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A Note to Our Readers about Changes on Patch

A Note to Our Readers about Changes on Patch

What's new at Patch, and what's coming.

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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
UPDATED: House on Fire in Pacific Palisades

UPDATED: House on Fire in Pacific Palisades

Heavy fire, smoke is coming from the attic.
Coroner's Office IDs Pedestrian Killed Crossing PCH Saturday

Coroner's Office IDs Pedestrian Killed Crossing PCH Saturday

Anna Benitez of Los Angeles was not in a crosswalk when she attempted to cross the busy highway.
Headed North Monday? PCH Shutting Down at Kanan-Dume

Headed North Monday? PCH Shutting Down at Kanan-Dume

Drivers heading north from the Point Dume area will be detoured to Malibu Canyon Road, seven miles east.
UPDATED: Pedestrian Hit Crossing PCH, Highway Re-Opened

UPDATED: Pedestrian Hit Crossing PCH, Highway Re-Opened

UPDATE: The victim has died.
Injured Hiker Rescued in Pacific Palisades

Injured Hiker Rescued in Pacific Palisades

The woman was taken to the hospital in serious condition.
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.
Helicopter Rescues 2 Distressed Hikers in Pacific Palisades

Helicopter Rescues 2 Distressed Hikers in Pacific Palisades

The two women were taken to Marquez Elementary School for further evaluation but were released at the scene without serious injury.
Activists Pursue Initiative to Raise Minimum Wage in Los Angeles to $15/Hour

Activists Pursue Initiative to Raise Minimum Wage in Los Angeles to $15/Hour

If successful, they could get the measure before voters by next year.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

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.
LAPD Will No Longer Detain Suspects for Immigration Officials

LAPD Will No Longer Detain Suspects for Immigration Officials

The mayor said he wants the city to treat immigrants -- whether they are in the country legally or not -- with respect and dignity.
Councilman Proposes Spending $27M This Year to Repair Sidewalks

Councilman Proposes Spending $27M This Year to Repair Sidewalks

The funds are being made available as the city attempts to put a dent into a large backlog of broken sidewalks in Los Angeles.
City Council to Go After Companies, Bosses who Cheat Their Employees

City Council to Go After Companies, Bosses who Cheat Their Employees

Victims of wage theft would be able to report the violations to the city.
Los Angeles Looking into Ban on Large-Capacity Ammunition Clips

Los Angeles Looking into Ban on Large-Capacity Ammunition Clips

The sale and transfer of high-capacity clips is a crime in California, but people can still legally own them.
Pacific Palisades Man Goes to Washington to Talk about Trouble Youth, Mental Health

Pacific Palisades Man Goes to Washington to Talk about Trouble Youth, Mental Health

Jay Silverman is part of a delegation from the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs. He's bringing a parent's perspective.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.