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CA high court deals blow to Newhall Ranch development project


The state supreme court agrees with project opponents who argued that an environmental report underestimated the impact of the project's greenhouse gas emissions.

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Admission into California universities much tougher

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Cal State turned away nearly 140,000 eligible students between 2009-2014, while at U.C. entering classes at six of nine campuses have higher than 4.0 GPAs.

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Cold temps force homeless into winter shelters


Temporary, emergency winter shelters are popping up all over Southern California as officials and homeless service providers prepare for a wet and cold winter.

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#GivingTuesday: Love it or hate it, it's become 'a thing'

#GivingTuesday pulled in $46 million in charitable donations in 2014.

Ho ho ho, you've shopped 'til you've dropped a bundle. Now along comes #GivingTuesday. Is this the best way to encourage charity in the holiday season?

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USC names Helton permanent coach after Trojans beat UCLA

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USC hired Helton as its permanent coach on Monday, removing the interim tag five days before the Trojans face Stanford in the Pac-12 championship game.

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As force shrinks and competition grows, Army plans to retool chow halls

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The Army hopes changes in its dining facilities will simultaneously save money, make meals more nutritious, and persuade more soldiers to eat there.