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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.

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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Sgt. Killed By Friendly Fire At Borderline Shooting

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The bullet that killed Ventura County sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus was fired by a California Highway Patrol officer who responded with him.

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Rain, mud, and car tire-sized boulders flood Malibu streets

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The Woolsey burn area saw four inches of rain, causing street closures and even rescues from stranded vehicles. But officials say the next storm could be worse.

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SoCal Edison replaces 1000 power poles after Woolsey Fire

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Southern California Edison is still finding new damage to its grid in Malibu after the Woolsey Fire, but it's started restoring the problems it's found so far.

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