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Citizenship application backlog builds, wait times longer

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| More than 708,000 U.S. citizenship applications are pending, with longer waits for applicants who are seeking to become citizens.

Nearly 150 people are evicted from an Orange County homeless camp

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Law enforcement officials on Friday forced people to leave a miles-long stretch of dirt trail along the Santa Ana River in in Fountain Valley.

The bonds of bootcamp defy decades, generations and wars

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Aaron Ward and Don Ray served in different wars at different times. But the bond they feel as veterans connects them on a deeper level.

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Hollywood's American Legion wants SoCal vets to think of the post as home

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Post 43 has been a sanctuary for combat veterans since it opened in the late 1920s. Now a new generation is overseeing multi-million dollar modernization.

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UCLA students want to start their own neighborhood council

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Some students disagree with the existing Westwood council over housing developments that they say could ease the high cost of rentals around campus.

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Southern California ranch land to be turned into public beach

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The California Coastal Commission on Thursday agreed to carve a mile of public beach out of ranch land that has been in private hands for more than a century.

Wildfires point to usefulness of old technology, Sheriff says

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Failures of modern technology can cost "all connectivity to the world," Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman said. When lives are at stake, "we need to notify people immediately."

Plan to legalize LA street vending moves forward

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The L.A. City Council will be reviewing recommendations to legalize street vending, with possible prohibitions in busy areas like the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

LA's 4,800 homeless vets need help. How can they get it?

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Former homeless vet Keith Gren could fight in America's military, but he says the battle to understand how to get help stunned him.

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