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Surprise sewer break accelerates other repairs in the pipeline

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| The 87-year-old sewer that collapsed, sending millions of gallons of sewage into the L.A. River, failed two years before it was to be repaired.

Help name an LA Metro station

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L.A. Metro wants your input on what to name three new stations — but don't expect a repeat of the infamous "Boaty McBoatface" incident.

California's looming immigration showdown

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California is home to a long list of immigrant-friendly policies — many of which run counter to President-elect Donald Trump's views.

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Using old landfill sites to generate solar power

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There are thousands of acres of these abandoned landfills around Southern California. They're often a perfect location for alternative energy projects.

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Consumer advocates seek interest for overbilled DWP customers

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Consumer Watchdog says customers should get 4 to 10 percent interest on top of any refunds they received from a class-action lawsuit. DWP says it's not cost-effective.

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Culver City, Newport Beach to sue FAA over new flight paths

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The two cities will contest the environmental assessments that concluded the new flight routes would not significantly increase noise over homes.

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Torrance Refinery agrees on step to reduce flaring

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The refinery agrees in principle to upgrade its local power supply. That could keep it online during local blackouts, avoiding the need to flare off excess toxic gas.

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BMW's vision for future motorcycles: They won't crash

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The German vehicle maker says riders in the future will use motorcycles as an escape from the digital world

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