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Rain, cooler temperatures move through LA after record heat

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| It's a dramatic swing from last Thursday, when downtown LA marked 91 degrees — the warmest for a Thanksgiving Day since the weather service began keeping records in 1877.

Why your online shopping clogs roads and what to do about it

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Growing e-commerce is adding more delivery trucks to the roads and more cardboard boxes in the trash. We've got tips on how to minimize the impact.

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How do those ice rinks stay frozen under the blistering SoCal sun?

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It's not the high temperatures that are a problem. It's the combo of sun and wind.

$27 million later, the LA Snowpack Emergency of 2017 is over

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Near-record snowpack in the Eastern Sierra produced a lot of extra water — and the city had to act fast to keep it from flooding roads up north.

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San Clemente considers relaxing rules on short-term rentals

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The city is being forced to backtrack on harsh restrictions passed in 2016 because of a lawsuit filed by short-term rental owners.

Effort to recall Bonin must start again after missed deadline

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After a filing mistake, the campaign to recall L.A. City Councilman Mike Bonin will need to restart before it can collect signatures to get the proposal on the ballot.

Even Rose Parade floats can’t afford to live in Pasadena

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The 2018 floats have been built in Irwindale and Azusa and a handful of other locations outside Pasadena due to real estate prices and safety issues.

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How to avoid having that awkward conversation at Thanksgiving

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If no amount of polite or impolite conversation will ever get your family members to see eye to eye on hot-button topics, we have a handy guide for you.

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If California's gas tax is repealed, what would happen?

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Those who want to roll back a new state gas tax and vehicle fees can start collecting signatures to get their measure on the ballot.

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