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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.

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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Orange County woman, whose stem cell transplant was delayed by officials, dies

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Helen Huynh had waited three months for U.S. officials to allow her stem cell donor to enter the country from Vietnam.

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How one LA street will change to cut down on road deaths

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Spring St. in downtown L.A. will get a makeover as part of Vision Zero, the city's plan to make streets safer for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians.

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LA traffic fatalities decline, but still land short of goal

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The city's Vision Zero program aimed to reduce traffic fatalities in the city last year. Deaths did decline, but not as much as targeted.

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