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UCLA Study Targets Heavy Drinking and Suicides During Economic Downturns

Acute alcohol use is a risk factor for suicide among men during times of severe economic hardship, according to UCLA research findings released Tuesday. While economic... Read more »

Tight Control of Power Needed to Avoid Summer Outages

Power reserves will be adequate to keep lights on and air conditioners running during the hot summer months across California, according to a report released Wednesday... Read more »

Monterey Park Officer Accused of Sexual Assault

A Monterey Park police officer is scheduled to be arraigned today on charges of sexually assaulting or detaining three women while on duty, forcing each of them... Read more »

Homeless Man Shot in River Adjacent Encampment

A homeless man was shot twice Wednesday morning inside an encampment near the L.A. River, but the victim was not cooperating with authorities, police said. The shooting... Read more »

Stolen Trailer Found in Commerce

Police searched Tuesday for five men suspected of stealing thousands of Dell laptop computers worth as much as $4 million in an armed robbery at a warehouse in the... Read more »

New Parking Lot Opened at Plaza de la Raza

A new parking lot at the Plaza de la Raza Cultural Center was officially opened Saturday, in time for summer programming at the Lincoln Park community arts venue,... Read more »

County to Offer More Safe Havens for Exploited Children

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted last week to rebrand and expand its network of safe havens for victims of child sex trafficking. Supervisor Don... Read more »

County Delays Decision on Possible ‘Millionaire Tax’

The Board of Supervisors delayed a decision Tuesday on whether to press for a change to state law that would allow the county to put a “millionaire’s tax”... Read more »

Brown Orders Permanent Water Cuts

Southland residents will need to permanently curtail their water use under an order issued Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown that bans activities such as hosing off sidewalks... Read more »

L.A. Approves Amnesty Plan for Illegal Dwellings

The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to grant amnesty to existing illegal dwelling units at multi-family complexes as long as certain affordability requirements... Read more »

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