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Is Orange County turning the corner on homelessness?

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| A flurry of activity aimed at housing the chronically homeless in Orange County has advocates and local leaders optimistic about the future.

Dishonorable discharge for drug-dealing Navy sailor

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Airman Jasmine McClendon received a 14-month prison sentence during her court-martial in San Diego last May. She'll be reduced to the Navy's lowest rank and removed from the service.

Avalanches wallop Mammoth, Squaw Valley

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Two separate avalanches have prompted the closure of two major California ski resorts in as many days.

Santa Barbara avoids major storm problems, evacuations lifted

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As many as 30,000 people were under orders to leave their homes in the foothill communities of Santa Barbara County.

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LA church greenlights overnight parking for some homeless

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St. Mary's Episcopal Church is letting a handful of people living in their vehicles park in its lot. The nonprofit behind the arrangement is working to get more churches and synagogues to sign on.

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Mudslide fears prompt mandatory evacuations in Santa Barbara County

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The order includes Montecito, Goleta, Santa Barbara, Summerland and Carpinteria. Authorities said residents need to be out by 6 p.m. as a storm with the potential to dump 3 inches of rain moves in.

'Blue curb' parking for disabled in LA still lacking a year into new program

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A city controller's audit says nobody was put in charge of turning requests for accessible parking spaces into actual parking spaces.

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Keep your eye on the road — and Los Angeles's new speed limits

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New speed limits on 71 L.A. streets are part of the city's initiative to reduce traffic fatalities and come with increased police enforcement efforts.

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Vietnamese immigrants facing deportation sue for release

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A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Vietnamese immigrants who came to the country to escape their war-torn country and are now being detained by the government.

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