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Jackson family turkey giveaway celebrates 35th anniversary

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| Thousands of turkeys will be given away at the annual giveaway Tuesday in South L.A., and a Thanksgiving dinner will be hosted for hungry locals Thursday at Peppertree Park in Tustin.

Self-taught rocket scientist plans to launch over ghost town

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Mike Hughes is a 61-year-old limo driver who's spent the last few years building a steam-powered rocket out of salvage parts in his garage. Saturday, he will strap into his homemade contraption and attempt to hurtle over Amboy, California.

This LA trans activist is helping others afford surgery

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There are only about a handful of programs that give money to trans people in need of surgery. One of them is based in LA and run by local activist Rizi Timane.

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Child abducted in LA handed over at Mexico border

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Officials say a 15-month-old boy allegedly abducted in Southern California by his father and taken to Mexico has been delivered safely to authorities at the U.S. border.

​Darnold beats Rosen as No. 12 USC holds off UCLA, 28-23

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Quarterbacks Darnold and Rosen left their high schools on opposite sides of the LA area three seasons ago, but hadn't yet played against each other due to Darnold's redshirt year in 2015 and Rosen's shoulder injury in 2016.

​USC's Darnold, UCLA's Rosen to square off for 1st time

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Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen were born four months apart and grew up on opposite sides of Los Angeles'.

Fake CHP officer pulls over woman and gropes her

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The incident happened along the 105 freeway in Downey. The suspect was dressed in a uniform-style shirt and pants and was even equipped with a utility belt that included a pistol.

Metro to offer ride-hailing service to transit stops

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Los Angeles County is in the midst of a transit-building boom, but still less than a quarter of the population lives within walking distance of a train or rapid bus stop.

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LA County sees upswing in worker sexual harassment complaints

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Since July, the county has received more than 3,000 complaints from workers alleging sexual harassment and other workplace issues. The city of L.A. is moving to review its policies.

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