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2016 was the hottest year yet, scientists say

Global temperatures soared above the 20th century average last year, as the climate continues to change. It's the hottest it has been since scientists started tracking global temperatures in 1880.

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Angeles National Forest lowers fire danger — to 'High'

The fire danger level for Angeles National Forest and the nearby San Gabriel Mountains National Monument was lowered from "Very High" to "High" on Wednesday — with officials warning of a lingering wildfire risk.

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Something's fishy in LA's sushi supply, study says

UCLA researchers say they found mislabeled sushi at more than 25 restaurants and grocery stores, possibly indicating a bait-and-switch is occurring earlier in the supply chain than at the point of sale to consumers.

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Rain hits LA, with 2 more storms on the way

The rainfall in SoCal has been above average for some regions in Greater Los Angeles, a trend that will continue this week as two storm systems move through the area.

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