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County to Bring Property Tax Team into 21st Century

The Los Angeles County Assessor said Tuesday a four-year, $80 million overhaul of the department’s “1970s-era, mainframe, green screen” technology will improve... Read more »

Feds Strike Deal to Close Exide Permanently

Embattled Exide Technologies will permanently shut down its battery recycling plant in Vernon in a deal reached with federal authorities to avoid prosecution on... Read more »

DWP Billing Woes Costly to Ratepayers

The troubled rollout of the Department of Water and Power’s billing system, which resulted in some customers receiving wildly inflated bills and others receiving... Read more »

LAUSD Approves Pink Slips

In the face of a nearly $160 million budget deficit, the Los Angeles Unified School District board authorizing layoff warning notices Tuesday for 609 employees,... Read more »

Vitamin D Protects Against Colorectal Cancer

A new study by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators demonstrates that vitamin D can protect some people with colorectal cancer by perking up the immune system’s... Read more »

Man Stabbed to Death In Highland Park

Authorities today identified a man who was found stabbed to death in an alley in Highland Park. The body was discovered about 9:45 p.m. Sunday near Avenue 60 and... Read more »

Pedestrian Killed in Boyle Heights

A pedestrian died today after being struck by a big rig on a freeway transition road in Boyle Heights, the California Highway Patrol reported. The accident occurred... Read more »

Assemblywoman Garcia Nominated as “EMILY’s List Rising Star”

A national women’s political organization that has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for women candidates for office has nominated Assemblywoman Cristina... Read more »

Gas Rupture Prompts Street Closure in Commerce

A Southern California Gas Co. crew exposing a 2-inch service line in Commerce so it could repair a minor leak ended up causing a larger rupture today, prompting... Read more »

U.S. Women’s Soccer Team to Face Mexico In May

The U.S. women’s national soccer team will face Mexico at StubHub Center May 17 in its next-to-last game before the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The game will be... Read more »

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