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More than 1,000 suspected cockfighting birds seized in LA County raid

Courtesy Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department via Twitter
| Several people were questioned, but investigators did not make any immediate arrests.

These 2 state bills aim to crack down on shady rehab practices

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Southern California is a hub for substance abuse treatment facilities. It’s a lucrative industry – and this has led to unsavory practices, patient advocates say.

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GOP polling second in latest gubernatorial poll

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For its second poll running, the Public Policy Institute survey shows Democrat Gavin Newsom leading in the primary race for governor followed by Republican John Cox.

Nearly $5 billion LAX people mover contract approved

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The elevated 2¼-mile system will have driverless electric trains that carry airline passengers between terminals, a transportation center and the Metro light-rail system.

Gov. Brown will deploy Cal Guard troops, but not for immigration enforcement

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In a letter addressed to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Defense Secretary James Mattis, the governor outlined the scope of state troops' mission.

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LA County proposes $67M more from gas tax for road repairs

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Los Angeles County unveiled a $31 billion budget plan, which includes a big boost for road repairs, among other spending. Review of the proposal will take months.

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Can LA sit down at the dinner table and get honest about race?

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The dinner is free. But the guests need to come ready to get real about a topic that makes most people very uncomfortable: race and racism. It's a conversation that will take place 100 times over five days later this month all over Los Angeles.

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In historic vote, SoCal agency picks up most of $17 billion water project

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The Metropolitan Water District voted to revive a controversial project to build two water delivery tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.

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Isabelle, a KPCC listener, learned to love SoCal through its native plants

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If you're zooming by the highway, SoCal's landscapes can look dead and brownish. But Isabelle took a closer look at what was growing in the ground.

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