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Deputies fatally shoot man in Compton following foot chase

Deputies shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at them on Thursday night, according to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department. Few other details were available.

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LA, Orange counties seeking thousands of poll workers

CA Primary Polling Place -

Election officials have recruited some workers for the general election, but many more are needed for what's expected to be a busy day.

Health More

Brown gets bill on notification of big health premium rate hikes

Health Care Costs

The measure would require health plans to notify policyholders in writing if state regulators deem a premium rate hike "unreasonable or not justified."

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'BoJack Horseman' season 3 is inspired by creator's love/hate of the Oscars


Raphael Bob-Waksberg is an avid follower of The Oscars, and wanted this season to explore the machine behind Hollywood’s biggest night.

Education More

$10.1 million gift creates rare music education scholarships

Los Angeles City College music

Thanks to a $10.1 million donation from the Herb Alpert Foundation, hundreds of music majors at the Los Angeles City College will be able to study for free starting next fall.

Environment & Science More

4 things we know from 100 years of ocean temperature data

Scripps Pier, La Jolla, California

This week, the Scripps Institute of Oceanography marked 100 years of continuous, daily measurement of the ocean temperature and salinity from the Scripps Pier.

Business & Economy More

LA home prices may finally cool off next year

Home Sales

The median price of a home in LA is $583,500. That's up 7 percent from last year. But economists expect prices to level off next year.

Crime & Justice More

Does former sheriff Baca's Alzheimer's make him incompetent for trial?

Ex-Sheriff Sentencing

Prosecutors want a federal judge to rule on Baca's mental competence rather than have it looming over the jail abuse case as it heads toward a Dec. 6 trial date.

Local More

American soldier killed in Afghanistan was from Irvine

Soldier killed in Afghanistan

A soldier who was killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday has been identified as Army Staff Sgt. Matthew V. Thompson of Irvine.

US & World More

All mixed up: What do we call people of multiple backgrounds?

In a country where the share of multiracial children has multiplied tenfold in the past 50 years, it's a good time to take stock of our shared vocabulary when it comes to describing Americans like me.

The share of multiracial children in America has multiplied tenfold in the past 50 years. It's a good time to take stock of our shared vocabulary when it comes to describing Americans like me.