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Gubernatorial candidates appeal to Latino voters

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| Six of the major candidates running to succeed California Gov. Jerry Brown made their case to a largely Democratic audience at a forum broadcast on Univision.

Light earthquake shakes Trabuco Canyon; no injuries

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The USGS reports that the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 4.0 and occurred just after 2 a.m. Thursday in southeast Orange County.

7 things to do this weekend

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From a free street festival and and a slam poetry deathmatch to a museum free-for-all, your weekend is about to fall off its proverbial chain.

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Should the LAPD enforce Metro's conduct code?

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Video of a police officer on a Metro train forcibly removing a young woman — who was later arrested — has stirred controversy about the LAPD's role on public transit.

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Thomas Fire: Ventura looks to keep displaced fire victims in the city

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Proposed new rules could waive some development fees and open burned parcels for RV living while some 500 homes are rebuilt.

Santa Barbara County issued conflicting mudslide warnings

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In the days before mudslides devastated California neighborhoods, officials released conflicting evacuation orders that left some hard-hit neighborhoods out of the warning zone.

Is California falling short in preventing drunk driving?

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A Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit ranked the states on their adoption of regulations that address the top road safety threats. California fell in the middle.

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Officials hope to lift mudslide evacuations by Jan. 31

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Officials said Sunday that it will be a gradual process getting residents back into homes in Montecito, where 21 people were killed during flash floods Jan. 9.

What to know about California's Real IDs

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The state DMV begins issuing Real ID driver's licenses and ID cards today. These will be required to board a domestic flight starting in 2020.

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