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LA County opens new parking lot to homeless to sleep overnight

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| The Board of Supervisors is expanding the county's participation in Safe Parking LA, a nonprofit that finds lots for people to park while they sleep in their cars.

3 killed, 4 injured in Torrance bowling alley shooting

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Witnesses say shots were fired after a fight broke out in Gable House Bowl late Friday night. Police have made no arrests or named any suspects so far.

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Water Main Break Floods South LA Streets, Forces Evacuations

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40 people had to flee their homes and 75 are without water while LADWP fixes the break. The pipe was nearly 100 years old, as are most of them in the area.

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The Rose Parade is in Two Weeks. Here's What you Should Know

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The Rose Parade is less than two weeks away. So officials held a press conference to talk about the latest in public safety tips.

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High Surf Shuts Down Ventura Pier, But Surfers Go Out Anyway

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The 15 foot swells were enough to break pylons and force the pier to close. An offshore storm's winds brought the kind of waves that only come once every few years.

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Fire victims can get debris removal, but many don't know it

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It's at no out-of-pocket cost to homeowners, but many don't know the service is being offered. And the deadline to participate is fast approaching.

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Head of sheriff oversight panel wants to know about secret cliques

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The head of the civilian commission that oversees the L.A. County Sheriff's Department says in 2019 the panel will focus on use of force, discipline, deputy behavior in the jails and investigations into reports that some deputies are still participating in secret cliques identified by tattoos.

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The rain is gone, but Malibu's not out of the woods yet

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Miles of Malibu roads and hiking trails are still closed. Even though the skies are blue now, there's still rocks and dirt coming loose and spilling into paths.

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