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Critical fire danger anticipated for Fourth of July

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| High winds, high temperatures, and low humidity are in the forecast this week. That makes for a critical wildfire risk over the Fourth of July.

Interfaith leaders gather in wake of SCOTUS travel ban ruling

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Following the Supreme Court ruling upholding the Trump administration travel ban, local interfaith and civic leaders met to show their support for Muslims.

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Metro rail approved for the San Fernando Valley

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The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to build a 14-stop rail between Van Nuys and San Fernando. The nine-mile line is set to open by 2027.

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Irvine says it's pulling out of regional fire service

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The city has long complained about paying more than its fair share for fire and emergency services. The OC Fire Authority says it hopes to convince them to stay.

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At one Korean church in LA, drug addicts find a home

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In the Korean-American community, where stigma attaches to substance abuse, a Westlake church ministers to those fighting addiction.

Information sharing raises red flag for immigrant advocates

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The federal Office of Refugee Resettlement will provide immigration officials with information on sponsors who could take in children separated from their parents at the border.

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Court orders government to reunite families by deadlines

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A federal judge in San Diego on Tuesday directed the Trump administration to reunite migrant families who have been separated at the border within 30 days.

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21 of the best things to do this weekend in Southern California

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Hang with the meerkats at LA Zoo's "Roaring Nights," catch free music at Levitt Pavilion or Chinatown Summer Nights, nosh on crawfish and Cajun food, drink beer in a cemetery and more. It's the freakin' weekend.

Is USC driving up rents in Boyle Heights?

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Residents of Boyle Heights say expansion plans at the adjacent USC Health Sciences Campus are driving up rents and fueling gentrification.

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