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As refugee admissions drop, two lifelong friends wait

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| The Trump administration has cut the number of refugees allowed into the country and that hits close to home for one Anaheim man.

Raising children with autism is hard, for Korean immigrants it's harder

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Having a child with autism or a developmental disability can be tough. But for some immigrant communities, like Koreans, there's stigma attached to disabilities. And that makes it harder to get help.

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CA Catholic bishops target of new church abuse lawsuit

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A new lawsuit alleges Catholic officials across California covered up criminal activity by keeping known and suspected abusers in the ministry.

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Wireless emergency alert will buzz your phone, no opting out

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You can ignore President Donald Trump's frequent tweets as much as you'd like, but at 11:18 a.m. Pacific time Wednesday October 3rd, your cell phone will pulse and buzz with a Presidential Alert.

Chinese Muslims now in LA worry as homeland crackdown rises

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Beyond restrictions on religious expression in Xinjiang, there are credible reports that China is increasing mass surveillance and DNA collection.

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LA’s scooter wars sound like the early auto wars

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The contempt directed at e-scooters today remind us of the vitriol that greeted another innovation the automobile.

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Judge sides with Huntington Beach in anti-sanctuary lawsuit

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A Orange County judge has sided with the city of Huntington Beach in its argument that it should not have to abide by California’s so-called sanctuary law.

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Kavanaugh hearings resonate with anti-abuse measure backers

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A Long Beach ballot measure would limit the number of rooms cleaned by hotel workers and provide them with "panic buttons" to help prevent assault.

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New Compton restaurant location tries to combat food desert

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It advertises cheap, healthy food: something low-income neighborhoods don't have much of. But previous attempts to bring healthy food to food deserts have struggled.

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