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County Follows L.A.’s Lead: Raises Minimum Wage

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to incrementally raise the minimum wage in unincorporated areas over the next five years, reaching $15... Read more »

Special Olympics Arrive in L.A.

Seven thousand athletes from 165 countries, 2,000 coaches and thousands of volunteers and fans are getting ready to make history at the largest sports and humanitarian... Read more »

Special Olympics: Getting Around Town

When plans for the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles were first announced, there were dire predictions of massive traffic delays and citywide gridlock: neither... Read more »

LADWP Considers Tighter Watering Rules

A Los Angeles city panel called Tuesday for outdoor watering to be restricted to two days per week if the city fails to meet monthly goals for slashing water use... Read more »

First 2015 West Nile Death Reported

California State health officials Monday reported the first California death of the year caused by the unpredictable West Nile virus. The victim was an elderly resident... Read more »

Roosevelt Magnet School Honored

A high school in Boyle Heights earlier this month became the first school in California to receive national recognition for leveraging technology. The State Educational... Read more »

Late Dodger Outfielder Honored By Baseball Group

Former Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Glenn Burke was among three men posthumously inducted into the Baseball Reliquary’s Shrine of the Eternals Sunday in a ceremony... Read more »

Report: California 38th in Nation in Kids’ Well-Being

California is ranked 38th in the nation in overall child well-being, according to the Kids Count Data Book, released last week by the nonprofit Annie E. Casey Foundation. Researchers... Read more »

Fire Damages East L.A. Business

 A fire damaged a commercial building in East Los Angeles Wednesday, authorities said. Firefighters sent to the 3900 block of Cesar Chavez Avenue at 5:56 a.m. extinguished... Read more »

Man Killed In Freeway ‘Fall’ Named

The coroner’s office Monday released the name of a man who dropped from an overpass and was struck by a vehicle on the Pasadena (110) Freeway in the Cypress Park... Read more »

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