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Nipsey Hussle's murder rattles LA's tight-knit Eritrean community

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| The murder last month of L.A. rapper, entrepreneur and community activist Nipsey Hussle focused attention on a small but tight-knit community of East African immigrants: Eritreans, who have lived in Southern California for decades.

LA prepares for Nipsey Hussle's final "Victory Lap"

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(Archive post) Nipsey Hussle’s casket will travel just over 25 miles in a “victory lap” from Staples Center, hitting the neighborhoods where he lived and worked.

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LAPD now allows you to file traffic accident reports online

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Drivers can now go online and file a report themselves for car accidents that don't involve injuries in Los Angeles.

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L.A. County Board of Supervisors approves funding for LACMA's new building design

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LACMA’s controversial new design plan will cost $650 million dollars - with taxpayers footing a big chunk of the bill.

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Adelanto pulling out of detention contracts, but ICE facility there may grow

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The high desert city of Adelanto has decided to cancel its contracts with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Geo Group, the company that operates a large immigrant detention center there.

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Hate groups try for mainstream appeal as they recruit in SoCal

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White supremacist propaganda has been showing up at an alarming rate throughout Southern California and around the country. It's been found on local college campuses, high schools, and in local communities. Experts say one reason is because some hate groups are eager to recruit new members.

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OC Medi-Cal insurer approves $100 million for homeless care

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Orange County's Medi-Cal insurer, CalOptima, plans to spend $100 million to address the health care needs of people living on the streets and in shelters.

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More Indian expats are heading back to India

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Mani Karthik is helping expats on H-1B visas ditch their stalled California dreams for a life of less limbo.

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Biologists study Southern California plants in fire burn zones

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Plants are returning to areas in the Santa Monica Mountains that were devastated by wildfires last winter.

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