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‘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 »

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 »

AIDS, Tenant Organizations March in Kingdom Day Parade

Los Angeles Councilman Curren D. Price Jr. today served as grand marshal of the 31st annual Kingdom Day Parade, whose theme is “Our Work Is Not Yet Done.” What... Read more »

Walmart Closes Seven SoCal Locations

Seven Walmart stores in Southern California will be among 269 locations closed across the globe as part of a company-wide restructing, the discount retailer announced... Read more »

Exide, Porter Ranch: A Double Standard

The complaints of headaches, bloody noses and asthma by Porter Ranch residents sound all to familiar to eastside activists who’ve spent years fighting their own... Read more »

Shrinking Debs Pond Worries Park Visitors

What started as a routine maintenance check up at Ernest E. Debs Park in Montecito Heights turned into a worrying issue for area residents and frequent park visitors... Read more »

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