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Exide: After Long Delay, State Moves to Speed Cleaning of Homes With Highest Levels of Lead

State environmental regulators issued guidelines Thursday that will allow expedited cleanups of high-risk homes near the shuttered Exide Technologies battery-recycling... Read more »

Economic Study Finds $11 Billion Upside to 2014 Olympic Games

Hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics could increase Los Angeles’ economic output by up to $11.2 billion, according to a study released Monday. “In 1984, Los Angeles... Read more »

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New State Law Makes it Tougher to Seize a Suspect’s Assets

For nearly two decades, law enforcement agencies across the state have been supplementing their budgets by seizing cars, jewelry and other property when they make... Read more »

Teen Killed in East L.A. Shooting

Authorities Monday identified a 16-year-old boy killed in an apparent-gang-related shooting in East Los Angeles. The shooting occurred at 2:40 a.m. Sunday in the... Read more »

LAUSD Sticks to Current School Calendar

The Los Angeles Unified School District’s Board of Education Tuesday approved an instructional calendar for the 2017-18 school year that closely resembles the... Read more »

County Appoints New Public Health Director

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors appointed a new public health director Tuesday with more than 25 years of relevant experience, including as a senior... Read more »

Los Angeles City Council Introduces Campaign Finance Reform

Four Los Angeles City Council members Tuesday introduced a motion on campaign finance reform that proposes banning developer contributions to city elected officials... Read more »

SCE Offering $1.2 Million in College Scholarships For Local Seniors

High school seniors with an interest in majoring in STEM — science, technology, engineering, math — fields at four-year colleges and universities have a Feb.... Read more »

Supervisors Establish Office of Immigrant Affairs

Immigrant rights advocates faced off with anti-immigrant groups Tuesday outside the county Hall of Administration, trying to shout each other down, before the Board... Read more »

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