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Rain, mud, and car tire-sized boulders flood Malibu streets

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| The Woolsey burn area saw four inches of rain, causing street closures and even rescues from stranded vehicles. But officials say the next storm could be worse.

Public to be informed about need for more firefighting money

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The fire department is fighting the county's worst fires to date with decades-old equipment and stations. It needs nearly a billion dollars to fix it.

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Paramount Ranch opens trails after Woolsey Fire

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Santa Monica Mountains hikers return after Paramount Ranch reopens. But there's still many of the recreation area's 500 miles of hiking trails that remain closed.

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LA archdiocese lists more priests accused of sexual abuse

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The Los Angeles Catholic archdiocese says it will be updating its list of accused priests regularly, instead of waiting another 10 years.

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Can anything fix the immigration court backlog?

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The backlog of pending cases in immigration court nationally and in Los Angeles has spiked by nearly 50 percent since the start of fiscal year 2017.

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Bike safety law rarely enforced in L.A., Long Beach

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Four years ago, California's Three Feet for Safety Act took effect. But in Southern California, the police haven't found much use for it. Since it passed, LAPD officers have written just 13 citations for violating the three feet law.

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LAX unveils terminal 1's $500,000 renovations

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After four years of construction, the Southwest terminal claims it has redefined traveling with less security hassle, more local restaurants and live entertainment.

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There's a lot of bad stuff in that brown ocean water

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LA County Department of Public Health has issued a beach water use advisory for all the county’s beaches. That’s because of rain run-off full of contaminants from the Woolsey Fire burn areas making its way to the ocean.

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Street vending to be legal in most of LA, but not everywhere

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Certain no-vending zones have been designated, and vendors who've long done business in these areas say they're disappointed.

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