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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.

Brown booby bird seen in Channel Islands for first time

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A seabird known as the brown booby is nesting for the first time in California's Channel Islands National Park, which is further north than previously seen.

Why you shouldn’t ask LA’s new pot czar if she smokes

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Cat Packer is tasked with figuring out what recreational marijuana will mean for L.A. when it becomes legal next year. But don't ask her if she smokes — it's rude.

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More immigrants worry they may lose permission to live in US

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On Monday, the temporary status that allowed Nicaraguans to live in the U.S. was ended. But the status of tens of thousands of other immigrants are also at risk.

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Commute by cycle? Keep an eye out for free bike lights this winter

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Operation Firefly aims to equip bicyclists throughout the city with lights during the winter season, where longer nights may mean more cycling in the dark.

Los Angeles Zoo's old Indian rhinoceros euthanized

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A 48-year-old Indian rhinoceros named Randa that had survived skin cancer has been euthanized at the Los Angeles Zoo.

Young, unauthorized immigrants grapple with what's next

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Protection for nearly 800,000 young immigrants under the DACA program is set to expire beginning next March. Congressional action seems increasingly unlikely.

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Anaheim school's Confederate mascot gets the boot

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The Anaheim Union High School District voted Monday night to rebrand Savanna High School's "Johnny Rebel" mascot, which depicts a Confederate soldier.

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One buck will get you a rental bike in Griffith Park

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A Chinese firm is operating a dockless bike-share system in Griffith Park, offering hourly rentals for $1, far below the $3.50 charged by L.A. Metro for 30 minutes.

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