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129th Rose Parade rolls in Pasadena; see the list of float winners

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| Hundreds of thousands of people lined the street to watch 39 floats decked out with countless flowers, along with show horses, marching bands and celebrities. Millions more watched on TV.

LA Metro's bike sharing expands, but ridership lags

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Metro's short-term bike rentals is now available in Pasadena, Venice and the Port of L.A. but ridership is still half as high as in cities like San Francisco.

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The biggest issues to watch in 2018, according to KPCC reporters

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Legal pot. Universal health care. More money for roads and housing. KPCC reporters reflect on the biggest issues they'll be covering in the new year.

Stay safe on New Year's Eve in SoCal

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So you've decided to go out and celebrate the arrival of 2018. Good luck. We mean "Have fun!"

Rose Parade route will be car-free this New Year's Eve

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Colorado Blvd. will close to vehicles at 10 p.m. on Dec. 31 for added security. In past years, the parade route was open until just before dawn.

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Mystery writer Sue Grafton dead at 77

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The author of the popular "alphabet series" passed away Thursday night after a two-year battle with cancer. She was surrounded by family.

SoCal's winter heat wave breaks records

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Woodland Hills hit a record-breaking 88 degrees Thursday, the highest temperature for that December day since 1963. Even warmer temperatures were expected Friday.

How the new sanctuary state law will affect local law enforcement

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The law takes effect Jan. 1 and restricts how local police can cooperate with federal immigration agents. Some agencies will see few changes.

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December fires amp up mudslide danger

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A geologist warns some Ventura County residents to not sleep in their homes overnight during winter rainstorms because of the landslide risk.

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