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Fact Check: Chlorine, Vitamin C are not Ebola treatments

Ebola Virus

Beyond the three cases in Dallas, Ebola does not appear to be spreading in the U.S. We can't say the same about Ebola myths and misinformation.

Newly naturalized citizens get to vote right away

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Voting officials register new U.S. citizens right after the naturalization ceremony. While everyone else had to register by Monday, the newly naturalized are excepted.

7 cartoons to make your Halloween spook-tacular

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Just in time for Halloween, Off-Ramp animation expert Charles Solomon has this exclusive list of spooky cartoons sure to bring both frights and fun.

LA Waterkeeper wants you riding dirty for the drought

Inside a car wash that recycles water

LA Waterkeeper is challenging motorists to drive dirty and pledge to skip car washes for 60 days.

State seeks $140 million to expand preschool

Long Beach Preschool

The California Department of Education's grant request would create 3,700 preschool slots, many in communities where parents struggle to find childcare.

Confessions of a fair-weather Dodgers fan

Colorado Rockies v Los Angeles Dodgers

Each year, they come out of the woodwork: the die-hard Dodgers fans who don't really like baseball much. I am one of them.

Maven's Morning Coffee: LA County's voting system

Voting Registration - 3

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 22 and headlines include L.A. County's voting system, probation for a deputy city attorney, and the U.S. education secretary's visit to L.A.

Will LAX follow SFO to lift a ban on ridesharing services?

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UberX and Lyft ridesharing companies are setting their sights on lifting restrictions at LAX, emboldened by a new agreement with San Francisco International Airport.

Heat hacks: How to stay cool without air conditioning

Heat Wave Hot Los Angeles

The county declared a heat alert on Thursday as high temperatures keep threatening to break records. Find a cooling center near you and get tips for the air-conditionally challenged.

Neil Patrick Harris to host the 2015 Oscars

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It's a big week for Harris. His kids had their fourth birthday, his autobiography hit stores — and now, he's hosting the Oscars. He made the announcement in a video on Twitter.