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Los Angeles County moves toward voting system overhaul

L.A. County supervisors voted Tuesday to approve a $15 million contract with Palo Alto consultant Ideo for the design of a more modern way to record votes.

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Big rig crash injures 7, jams traffic in East LA

At least seven people were hurt, one critically, when a big rig carrying molasses crashed Wednesday morning in an accident at the East L.A. interchange.

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LAPD deploys fewer patrol officers than needed

An internal report finds five Los Angeles Police Department stations consistently deployed fewer patrol officers than needed in high-crime areas.

Yosemite proposes raising entrance, camping fees

Visitors to Yosemite National Park may soon have to pay more to enter and camp overnight, under proposed fee increases announced Monday.

High surf expected on Central Coast

The National Weather Service says the large surf will arrive Tuesday and continue through Wednesday morning.

Cal State faculty reach tentative pay deal

California State University faculty would get a pay raise under a tentative deal reached on a three-year contract.

Firefighters reach tentative salary deal

Los Angeles firefighters will receive no raise in the current fiscal year but will get a two percent salary boost next summer, under a tentative deal reached between their union and the city.

Hollywood Laugh Factory to crown 'world's funniest person'

Los Angeles comedy entrepreneur Jamie Masada says he wants to promote world peace by gathering together international comics for his Funniest Person in the World competition Monday.

Bob Baker Marionette Theater to move out to make way for housing

Bob Baker Marionette Theater is set to move out to make way for a 104-unit apartment complex. It will likely remain in the building until March of next year.

3 hurt as plane crashes in Big Bear area

Authorities say a plane crashed in the Big Bear area, injuring 3 people.

Bear gets stuck in Pasadena trash bin

A black bear cub was reunited with what appears to be its mom after it was stuck in trash bin in Pasadena, Thursday morning, reports NBC4.

Great ShakeOut: Millions plan to participate in quake drill

Organizers say more than 10 million Californians have registered to participate in Thursday's Great ShakeOut, a now international earthquake drill for emergency responders.

Earthquakes: LA on track to have list of 'soft-story' buildings by 2015

So far 2,000 seismically vulnerable structures have been identified in parts of the San Fernando Valley, according to Building and Safety officials.

US soccer's Christen Press: 'Being in the moment' key to World Cup

Wednesday night, the U.S. women's soccer squad begins its World Cup campaign as it faces off against Trinidad and Tobago.

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Supreme Court won't touch foie gras ban

The Supreme Court is allowing California to continue enforcing a law that bans the sale of foie gras.