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  • San Francisco tries 'shaming' building owners on quake reinforcement

    San Francisco tries 'shaming' building owners on quake reinforcement
    Cities across California are struggling with how to convince property owners to retrofit buildings at risk of collapse during a major earthquake. San Francisco this week is using an unusual tactic: trying to publicly shame building owners into shoring...
  • California broadens autism therapy coverage for children on Medi-Cal

    California children enrolled in public healthcare will regain access to an expensive form of autism therapy after the state Monday became the first in the country to comply with new federal guidelines. The therapy, called applied behavior analysis,...
  • County child welfare officials saw 'no red flags' before boy, 2, died

    Los Angeles County child welfare officials saw "no red flags" that might have alerted them to the impending death of 2-year-old Josue-Rey Maldonado last month. At the time, the Signal Hill toddler had been under the supervision of the county's...
  • Kuehl, Shriver to meet in debate for final push in supervisor's race

     Kuehl, Shriver to meet in debate for final push in supervisor's race
    Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver face off Tuesday in a debate launching their final push to replace termed-out Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky in November. Although Kuehl held a comfortable edge over Shriver in the June primary, political...
  • Power grid and patience are strained as heat wave continues

    Power grid and patience are strained as heat wave continues
    Across Southern California, the unrelenting heat wave tested both emotions and the region's power grid. In northeast Los Angeles, students walked out of class when the air conditioning went out. Across town, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power...
  • L.A.'s DWP managers agree to undergo formal evaluations

    L.A.'s DWP managers agree to undergo formal evaluations
    Hundreds of managers in the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power are agreeing to formal, annual evaluations as part of a new pact with the utility — a groundbreaking move for an agency long targeted for reform. Requiring such evaluations...
  • Another L.A. County sheriff's deputy is convicted in jail abuse scandal

    Another L.A. County sheriff's deputy is convicted in jail abuse scandal
    A federal jury on Tuesday convicted a seventh sheriff's deputy of obstructing a federal civil-rights investigation into excessive force and corruption inside the Los Angeles County jails, delivering a victory to prosecutors as they continue their probe...
  • USAID is incubating start-ups to tackle poverty problems

    With his nifty PowerPoint slides and carefully crafted pitch, Yashraj Khaitan might be mistaken for any other fast-talking, code-savvy Bay Area millennial boasting that he has hit on the idea to solve a vexing world problem. Yet, in Khaitan's case, some...
  • MTA bus and train fares to rise Monday

    MTA bus and train fares to rise Monday
    Commuters will start paying more this week to board buses and trains operated by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which is raising fares Monday morning for the first time in four years. At 12:01 a.m. Monday, one-way Metro...
  • Pasadena repurposes parking meters to collect change for homeless

    Pasadena repurposes parking meters to collect change for homeless
    It's a quandary faced by anyone who's been asked for money by a homeless person: Will my spare change stave off hunger or support an addiction? Pasadena is now testing an alternative to giving to the panhandler. Fourteen repurposed parking meters...
  • Only 1 in 4 likely voters can identify Gov. Jerry Brown's opponent

    Just two months before election day, Gov. Jerry Brown holds a commanding lead in his bid for an unprecedented fourth term — and only one in four likely California voters can even identify his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, according to a...