Politics

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dies at age 65

California Democrats temporarily lose Assembly supermajority

Before Roy Moore, Alabama had 'Kissing Jim'

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California Assemblyman Matt Dababneh resigns after bathroom sex assault claim

Crime & Justice

Evacuation alerts become focus after devastating fires

LA deputies shoot man who cut them with knife

1 suspect in custody, 4 injured after explosion at NYC subway

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Attorneys filing Vegas shooting lawsuits in LA with 450 plaintiffs

Business & Economy

Lyft offers education discounts to attract drivers

California launches new online system to license the pot industry

LA City Council approves rules for recreational pot

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Clearing ruins launches new phase in California fire cleanup

Environment & Science

The invasive, flammable plants making California's fires worse

Prepare yourself. The world’s air conditioner is breaking down

How the food industry uses cavitation, the ocean's most powerful punch

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Supervisors approve big dig at Devil's Gate Dam

Local

Learn more about the man charged with helping LA's foster youths

Dangerous winds persist as Thomas Fire roars in California

Car crash injures LAPD officer, shuts lanes of the 405 Freeway

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Thomas Fire containment hits 20 percent as acres burned hit 231,700

Arts & Entertainment

'The Endless Summer' filmmaker Bruce Brown dies at 80

'Shape of Water,' 'Big Little Lies' lead Golden Globe noms; see the full list

'Coco' tops box office for third straight week

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Take Two®
Tuesday Reviewsday: Miguel, Weird Al and Sharon Jones

Health

This year, consider giving presence instead of presents

Can your crockpot give you lead poisoning?

LA's homeless housing experiment is paying off, report finds

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Hepatitis A 'outbreak' has hit LA County, health director says

US & World

Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military

Mario Batali steps aside from his restaurants amid sexual misconduct allegations

Discrimination against women is common across races, ethnicities, identities

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Astros get first ever Series victory at home

Education

LA Unified schools will be back in session on Monday

80,000 LAUSD students missed a ton of school last year

Lawsuit: California literacy policies fail many students

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Artist leads 200 students in painting masterclass