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Archive for May 21st, 2019
San Clemente is considering revising its anti-camping regulations to designate an area where homeless people are officially allowed to camp.
A federal jury has decided that five LAPD officers are not liable for the death of a man who tried to swallow a large bindle of heroin during a strip search, rejecting his family's claim that the police used excessive force.
Three years of high school math are required for entry now. A proposal would require a fourth year of either math or a class like economics or computer science.
Austin Beutner says he'll pare down paperwork requirements and other administrative tasks to allow principals to spend more time with parents and colleagues.
The two-week pilot program will put five autonomous semi-trucks on the road, making the journey between Phoenix and Dallas.
Top Democrats in the state are framing the change as a way to stand up against President Trump and allow for state prosecutions of those he pardons for federal crimes.
Border Patrol officials confirmed that they’ve recently dropped migrants off at bus stations in Southern California. The agency said large numbers in Border Patrol custody have "placed us at the breaking point.”
Tenn. Republican Glen Casada announced he will resign as house speaker after inappropriate and offensive texts leaked weeks ago. He has served in the legislature for nearly 20 years.
The company's CFO, Steven Taylor, called it a difficult decision but said the "chain has not been operating at an acceptable level of profitability in today's retail environment."
New Zealand police charged Brenton Tarrant, an Australian citizen, under the Terrorism Suppression Act. He also faces charges of 51 counts of murder and 40 counts of attempted murder.
New cases of asthma dropped dramatically in Los Angeles communities where air quality improved the most over 20 years. The results illustrate health benefits from pollution control.
A new feature in some 2020 models will kick in if "Teen Driver" mode is on. If a driver turns on the car without wearing a seat belt, the car will temporarily refuse to shift out of park .
A Nepalese mountain climber has now climbed Mount Everest a record 24 times — and he's hoping to do it one more time before he retires.
A new poll from NPR, Harvard and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation gives a glimpse into rural life in America today, finding that many people living in rural communities live on the edge financially.
More than 48,000 plaintiffs have filed about 400 lawsuits against SoCal Gas seeking compensation for alleged physical and financial damage.
Salman Agah is a legendary skateboarder and owner of Pizzanista, a popular L.A. pizza joint. But back when he was a teen in San Jose, he had no reference for what his future might look like or where his ambitions were taking him.
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As Julio Urias Returns To The Dodgers, How Should Sports Teams Handle Allegations Of Domestic Violence Mid-Investigation?| May 21 2019, 9:38 AM
The Dodgers’ young star pitcher is expected to be reinstated today, after a seven-day administrative leave following his arrest on suspicion of domestic battery.
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Prop 64 Legalized Cannabis With The Caveat That Local Governments Would Have Ultimate Control. A New Bill Would Change That| May 21 2019, 9:22 AM
One of the big concessions made in writing California’s Prop 64 was the guarantee of local control -- that even if cannabis was legalized statewide, cities and counties would have the jurisdiction to ban marijuana businesses.
Ride hailing company Uber has rolled out a suite of new features for its popular mobile app and among them is a new option that users have been requesting for some time: an option to ask that your driver not talk during the ride.