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Newport-Mesa school board addresses recent anti-semitic incidents

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| Some are pleased with the district's response while others say it's too little, too late in schools with a history of offenses against marginalized groups.

Experts inspect Santa Anita Track after 21 horse deaths

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Experts are out today at Santa Anita Park this week to examine the one-mile track that has been the scene of 21 horse deaths in just ten weeks. 

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Former USC student says cheating scandal is 'infuriating'

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 The college admissions scandal continues to reverberate around local schools like USC. Students who didn’t have a lot of resources growing up but managed to get into the school are feeling particularly burned.

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Long Beach Might Build An Aerial Tramway To Take You Across The Waterfront

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As Long Beach prepares to play a part of the 2028 Olympics, the city is looking seriously at a plan that’s been around for some time to move people around their waterfront tourist attractions.

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How one refugee family made it to LA after years stuck in Vienna

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A year ago, 87 Iranian refugees bound for the United States who’d been waiting in Austria since 2016 were stranded there indefinitely, after the U.S. denied their applications. They had been waiting to come to the U.S. through a program for religious minorities since before the January 2017 travel ban. Last month, following a court order, about a dozen of them were admitted into the country.

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17 awesome events happening in Southern California this week

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From death metal to a Black Super Hero Magic Mama, there's a little something for everyone.

This earthquake podcast will shake you to your core

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What will it mean for you when a major quake hits L.A.? Binge listen to the podcast the New Yorker says will help you “think about the unthinkable.” All nine episodes are out now.

The fight to get public records from LA County's sheriff

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The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department holds tremendous power to accuse and arrest and is responsible for the wellbeing of those in its jail system, the largest in the nation. Here's what happened when we asked for records about those activities.

The Big One: Episode 9 is out

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We’re back at Union Station, moments before the Big One hits. But this time, you and the city are prepared. If everything that could be fixed was, how much better off would you really be? Does educating the public really make a difference? We explore the perfect world scenario and talk with journalists and disaster managers about why you won’t prepare.