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  • Voters to decide on local issues at Feb. 5 primary

    This election season, there is a new addition to the usual assortment of school bond measures, term limit propositions and fireworks proposals that often dominate local ballot questions: three cities -- including Los Angeles -- are asking voters to let...
  • Local measures

    Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District, Measure V: What it would do: Allow officials to borrow $46.2 million in construction bonds to build classrooms, a gymnasium and a media center, among other projects Who supports it: Citizens in Support of...
  • The milkman cometh

    The milkman cometh
    One of the hardest parts of Jim Pastor's job is convincing people that he exists: He's a milkman. "The reaction is always the same," Pastor said. "People say, 'Really? A milkman? Like in the old days?' They always have a hard time believing it."...
  • The sweet side of rhubarb

    WE PUT IN A NEW front yard a couple of weeks ago, complete with drought-tolerant plantings, decomposed granite walkways and a "water feature" (apparently, nobody says "fountain" anymore). Of course, there's an edible component: four raised vegetable...
  • Meet Your 'Survivor: Gabon' Castaways

    Who is more prepared for "Survivor" glory, an Olympic champion or a video game champion? That's one of the mysteries that will be answered this season on "Survivor: Gabon -- Earth's Last Eden." CBS announced the cast for the 17th "Survivor"...
  • Adjustable loans spur new worries

    The no-worries lending that inflated the housing bubble is resulting in a flood of soured option-ARM loans, adjustable-rate mortgages that allow borrowers to pay so little every month that their loan balances rise rather than fall, sometimes sharply....
  • Trout and catfish plants for Southern California and Eastern Sierra during the week beginning June 14

     
    Barring adverse weather, water or road conditions, the following is a list of Southern California and Eastern Sierra waters, listed by county, that will be stocked with rainbow trout and channel catfish throughout the week of June 14 by the......
  • Shelter dogs travel from California to Canada to find new homes thanks to Canadian philanthropist

     
    LOS ANGELES — Life after doggy death row was just a three-hour jet ride away for 60 pooches flown to Canada on Friday for adoption north of the border. Canadian philanthropist Jan Folk watched as the small dogs were loaded......
  • Dismayed by Bell city salaries, Downey removes city attorney

     
    Bell’s city attorney, Edward Lee, who served as legal counsel when the City Council approved lavish compensation packages for top administrators, was removed Thursday as city attorney for the neighboring city of Downey. Lee, a partner with the firm...
  • Letters to the editor

    Heroism is in eyes of the beholder Re " 'Hero' rings hollow," Opinion, Aug. 3 I have long felt that the term "hero" has become victim of the tendency by politicians to create jingoistic phrases that play well with the public. I was a reserve police...
  • Suspect Surrenders After Man Run Over, Dragged

    Suspect Surrenders After Man Run Over, Dragged
    DOWNEY -- A Norwalk man is behind bars accused of a fatal hit and run that began with a fight outside a Downey bar. Alex Copeland, 23, surrendered to detectives about 6:30 p.m. Monday, eighteen hours after the fight and vehicle attack outside the Shuttle...