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​Cats being flown to Nevada by shelters overwhelmed by wildfires

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| More than 50 cats from Ventura will fly to Reno, Nevada on Sunday.

Mudslides take heavy toll on immigrants serving Montecito

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Oprah Winfrey and Rob Lowe give Montecito its star power, but it's people like Antonio and Victor Benitez who keep the posh Santa Barbara community running.

LAUSD-union deal takes small step to cut huge health costs

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As part of a tentative deal with its eight employee unions, L.A. Unified will freeze the amount it pays each year for healthcare at $1 billion for three years.

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Shackled Perris children face long road to recovery

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Any who has experienced abuse for 20 years "will have a lot of learning to do about what relationships are like, what the world is like, how they're supposed to be treated," a mental health expert said.

High surf advisory in effect for California's central Coast

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The National Weather Services says that at some off-shore locations, including Mavericks in Half Moon Bay, a few breakers could even approach 55 feet.

Montecito mudslides: With 101 closed, this group is pairing pilots with passengers

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Thomas Fire Help has been carrying critical workers, like those in medicine, to their jobs. "We didn't sit around and say 'We're going to start an airline,'" said one volunteer. But that's sort of what happened.

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Swab tests and judgment calls: How police are checking for pot DUIs

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Californians can now buy recreational pot legally but the science hasn't caught up to the law when it comes to ensuring safe driving.

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Rush is on to submit DACA renewals as clock ticks away

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Seeing a window open, young unauthorized immigrants whose protections are about to expire are lining up for legal help to fill out renewal applications.

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Roads impacted by Montecito mudslide set to reopen by end of January

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Following the catastrophic mudslide from earlier this month, most county roads and major utilities will be back in service by Jan. 31 — not including the areas of Montecito impacted by the flood and debris flow.