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Gov. Brown will deploy Cal Guard troops, but not for immigration enforcement

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| In a letter addressed to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Defense Secretary James Mattis, the governor outlined the scope of state troops' mission.

LA County proposes $67M more from gas tax for road repairs

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Los Angeles County unveiled a $31 billion budget plan, which includes a big boost for road repairs, among other spending. Review of the proposal will take months.

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Can LA sit down at the dinner table and get honest about race?

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The dinner is free. But the guests need to come ready to get real about a topic that makes most people very uncomfortable: race and racism. It's a conversation that will take place 100 times over five days later this month all over Los Angeles.

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In historic vote, SoCal agency picks up most of $17 billion water project

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The Metropolitan Water District voted to revive a controversial project to build two water delivery tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.

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Isabelle, a KPCC listener, learned to love SoCal through its native plants

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If you're zooming by the highway, SoCal's landscapes can look dead and brownish. But Isabelle took a closer look at what was growing in the ground.

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The heat of the 90s is alive in Southern California

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It's a spring fling with summerlike temperatures in Southern California on Monday.

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Figueroa, finally. Here's what 10 years and $20 million can do for 4 miles of street.

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After a decade of planning and setbacks, the downtown L.A. thoroughfare will have its big reveal — with better access for walkers, bicyclists and transit riders.

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4 hurt, 2 units damaged in Torrance apartment explosion

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Authorities are investigating an explosion that injured four people and significantly damaged two residential units. The scene was being tested for possible natural gas.

Santa Ana River trail reopens after homeless cleared out

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Officials spent more than two months removing tons of debris — including hazardous waste and hypodermic needles — from a section of the trail near Angel Stadium.