academy at Rio Hondo College teach skills sought by the U.S. Forest Service to fight fires.

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California moves to stop misuse of psychiatric meds in foster care

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There's ample evidence that children in foster care often get powerful psychiatric medications when other treatments would be safer and more effective. But those treatments can be hard to get.

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Class action suit alleges Chipotle's GMO-free campaign is deceptive

Chipotle restaurant workers fill orders for customers in Miami, Fla., on April 27, 2015, the day that the company announced it will only use non-GMO ingredients in its food.

The campaign claims the chain has removed all ingredients made with genetically modified organisms from its menu, with few notable exceptions. A lawsuit says the campaign amounts to false advertising.