LA County launches health care program for uninsured immigrants

Immigrants in the country illegally are ineligible for insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Beginning Wednesday, a new L.A. county program will offer them free care.

$335,000 for school leader security raises eyebrows

Inglewood Unified's state trustee is protected and driven during the workday by a California Highway Patrol officer through the Dignitary Protection Section.

CicLAvia guide: New route, where to eat, what to see

CicLAvia will be extending outside of Los Angeles city boundaries for the first time this Sunday since starting four years ago. Here's everything you need to know.

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Wife of slain Bell Gardens mayor released

The Sheriff's Department said Wednesday that no arrests will be made after what appeared to be a domestic altercation at the residence of Bell Gardens mayor Daniel Crespo ended in his death.

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New York boosts pay for thousands with hourly wage hike

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signs an executive order raising the city's living wage law Tuesday. The move will require some employers to pay their employees between $11.50 and $13.13 an hour, depending on whether the employee receives benefits.

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order Tuesday that raises the hourly rate from under $11.90 to $13.13 an hour for thousands of fast-food and retail workers.

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Covina motorcycle officer dies in crash

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A police officer has died after a collision with a vehicle while on patrol on a motorcycle in a Los Angeles County suburb. The officer's name has not been released.