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L.A. Councilman proposes vegan food requirement

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| L.A. City Councilman Paul Koretz wants to require entertainment venues and LAX airport to serve at least one vegan food option at restaurants and concessions.

Commission rules First Baptist Church of Venice will not become a monument

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The vote by the Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission to reject the monument was disappointing to the small group of supporters in the audience.

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Homeless outreach teams warn riverbed encampments of flood danger

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Homeless people living in dry riverbeds can be particularly vulnerable if the rains are heavy. Since many people don’t have a phone or radio, the team of outreach workers from the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority and the LA County Sheriff's department need to spread the warning on-foot.

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Rain, mud, and car tire-sized boulders flood Malibu streets

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The Woolsey burn area saw four inches of rain, causing street closures and even rescues from stranded vehicles. But officials say the next storm could be worse.

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Public to be informed about need for more firefighting money

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The fire department is fighting the county's worst fires to date with decades-old equipment and stations. It needs nearly a billion dollars to fix it.

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Paramount Ranch opens trails after Woolsey Fire

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Santa Monica Mountains hikers return after Paramount Ranch reopens. But there's still many of the recreation area's 500 miles of hiking trails that remain closed.

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LA archdiocese lists more priests accused of sexual abuse

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The Los Angeles Catholic archdiocese says it will be updating its list of accused priests regularly, instead of waiting another 10 years.

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Can anything fix the immigration court backlog?

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The backlog of pending cases in immigration court nationally and in Los Angeles has spiked by nearly 50 percent since the start of fiscal year 2017.

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Bike safety law rarely enforced in L.A., Long Beach

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Four years ago, California's Three Feet for Safety Act took effect. But in Southern California, the police haven't found much use for it. Since it passed, LAPD officers have written just 13 citations for violating the three feet law.

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