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It's been hot outside this week, and for many homeless people in Los Angeles, that has meant taking cover in tents and cooling centers.
Take advantage of the long summer days with some of these all-day events, including not one, but two music festivals. Let the day partying begin.
A judge set aside a 1998 misdemeanor conviction against Romulo Avelica Gonzalez, who immigration agents arrested after he dropped off a daughter at school.
The city council approved a plan that studies regulations for street musicians throughout the city.
The fire started Monday afternoon and still stands as 10 percent contained. A shift in the wind prompted authorities to go door-to-door Tuesday afternoon in the Baldwin Lake area, but the order was lifted after about two hours.
Mandatory evacuations have been issued for homes as a wildfire burns in the San Bernardino Mountains. The flames have quickly scorched through 950 acres with 10 percent containment.
A heat advisory will be in effect until 9 p.m. Wednesday across Los Angeles County, including the beach cities and valley areas.
Los Angeles County supervisors voted 4-1 to contribute $3 million over the next two years to a fund that will combine county, city, and philanthropic money to cover legal costs for immigrants facing deportation. But those convicted of violent felonies will be excluded from the county money.
The drivers and warehouse workers are protesting wages. In addition, the local Teamsters union claims port companies have misclassified drivers as independent contractors.
Originally officials say it scorched 1,000 acres, but Sunday night crews have scaled that estimate back. According to the L.A. County Fire Department, the Lake Fire broke out Saturday afternoon in a hard-to-reach area near Castaic Lake and the 5 Freeway.
Bicentennial Park was shuttered in the late 1990s for ongoing illicit activity. The tennis court and gazebo space has now been transformed into a park, complete with a playground, a splash pad and 60 newly planted trees.
The fire broke out Saturday and spread from 5 acres to 500 acres in little more than two hours. By Sunday morning, fire crews were holding it at about 1,000 acres with 10 percent containment.
The Lake Fire is moving at "moderate" speed northeast into the Angeles National Forest, fire officials said. No structures are threatened.
To mark the occasion, all food at the popular eatery is half off when you dine in. The deal runs until 4 p.m. this afternoon.
A uniformed funeral procession will start at 8 a.m. between Main and First streets and make its way to the cathedral. Several streets around the area will be closed.