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Law in new year requires stores to sell only rescued pets

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| Dogs, cats and rabbits sold by pet stores must come from shelters and rescues. California became the first state to require this.

Most of Montecito's hiking trails reclaimed from the mud

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The mudslide that destroyed homes and lives in Montecito last January buried the area’s popular hiking trails under debris and boulders. But nearly a year later, most trails are re-opened, thanks to volunteers, donations, and some carefully placed explosives.

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How to recycle your Christmas tree in LA

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That tree will (if it's fresh) become a fire hazard as it dries out, so you need to chuck it eventually.

Water Main Break Floods South LA Streets, Forces Evacuations

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40 people had to flee their homes and 75 are without water while LADWP fixes the break. The pipe was nearly 100 years old, as are most of them in the area.

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Vatican accepts resignation of LA bishop

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Bishop Alexander Salazar was accused of misconduct with a minor while he served as a priest at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Pasadena in the 1990s.

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The Rose Parade is in Two Weeks. Here's What you Should Know

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The Rose Parade is less than two weeks away. So officials held a press conference to talk about the latest in public safety tips.

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Anaheim Opens 200 Bed Homeless Shelter In Time For The Holidays

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It’s been almost a year since the Santa Ana riverbed homeless encampments in Orange County were cleared out. There’s been a lot of legal wrangling since then. But on Thursday, Anaheim is opening a temporary 200 bed homeless shelter near Angel’s stadium to get people indoors before the holidays - and the bad weather.

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Students Are Outraged Over A Racist Test Question At Cal State Long Beach

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A test question on a final at Cal State Long Beach outraged students this week. Students were asked to pick the racial group of gangs least likely to do graffiti. 

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City Council approves $100 million dollar tax break for LA Convention Center expansion

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You may have heard about the plan to expand the aging LA convention center. The LA City Council voted Wednesday to give the developers a massive $100 million dollar tax break. 

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