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County Unit to Review ‘Innocence’ Claims

Backed by roughly $1 million in county funding, District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced Monday the creation of a unit that will review wrongful conviction claims. Lacey... Read more »

Millions Expected to Hit the Road Over Holiday

More than 2.98 million Southern California residents are expected to travel over the Fourth of July weekend, up slightly from last year and the most in eight years,... Read more »

U.S. Flags Retired In Vernon Ceremony

There were hundreds of them: U.S. flags battered by years of exposure to sun and pollution, a far cry from the vibrant red, white and blue of their “Old Glory”... Read more »

Extreme Drought Adds Danger to Fourth of July

For more than two hundred years, Americans have been celebrating the 4th of July with parades, picnics and the exploding of bright and colorful fireworks in the... Read more »

Man Charged in Highland Park Hit and Run

A 21-year-old Los Angeles man was charged Tuesday with gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and hit-and-run driving for a crash that killed a bicyclist... Read more »

Family-Friendly Events to Celebrate 4th of July

Alhambra – Almansor Park 2-10pm?Carnival & Fireworks Show. Enjoy live music, food, carnival games & family activities. Fireworks show at 9pm. Park is located... Read more »

The Pope Needs to Go Even Further on the Environment

The message of Pope Francis on the environment is welcome, but he needs to go further. The pope showed tremendous courage and leadership on this issue. He will persuade... Read more »

U.S. Supreme Court to Take Up CA Union Dues Case

The Supreme Court of the United States said Tuesday it would hear a major challenge to California’s public unions and decide whether they may charge fees to non-members... Read more »

The Great and Needed Tension of Our Democracy

On July 4th, 1776, a new nation was created based on the idea of rule by the people. This was radical and the start point of a great experiment in social contracting... Read more »

Fireworks Raise Risk of Brush Fires and ER Trips

Dangerously dry hillsides from years of little rain has fire officials across the state worried that fireworks could spark a new round of wildfires, putting people,... Read more »

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