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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.

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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LADWP rolls out a new power outage messaging service

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LADWP customers can subscribe to get power outage messages for up to three different neighborhoods on their account at www.ladwp.com.

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A Growing Latino Middle Class: One Family’s Journey

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The first of two stories for the California Dream series explores the growth of the Latino middle class as children and grandchildren of immigrants come of age, and Latino median household incomes rise. But in California, some of the very opportunities that helped previous generations succeed are becoming more elusive.

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Rallies Call For Shut Down Of Migrant Detention Centers

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A day after a tour of border facilities by Congressional Democrats, protestors turned out for nationwide "Close the Camps" demonstrations.

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In Little Tokyo, Denouncing The Detention of Migrant Children

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News that the White House plans to detain undocumented migrant children in Fort Sill, Oklahoma has brought back painful memories for Japanese Americans.

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LA Immigrant Advocates Cheer SCOTUS Decision On Census Citizenship Question

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Immigrant advocates and local politicians gathered at L.A.'s Grand Park to celebrate Thursday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that keeps a citizenship question off the 2020 census, at least for the time being.

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OC Leaders Strike Compromise To Revamp Airport Facilities For Private Planes

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A deal struck among key stakeholders limits space for big corporate jets at John Wayne, reserving more space for smaller and quieter craft.

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