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Affirmative action amendment has some Asian-Americans furious

In the last month, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action at California’s public universities has inflamed some Asian-American groups unlike any recent issue.

Officer released from hospital after fatal Beverly Hills crash

A female officer who was critically injured in a crash Friday that killed her partner in Beverly Hills was released late Saturday, LAPD confirmed.

At least 25 injured after stage collapses at Servite High

About 25 students were injured Saturday night after the stage collapsed beneath them at a rally at Servite High School in Anaheim.

Marathon Crash: Race off, but slower-paced ride officially on

Don Ward says the race that had been canceled is back on — sort of. Instead of a race, it's set to be a "fun ride" at a slower pace. And with a police escort.

3.2 earthquake strikes Marina del Rey area

The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-3.2 tremor occurred at 8:16 p.m.

Update: Coroner names LAPD officer killed in Beverly Hills crash

The Los Angeles County coroner's office has identified the officer killed in a collision with a truck in Beverly Hills today as 40-year-old Nicholas Choung Lee.

Blind man survives fall as train arrives at Koreatown station

A blind man who walked off the edge of a platform bounced off a rail, landing in an alcove in the track bed just wide enough to keep him from being struck by a train.

KISS bring arena football back to SoCal. Can it work?

On March 15, the LA KISS play their first game. After so many teams have tried and failed to set roots in the LA market, can this one succeed?

4 California universities listed as top schools in world rankings

Four California universities were among the top 10 colleges in the world named in an annual survey released this week.

Officials alarmed at number of fire deaths in 2014

Fire officials are reminding residents of time importance of having smoke detectors. They recommend replacing them this weekend as daylight saving time takes effect.

KPCC names Mary Hawley vice president of underwriting

Hawley comes from Entravision Communications and will lead the station's underwriting sales team.

Man held in more than 300 graffiti incidents

Authorities in Vista have arrested an 18-year-old man who's accused of more than 300 graffiti vandalism incidents across the city.

Poultry farmers to fight back on California cage-free egg law

Missouri farmers will file a lawsuit against California over its law barring the sale of eggs from producers whose chickens are raised in small cages.

In Vietnamese nail salons, a push to breathe easier

California Healthy Nail Salons Collaborative is a nonprofit program working to improve health conditions at manicure shops, the vast majority of which are run by Vietnamese immigrants.

Sports medicine pioneer Frank Jobe dies at 88

Jobe was the first to perform an elbow surgery that resurrected the careers of countless major league pitchers.

California analysts doubt Highway Patrol aircraft need

State analysts are advising the Legislature not to fund the replacement of aging CHP planes and helicopters until the force explains why it needs 26 new aircraft.