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Panel Clears Way for DWP Power Rate Hike

The typical single-family household in Los Angeles could see its monthly electricity bill go up a total of $12 over five years under proposed electricity rate hikes... Read more »

Bell Gardens Walmart Closing

When a Walmart Neighborhood Market opened in Bell Gardens in 2012, a marching band led the grand opening ceremony. Local residents and city officials welcomed the... Read more »

‘Active Shooter’ Tests Vernon’s First Responders

Last Friday was not a typical day for Vernon police. “We have reports of gunshots at city hall.” said the 9-1-1 dispatcher. Police rush to the scene where they... Read more »

Legal Fees to Defend County Soar

Los Angeles County paid out $59 million in 2014-15 to cover its lawyers’ fees and costs — almost as much as the $60 million it paid to residents alleging excessive... Read more »

LAPD Union Blames Crime Spike on Beck

The union representing the rank-and-file in the Los Angeles Police Department unleashed a barely concealed attack on police Chief Charlie Beck Wednesday, linking... Read more »

L.A. Ends Tax Licensing of ‘Illegal Pot Shops’

The city will stop issuing new business tax certificates to medical marijuana dispensaries under an ordinance approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles City Council. Despite... Read more »

Court Overturns Alarcon’s Conviction

A state appeals court panel Wednesday reversed the convictions of former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife, Flora, who were charged with fraudulent... Read more »

Community Calendar: Jan. 21, 2016 – Jan. 27, 2016

Today, Thurs. Jan. 21 5-7pm—Commerce Veterans Resource Center Grand Opening. The center will focus on providing information to reintegrate California veterans... Read more »

Supreme Curt Decides to Review Obama’s Executive Orders on Immigration

Southland immigration advocates and elected officials today hailed the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to review a legal challenge that has stalled President... Read more »

Eagles’ Fan Mourn Passing of Glen Frey Dies

The music world suffered another major loss today with the death of Eagles co-founder and guitarist Glenn Frey at age 67. Frey died in New York from “complications... Read more »

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