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L.A. City Council asks DWP to explain heat wave outage

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| Monday's Dodger game  had a 20-minute delay when a mylar balloon hit LADWP equipment and caused a brief outage. That’s nothing compared to the days-long power outages households sustained during a heatwave earlier this month.

Oversight chair walks out when public speech turns ugly

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As an open discussion on secret deputy societies swerved into profanity, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Civilian Oversight Commission chair storms out.

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Westminster remembers its civil rights history with new park

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On a small, empty lot next to an autoshop in Westminster, city officials have big plans. 

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As Cranston Fire burns a nervous wait for Idyllwild Arts Academy — then some good news

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As the Cranston Fire continues to burn in Riverside County, summer campers await word of when they can return to the Idyllwild Arts campus up among the San Jacinto Mountains. 

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Metro studying options to extend Crenshaw Line north

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West Hollywood officials have pushed for years to get rail into their city, and they're getting creative with funding options to speed up the project.

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Firefighters in Idyllwild are facing a burn decades overdue

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Police have charged a man suspected of starting the forest fire. But one fire expert says the real culprit is more than a century of unburned vegetation.

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Beverly Hills bans Bird scooters for six months

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After complaints they have become a nuisance, Beverly Hills will crack down on those who ride the dockless devices or leave them in the city.

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Feds say they've reunited about 1,000 migrant families

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Federal attorneys told a San Diego judge Tuesday that officials have by now reunited 1,012 migrant families separated at the southern border in recent months.

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Silver Lake tries to recover after Trader Joe's shooting

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Flowers line a wall at Trader Joe's on Hyperion Avenue where an assistant store manager was killed by police Saturday in a crossfire between officers and a suspect.

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