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13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Contractors Accused of Bilking Elderly Plead Not Guilty

Contractors Accused of Bilking Elderly Plead Not Guilty

Investigators have found victims in Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, Northridge and Sherman Oaks.
Metro to Study Converting Orange Line Busway into Light Rail

Metro to Study Converting Orange Line Busway into Light Rail

A fifth of the county's residents live in the valley, but only two of Metro's 80 rail stations are in the area.
Alert Issued for 2-Year-Old Girl Snatched at a Courthouse

Alert Issued for 2-Year-Old Girl Snatched at a Courthouse

The parents were seen taking Mariah Salguero. They may be headed to Arizona where they have family. There is no vehicle description.
Officials Call for Statewide Hit-and-Run Alert System

Officials Call for Statewide Hit-and-Run Alert System

The proposed "yellow alert" system -- similar to an Amber Alert -- would display suspects' license plate and vehicle info on digital highway boards soon after a serious or fatal hit-and-run
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Police Seeking Witnesses to Fatal Crash in North Hollywood; 2 Arrested

Police Seeking Witnesses to Fatal Crash in North Hollywood; 2 Arrested

After the hit-and-run, the suspected driver switched places with the passenger a half-mile down the road, police say.
Car Falls Off Side of 101 Freeway, Lands in Apartment Parking Lot

Car Falls Off Side of 101 Freeway, Lands in Apartment Parking Lot

There were no immediate reports that anyone was injured.
Police Find East Hollywood Assault Suspect in North Hollywood

Police Find East Hollywood Assault Suspect in North Hollywood

Christian Yniguez was arrested on the suspicion of attacking a woman in an apartment laundry room.
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Brew at the Zoo Is Back, Will You Be Sampling the Suds?

Brew at the Zoo Is Back, Will You Be Sampling the Suds?

Thirty local craft and microbreweries will be represented.
DWP Applauds State's Stance to Get Tough on Water Wasters

DWP Applauds State's Stance to Get Tough on Water Wasters

The drought regulations give local agencies the authority to fine those who waste water up to $500 a day. Los Angeles already has restrictions in place.
Judge Tentatively Rules Against City in Parking Ticket Lawsuit

Judge Tentatively Rules Against City in Parking Ticket Lawsuit

The city of Los Angeles improperly relies on a subcontractor to handle disputes over parking citations, Judge James Chalfant said.
Mayor Taps Assistant Chief Ralph Terrazas to Head Los Angeles Fire Department

Mayor Taps Assistant Chief Ralph Terrazas to Head Los Angeles Fire Department

Terrazas, a 30-year veteran of the LAFD, was chosen after a months-long nationwide search for a person to lead a department with more than 3,200 sworn firefighters and nearly 300 civilian em
Chief Beck Tries to Placate LAPD Rank-and-File in Face of Stalled Negotiations

Chief Beck Tries to Placate LAPD Rank-and-File in Face of Stalled Negotiations

The union that represents most of the officers last week rejected the city's offer.
Deputies Close Metro Red Line Station in North Hollywood

Deputies Close Metro Red Line Station in North Hollywood

The closure was prompted by an unspecified security issue.
Teachers Union in LAUSD to Get More Militant, Raises Possibility of a Strike

Teachers Union in LAUSD to Get More Militant, Raises Possibility of a Strike

Alex Caputo-Pearl framed his remarks around defining "social movement unionism," which he said is "explicit about fighting for racial and social justice."
LAPD: Rank-and-File Police Officers Reject City's Contract

LAPD: Rank-and-File Police Officers Reject City's Contract

"LAPD officers have spoken clearly," league President Tyler Izen said. "Their perspectives are consistent with those that we communicated at the bargaining table."