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We're now closer to knowing exactly how many people used California's assisted suicide law

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| the California Department of Public Health released a new batch of data on Friday, so we now know how many people received a prescription from June 9, 2016 through Dec. 31, 2017.

One migrant mother describes separation, reunion and trauma

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Before the Trump administration reversed its policy of separating families caught crossing the southern border, thousands of parents and kids were divided.

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In SoCal House races, primary vote brings good news for Dems

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California officials are still finishing up the ballot count for the June 5 primary. But early clues signal that key congressional seats could turn from red to blue.

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We're Exploring LA County's 88 Cities. First Stop: Cerritos

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A little Korea, some China, toss in the Philippines, and you have a melting pot community that's amazingly diverse -- and tasty.

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LAist is officially back — thanks to you!

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We are LAist. LAist is us. And YOU are part of both.

Ballots of voters left off rosters to be counted by Friday

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It’s been over a week since a printing error left about 118,000 names off voter rolls in Los Angeles County during the primary election on June 5. Here's an update.

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New program unveiled to help LA kids learn to swim

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New 2028 Olympics funding inspires the creation of SwimLA, a program designed to teach kids to swim for little to no cost.

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Being a dad is awesome. And these LA dads are living proof.

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KPCC In Person recently held a conversation with a panel of men who shared their experiences of fatherhood. The ultimate takeaway: Being a dad is awesome and we should talk about that more.

Officials say 2018's fire season will compare to last year's

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California fire officials made their annual prediction for this year’s fire season on Thursday. Their forecast: it could be as bad as last year’s, which set historic records. This time, they want to be better prepared, and have asked for $100 million in this year's state budget for pay for more first responders, and equipment like helicopters and fire prediction mapping.

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