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  • Visitors, colleagues pay respects to Newport Beach lifeguard who died

    Visitors, colleagues pay respects to Newport Beach lifeguard who died
    The waters were rough, but the day was warm and cloudless in Newport Beach, a summer Monday like so many others, taken in by countless beachgoers — only interrupted here and there by scattered reminders that a day earlier a man charged with...
  • L.A. youths planting plum trees and more in Urban Fruit Trail project

    L.A. youths planting plum trees and more in Urban Fruit Trail project
    The decision was unanimous: The plum tree needed a name. "Bob Pastolio!" yelled Maria Flor, a sixth-grader from West Hollywood. "Yeah," said Max Oppenheimer, 12, of Los Feliz. "For short, we'll call him Bob." The students spent a recent Wednesday...
  • Richard Alarcon's perjury and voter fraud trial to resume this week

    Richard Alarcon's perjury and voter fraud trial to resume this week
    In his ongoing perjury and voter fraud trial, former Los Angeles Councilman Richard Alarcon is seeking to fend off two intertwined lines of attack by prosecutors: that he allegedly lived illegally outside his district and was a career politician who put...
  • Serial rapist's search for housing underscores challenges of release

     Serial rapist's search for housing underscores challenges of release
    Ending a 13-month ordeal to reintroduce him to society, a man who admitted sexually assaulting more than 40 women over about 12 years is scheduled to move this month into a small, white house in the blustery desert east of Palmdale. On a dirt road...
  • San Francisco is likely to approve Laura's Law mental health program

    San Francisco is likely to approve Laura's Law mental health program
    Family members of those who have suffered multiple mental health crises and refuse help or fail to stick with it are begging for a Laura's Law program — which could court-order the intractably ill into outpatient treatment. Police officers and...
  • John Duran endorses Bobby Shriver in L.A. County supervisor contest

    John Duran endorses Bobby Shriver in L.A. County supervisor contest
    West Hollywood City Council member John Duran, who finished third in the June primary for Los Angeles County Supervisor, formally endorsed second-place finisher Bobby Shriver on Tuesday. At a Shriver news conference, Duran said some in the gay and...
  • El Rancho schools don't wait on state, adopt ethnic-studies curriculum

    El Rancho schools don't wait on state, adopt ethnic-studies curriculum
    While some California legislators hope to implement a statewide ethnic-studies curriculum in coming years, one school district has decided not to wait. For students at El Rancho High School in Pico Rivera, ethnic studies are now required. The El...
  • Deputy in Mel Gibson DUI arrest fights to be reinstated

    The night movie star Mel Gibson was arrested for drunk driving in Malibu turned out to be devastating for the Oscar-winning director. His anti-Semitic tirade aimed at the Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who stopped him made worldwide headlines. Amid...
  • Drought threatens future of center for developmentally disabled

     Drought threatens future of center for developmentally disabled
    Julie Hill was born with a captivating smile and a sense of wonder. She was also born with developmental disabilities and beset with orthopedic struggles that required numerous surgeries. Her father likes to say that he was blessed with an eternal 5-year-...
  • LAPD stops honoring some federal immigration detention requests

     LAPD stops honoring some federal immigration detention requests
    The Los Angeles Police Department is no longer heeding federal immigration requests to hold inmates who might be deportable past their jail terms unless a judge has vetted the request, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday alongside a cheering crowd of...
  • Freeway incident raises questions on how police interact with public

    Marlene Pinnock is a mother of two who once studied bookkeeping and accounting. But her life has not been simple. She was known as a sweet, friendly presence by some who lived in a homeless encampment beneath an overpass where the 10 Freeway crosses...