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California now has almost 40 million people

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| According to the annual estimate, residents of the state grew by 309,000 last year. That's actually down from an average of 333,000 new residents a year since 2010.

Electric vehicle drivers' free rides in LA toll lanes are ending. Here's why

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Trying to reduce congestion with tolls and encouraging electric vehicles in the same lanes has slowed down traffic. The issue highlights a policy clash.

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Highway 1 could reopen in Big Sur this September

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The opening date will be continuously evaluated and the next update will be in July, according to Caltrans.

Historic downtown LA hotel will become homeless housing for chronically ill

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The AIDS Healthcare Foundation has bought the King Edward Hotel, located on the edge of Skid Row.

Fiery LA freeway big rig crash injures 3

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Authorities say a truck loaded with concrete and gravel hit a car shortly before 3 p.m. Monday on northbound Interstate 405 in the busy Sepulveda Pass area.

Surfing Padre, known for blessing waves, dies

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Reverend Christian Mondor, who wore a wetsuit under his clerical robe and presided over an annual Blessing of the Waves, died this week.

It's all fun and board games during International Tabletop Day

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The Game Haus board game cafe has more than 1,700 games to choose from. Customers pay for a seat and often play for hours.

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CERT training prepares Long Beach for the big one

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Do you know what to do in a disaster? Long Beach CERT trains regular citizens to be first responders in an emergency.

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Could a gondola to Dodger Stadium solve traffic woes? That's LA mayor's pitch

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The company behind the proposal wants to create a zero-emission transit line up to Dodger Stadium. It's not the first time the idea has come up.

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