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  • Newborn Boy Found Abandoned in Shoebox

    Newborn Boy Found Abandoned in Shoebox
    LOS ANGELES -- Firefighters in Paramount recently returned from a routine emergency call and found a newborn abandoned inside a shoebox at the front door of their fire station. It happened just before noon last Friday at L.A. County Fire Station 31....
  • Police Bust Major Meth Ring in SoCal

    Police Bust Major Meth Ring in SoCal
    LOS ANGELES – Authorities have busted a major methamphetamine ring that officials say was responsible for smuggling 200 pounds of meth into Southern California from Mexico every month. Ten people are under arrest. The "Don Chuy Drug Trafficking...
  • Man Charged With Molesting Children at Local Library

    Man Charged With Molesting Children at Local Library
    DOWNEY, Calif. -- Police have arrested a man suspected of molesting children at the Downey City Library. Daniel Ignacio Gil, 28, of Bell Gardens is charged with committing lewd acts on children. Downey police say a 9-year-old girl told her mother she...
  • A onetime aerospace town that's made a soft landing

    Downey and aviation go together like Hollywood and motion pictures. The 12.5-square-mile city, now home to 111,000 residents ensconced in orange- and palm tree-lined neighborhoods, was a major hub of the aerospace industry from the 1930s until the end...
  • Bridges Remain Key Quake Risk

    Although the state has made great strides in protecting its own bridges from earthquakes, hundreds of bridges maintained by cities and counties across California remain unfixed. A Times review of state and county records found that nearly 600 bridges and...
  • Finding comfort and joy at San Diego's Hotel Del

    For most people, the holiday season is a time to stay home, snug, warm and surrounded by the familiar. Lately, though, I've traveled in December. Last year it was a German Christmas market cruise on the Rhine River; the year before that, I visited New...