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Tour of California will award equal prize money to female cyclists

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| California's equivalent of the Tour de France kicked off in Long Beach Sunday, and for the first time men and women will be awarded equally.

'May Gray' brings cool, damp spring to Southern California

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A deep marine layer across most of the region is bringing scattered light rain and showers Saturday morning, courtesy of low pressure centered over Nevada.

Want a free ride on Elon Musk's test tunnel? It could happen soon

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Musk tweeted Thursday that, pending regulatory approvals, free rides will be offered to the public in a few months. He also posted an Instagram video of the tunnel.

DragCon brings thousands to DTLA this weekend. We have your guide.

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It's not just for drag queens: it's for their fans, who include grandparents, teen girls and more.

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13 awesome things to do on Mother's Day weekend

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We won't bore you with a list of expensive, prix fixe brunches. There are a lot of things to do this weekend in Southern California.

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Here's this season's new firefighting technology

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Fire agencies are counting this year on technology like camera-outfitted drones and Supercomputer-run simulators to fight more aggressive fires.

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New Metrolink station opening near Burbank airport

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A stop on the Antelope Valley Line eases the way for travelers, although the train runs infrequently and costs more than Metro rail or bus.

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Why is busy Vermont Avenue getting a busway instead of rail?

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Building a rail line down Vermont would serve more riders than any of L.A. Metro's light rails, but rail isn't planned for another 50 years.

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This SoCal town is growing a lot of pot — and wrestling with its strong odor

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Marijuana has become a new crop of choice in the farmlands surrounding this tight-knit community of 14,000, which has long helped fuel the U.S. cut flower industry.