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LA Sheriff against subpoena power for civilian overseers

Activists say subpoena power is the only thing that will give a new civilian panel teeth to effectively watchdog the LA County Sheriff's Department.

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Bid for 2024 Olympics recalls traffic-free LA for 1984 games

Last time L.A. hosted the Olympics, there were warnings of catastrophic gridlock. It never happened. In fact, roadways were clearer than ever.

Local More

8 children hurt, 2 critically, by falling tree in Pasadena


Witnesses say the tree, which is dozens of feet tall, made a cracking sound and came down on children just as a summer day camp at the Kidspace Children's Museum.

Environment & Science More

$75,000 to be offered for info on drones that interfered with fires

Lake Fire San Bernardino

Drones hampered and delayed aerial assaults on the Lake Fire, Mill Fire 2 and the North Fire. There will be $25,000 set aside for information on each of the fires.

Crime & Justice More

Unarmed homeless man shot by LA police had meth, pot in system

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Caught on video by a bystander, the shooting of Charly Keunang was viewed by millions and sparked angry protests outside police headquarters in L.A. See his autopsy here.

Business & Economy More

Why LA landlords want to pass the water bill to renters

Bay Area Water Inspectors Monitor Water Usage

The Apartment Association of Greater LA says renters haven't cut water use during the drought. They want LA officials to approve a plan to meter individual units.

Education More

Experts say curtail summer learning loss by reading to kids

Students lose weeks of learning during the summer. Reading helps, and new research suggests reading books is even better than talking to kids.