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Proposed deal on San Onofre nuclear plant costs called 'loser' for ratepayers

A ratepayer group said the proposed settlement of costs related to the failed San Onofre nuclear plant is a bad deal for customers.

3 arrested at Venice Boardwalk drum circle

Three arrests were made Sunday evening at the Venice Beach boardwalk after police attempted to break up and disperse several members of a drum circle, according to ABC 7.

Hospital to hold blood drive for injured Sun Valley officer

Mission Hills' Holy Cross Hospital will hold a blood drive Monday on behalf of a 26-year LAPD veteran who was injured when a suspected DUI driver plowed into his motorcycle over the weekend.

Open streets organizers seek CicLAvia's know-how

Representatives from Cape Town to Columbus gather in LA during CicLAvia weekend to share best practices.

1 killed by gunfire at Van Nuys target range

One person died Sunday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at a shooting range in Van Nuys, Los Angeles Police Department said.

CHP reviews video after fatal collision between police cruiser, scooter

A scooter driver collided with a Santa Monica police cruiser early Saturday, leaving its male driver dead and a female police officer injured, City News Service reported.

Calif. deportations down after 'Trust Act' goes into effect

Far fewer immigrants arrested by California law enforcement are being turned over to federal authorities for deportation since a new state law went into effect in January.

Parents rally behind Santa Monica teacher suspended for fighting with student

Students told media outlets the altercation began when Mark Black confronted a student over selling marijuana in the classroom.

LA pedestrian fatally struck by Metrolink train

The Coroner's Office today named the 24-year-old man who was struck and killed by a Metrolink train in East Los Angeles last night.

Standoff with shooting suspect ends in Hawaiian Gardens

The suspect reportedly shot the mother of his two children at least six times in Riverside County Saturday morning.

Where can you watch Dodger games in the LA area?

Bummed that you won't be able to watch the Dodgers on TV (even though you live within miles of the stadium)? Luckily the LA-area is full of sports bars and other establishments that will be airing the games.

No Alcohol, No Live Music: Huntington Beach to scale back US Open of Surfing

City officials and promoters are scaling back this summer's U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach. It's an effort to avoid rioting that happened after the event last year.

Muslim, Jewish leaders join Archbishop on immigration reform

For Catholic Angelenos, the setting for the prayer vigil was a familiar one — the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

Metrolink looks to add express trains on San Bernardino–LA line

The payoff for riders will be time: the express ride can save up to 90 minutes round trip. The plan involves new tracks at an estimated cost of $126 million.

LA city council calls for granting Filipinos protection from deportation

The LA City Council voted this week for a resolution that urges the Department of Homeland Security to designate the Philippines for Temporary Protected Status, which allows immigrants to live and work in the US for a finite period of time.

Weekend Traffic: 3 events will close roads around LA

The Hollywood Half Marathon, downtown's CicLAvia cycling extravaganza, the Thai New Year celebration and several areas of road construction will tie up commutes this weekend.