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Expect delays during Kaiser's 5-day strike

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| It’ll be harder to get an appointment with a therapist or social worker at Kaiser Permanente next week. Four thousand Kaiser mental health clinicians start a five-day strike on Monday. 

The rain is gone, but Malibu's not out of the woods yet

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Miles of Malibu roads and hiking trails are still closed. Even though the skies are blue now, there's still rocks and dirt coming loose and spilling into paths.

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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.

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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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