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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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Newport Beach helicopter crash victims named

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Officials say the dead are 60-year-old Joseph Anthony Tena of Newport Beach, 45-year-old Kimberly Lynne Watzman of Santa Monica and 56-year-old Brian R. Reichelt of Hollywood.

3 dead as helicopter hits Newport Beach home

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Newport Beach fire Capt. Chip Duncan says it's unclear whether the three people who were killed were on board the four-seat chopper.

Homeless advocates sue to stop Orange County from clearing homeless camps

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Advocates for the homeless filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to stop Orange County from removing the roughly 500 to 1,000 people living along the Santa Ana riverbed.

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