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Governor Signs Bill Allowing Dogs in Outdoor Restaurants

Governor Signs Bill Allowing Dogs in Outdoor Restaurants

"Bone-appétit," says Assemblymember Mariko Yamada, sponsor of the bill which becomes law in January.
Legislature Approves Community Colleges Giving 4-Year Degrees

Legislature Approves Community Colleges Giving 4-Year Degrees

The measure would allow the schools to offer the four-year degrees when a local workforce need for college graduates can be shown.
Almond, Peanut Butters Recalled Because of Salmonella Fears

Almond, Peanut Butters Recalled Because of Salmonella Fears

The goods in question were sold at Whole Foods, Kroger, and Trader Joe's.
Back to School: 5 Easy School Lunch Ideas That Are Healthy, Too

Back to School: 5 Easy School Lunch Ideas That Are Healthy, Too

Colorful and bite-size fresh fruit and veggies are not only fun to eat they are healthy – rich in anti-oxidants, nutrients and vitamins.
City Council Takes Organizer Money For Budweiser Fest at Grand Park

City Council Takes Organizer Money For Budweiser Fest at Grand Park

The Aug. 30-31 event, promoted by rap artist Jay Z and organized by Live Nation Worldwide Inc., will feature 30 musical acts.
Acting Out LAUSD Students Will Get Counseling, Not Detention

Acting Out LAUSD Students Will Get Counseling, Not Detention

The move was billed as a way to move the district away from punitive law enforcement.
Prison Contractor Settles With City Prisoners in Pay Dispute

Prison Contractor Settles With City Prisoners in Pay Dispute

A probe determined that Corrections Corp. of America violated federal contract and workplace safety laws by failing to pay prevailing wages.
Police Chief Vows to Fix Station Surveillance Cameras

Police Chief Vows to Fix Station Surveillance Cameras

The Office of the Inspector General Released a report calling the state of the cameras at stations inadequate; the chief said he will fix.
Rattlesnakes Without Rattles Born at L.A. Zoo

Rattlesnakes Without Rattles Born at L.A. Zoo

Baby Rattlers Are Latest Additions at the Los Angeles Zoo.
L.A. Police Station Surveillance Cameras Inadequate, Watchdog Says

L.A. Police Station Surveillance Cameras Inadequate, Watchdog Says

Lack of video footage has hampered investigations of deaths that occurred in Los Angeles police stations.
Who is Your Everyday Hero?

Who is Your Everyday Hero?

Nominate a coach, mentor or teacher who made a difference in your life to win a prize package from Patch.
Albertson's Reports Hacker May Have Compromised Shoppers' Private Information

Albertson's Reports Hacker May Have Compromised Shoppers' Private Information

However, further investigation may widen the timeframe in which customers’ private information was exposed, according to a press release.
Support Troops by Donating Your Unused Phones in Eagle Rock

Support Troops by Donating Your Unused Phones in Eagle Rock

Phones can be donated to 'Cell Phones For Soldiers' at several locations.
If Your Polling Place Offered Lottery Prizes, Would You Be More Likely to Vote?

If Your Polling Place Offered Lottery Prizes, Would You Be More Likely to Vote?

The city Ethics Commission suggested today that the City Council may want to explore the idea of a lottery, maybe 100 prizes of $1,000.
Senate Getting Bill on $400 Million Filmmaker Tax Breaks

Senate Getting Bill on $400 Million Filmmaker Tax Breaks

A vote by the full Senate is expected by the end of the legislative session on Aug. 31.
Mayor Hopes to Get More Cash For Film Tax Breaks

Mayor Hopes to Get More Cash For Film Tax Breaks

Garcetti and other mayors from around the state met with Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders to discuss the bill.
Cnet Offers Tech Tips For Returning Students

Cnet Offers Tech Tips For Returning Students

Stay computer savvy and learn optimum use of your machine.
LA Council to Pay $26 Million to Napping Sanitation Workers

LA Council to Pay $26 Million to Napping Sanitation Workers

The amount settles a 2006 lawsuit brought on behalf of 1,074 current and former Bureau of Sanitation drivers.
Salary Increases in Store For Officers Hired During 5-Year Pay Reduction

Salary Increases in Store For Officers Hired During 5-Year Pay Reduction

The affected officers joined the Los Angeles Police Department after the city reduced starting salaries by about 20 percent during a crunch.
Los Angeles Children's Chorus Announces Fall, Winter Program

Los Angeles Children's Chorus Announces Fall, Winter Program

Choir’s 29th Season is Entitled “Celebrating American Song...California and Beyond,” spotlighting music by American composers.