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Bid to Split California into 6 States Fails to Qualify for Ballot

Bid to Split California into 6 States Fails to Qualify for Ballot

Venture capitalist Tim Draper isn't ready to give up, though.
Obama Returning to L.A. in October to Fundraise

Obama Returning to L.A. in October to Fundraise

He'll be headed to the Westside house of actress Gwyneth Paltrow, a longtime supporter of the president's.
Heat Wave Sends Temperatures 15-20 Degrees Above Normal

Heat Wave Sends Temperatures 15-20 Degrees Above Normal

Saturday will be worse and Sunday will be even worse than that.
LAPD Rank-and-File at an Impasse with Management over Salary

LAPD Rank-and-File at an Impasse with Management over Salary

A union statement acknowledges the move is "highly unusual" but blames the city for a “lack of good faith bargaining.”
Poor Road Conditions Are Costing You

Poor Road Conditions Are Costing You

Poor road and bridge conditions in the state cost drivers a total of $44 billion a year across the state, but roadways in L.A. are the worst
California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

The recovery is "painfully plodding," and the state is still performing below its potential in employment and output, according to UCLA.
5 BMWs Burn at Westside Dealership; Arson Suspect Arrested

5 BMWs Burn at Westside Dealership; Arson Suspect Arrested

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Authorities believe the luxury cars were set on fire around 10:30 Wednesday night.
It's Only Just Begun to Get Hot

It's Only Just Begun to Get Hot

More scorching weather is heading to the Southland this weekend, with triple-digit heat anticipated in some areas.
DWP Bringing Back Saturday Customer Service Hours for Next 4 Weeks

DWP Bringing Back Saturday Customer Service Hours for Next 4 Weeks

Customer service representatives will take payments, process service requests, answer billing questions and resolve any billing problems.
'Yes Means Yes' Bill Headed to Governor's Desk

'Yes Means Yes' Bill Headed to Governor's Desk

The governor has until Sept. 30 to veto the bill or sign it.
Fingerprint Analysis in LAPD Backlogged, Delaying Cases

Fingerprint Analysis in LAPD Backlogged, Delaying Cases

The backlog has more than doubled in the last two years. Victims of thousands of burglaries, thefts and other property crimes wait.
L.A. City Councilmen Urge Feds to End Ban on Blood Donated by Men who Had Sex with Other Men

L.A. City Councilmen Urge Feds to End Ban on Blood Donated by Men who Had Sex with Other Men

The restriction was put in place in 1983 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration when there was no way of testing for HIV in blood or plasm
Police Cruiser Collides with Car; Officer Hurt

Police Cruiser Collides with Car; Officer Hurt

The accident happened at Bundy Drive and Santa Monica Boulevard.
College Rankings: SoCal Has Three of the Tops

College Rankings: SoCal Has Three of the Tops

UCLA tied for 23rd with University of Virginia and USC tied for 25th with Carnegie Mellon.
Fire Department Giving Away Smoke Detectors, Did You Get Yours?

Fire Department Giving Away Smoke Detectors, Did You Get Yours?

Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas wants to educate more Angelenos about fire safety.
Young Police Officer Set to Start Patrolling West L.A. Dies in Crash

Young Police Officer Set to Start Patrolling West L.A. Dies in Crash

Erick Alcaraz, a resident of Carson, was pronounced dead moments after the 5 p.m. crash in Torrance.
New Law Will Change the Way You Drive Around Cyclists

New Law Will Change the Way You Drive Around Cyclists

Starting Sept. 16, a new law seeks to keep cyclists, young and old, safe on the road.
L.A.'s Credit Rating Improves, Makes Borrowing Money Cheaper

L.A.'s Credit Rating Improves, Makes Borrowing Money Cheaper

The agency’s revision of the city’s bonds outlook is recognition of the city’s “prudent budgeting," says Mayor Eric Garcetti.
Photographer Donates 95 Iconic Celebrity Pics to Veterans Home in West L.A.

Photographer Donates 95 Iconic Celebrity Pics to Veterans Home in West L.A.

Besides James Dean, the center will receive portraits of Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, John Wayne, Marlon Brando and more.
Black UCLA Employee Accuses Campus Police of Racial Profiling

Black UCLA Employee Accuses Campus Police of Racial Profiling

Claudius E. Gaines III was arrested on suspicion of obstruction and resisting arrest. His lawyer said police had no reason to stop his truck