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Adam Schiff on re-introducing the Rim of the Valley Preservation Act

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced Wednesday he is re-introducing the Rim of the Valley Corridor Preservation Act.
Amazon Unveils Its First Smartphone

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Listen, Amazon: These SoCal cities want you

The corporation that has changed many of our shopping habits is looking for a second headquarters outside of its Seattle homebase, and cities all across North America are falling over themselves to win the opportunity to be Amazon’s second home.

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Let’s all vote: should we crowdsource the morality of driverless cars?

If a driverless car is hurtling towards a pedestrian and has the option of swerving out of the way and killing the passenger, what should it do?
Travelers In The West Hit The Road Flocking To Destinations To Witness Monday's Eclipse In Totality

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Living life on the road — and not entirely by choice: casualties of the shrinking middle class

Some Americans are trading in their traditional stationary lives for a life out on the open road.


How you and your family can be ready for a quake – before it starts

With its innumerable benefits aside, living in Southern California also means living with the constant possibility that an earthquake could strike, whether it’s a smaller temblor or the dreaded "Big One."
Denver Nuggets v Los Angeles Lakers

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Rob Pelinka dishes on first season as Lakers GM and what to expect from this year’s team

With most of LA’s focus during this year’s NBA offseason squarely on Lakers’ first round draft pick Lonzo Ball, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that, when the purple and gold take the court on Thursday night against the Clippers, there will be four other players to watch on the court when the game tips at 7:30 p.m. PST.

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Molly Melching on more than 40 years of human rights work in Africa

Molly Melching is the founder of Tostan International.
Violent Clashes Erupt at "Unite The Right" Rally In Charlottesville

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Is a proposed item ban at public demonstrations in LA a city overreach?

In response to violent protests in Charlottesville and Berkeley, Los Angeles Councilman Mitch Englander has proposed city restrictions on items people can bring into public demonstrations.
Great Wall of Los Angeles

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The Great Wall of Los Angeles: The story behind the world’s longest mural

Chicana Artist Judith F. Baca describes herself as a political landscape painter.


LAPD Chief Beck: LAPD’s new drone program, event security post-Las Vegas, and more

Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck joins Larry Mantle for his monthly check-in.