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U.S. Women Win Fourth World Cup Soccer Title

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| The U.S. women's national soccer team won its fourth World Cup title Sunday after beating the Netherlands 2-0.

The Aftermath Of A 7.1 Magnitude 'Main Shock' Shakes Southern California Desert All Night

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The quake, the strongest in Southern California in 20 years, hit shortly after 8 p.m. Friday.

New L.A. Public Library Card Is A Work Of Art

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Artist Gajin Fujita gives the Japanese folklore character Kintaro a contemporary Los Angeles twist -- he's pictured wearing a Dodgers jersey.

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Do Latinos In California Today Face More Obstacles To Cracking The Middle Class Ceiling?

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The second of two stories for the California Dream series explores how in spite of a growing Latino middle class, with rising median household incomes and Latino poverty rates at an all-time low, many California families continue to struggle.

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No Census Citizenship Question, But Parts Of LA Are Still Hard To Count

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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump Administration may not ask a question about citizenship on the 2020 Census. The ruling will have big implications for census takers trying to tally Angelenos living in predominantly immigrant neighborhoods, areas where it is traditionally hard to get an accurate count.

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LA County Fire Department Warns Against Illegal Fireworks

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As Fourth of July celebrations near, the L.A. County Fire Department convened representatives from multiple local agencies for its annual presentation about the dangers of setting off fireworks at home.

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Griffith Park Observatory Celebrates Summer Solstice

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Despite the cloudy afternoon, astronomers at the Griffith Park Observatory gave a special presentation to explain the summer solstice to patrons.

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Santa Anita Workers Protest Against Potential Shutdown

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Responding to public outcry about this season's horse death's at Santa Anita Park, the racetrack's management organized its back stretch workers — horse grooms, stable hands and other behind-the-scenes staff — to protest against calls to shutter the park.

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LA County Supervisors Explore Using Motels To House Homeless

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The L.A. County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to explore leasing blocks of motel rooms to get some of the county’s nearly 60,000 homeless people off the streets.

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