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Judge to hear arguments in OC homeless lawsuit

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| A federal judge will hear arguments for and against halting Orange County's efforts to clear homeless encampments from the Santa Ana River.

As LA weighs legal street vending, state bill aims to move ahead

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A state bill aims to decriminalize street vending, as Los Angeles did last year. But the legislation also pushes local governments to license vendors.

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Immigrants losing deportation protection have few options

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Immigrant service agencies in Southern California are hurrying to screen those who will lose their temporary permission to live and work legally in the U.S.

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LA Times business editor returns after internal leak inquiry

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The editor made a triumphant return after a brief suspension. Kimi Yoshino told colleagues she had been questioned about a conversation with a New York Times reporter.

Debris removal continues in storm-stricken Montecito

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Santa Barbara County authorities say five of 11 debris catch-basins have been cleared, amounting to about 36 percent of the needed work.

P-23 mountain lion found dead near road

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The big cat had been tracked almost her entire life, as she established her home range and had three litters of kittens.

Syrian immigrants can renew deportation protection — for now

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The Trump administration is allowing about 7,000 Syrian immigrants temporarily renew their ability to live in the U.S. legally, but it is unclear what happens next.

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Rising car ownership may be cause for fewer transit riders

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A UCLA study suggests people in groups that traditionally use mass transit are buying more cars, which may be causing the decline in train and bus ridership.

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Nearly $2 billion in losses claimed following SoCal's December wildfires

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More than 13,000 claims were made following one of the most destructive wildfire seasons on record.

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