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2 hrs ago | Patch.com

23 Arrests Made at Friday's Checkpoint, 1 for DUI

When Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies set up a DUI checkpoint, the net they cast catches a lot more than just suspected DUIs.

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Related Topix: Malibu, CA, Lost Hills, CA

6 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Largest greenway officially opens along the Los Angeles River

The headwaters of the mighty Los Angeles River once harbored a fenced-off service roads lined with graffiti, broken glass and trash.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Canoga Park, CA, Calabasas, CA, Bell, CA, Winnetka, CA

10 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Southland gas prices drop for 6th time in 7 days

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today for the sixth time in seven days, decreasing 1 cent to $4.141.

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Related Topix: Orange County, CA

14 hrs ago | WHAS11

Sandra Fluke seeks wider influence in California

The former Georgetown University law student who gained national attention for being denied a chance to testify in Congress for health plan contraception coverage - and then was subjected to degrading comments by radio host Rush Limbaugh - is hoping to make public policy of her own.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Georgetown University, Rush Limbaugh, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

19 hrs ago | Fox News

'Pillowcase Rapist' moved to home amid protests

The so-called "Pillowcase Rapist," who admitted to raping at least 40 women decades ago, was released from a mental hospital and moved into a California home Wednesday amid fierce opposition by prosecutors and the community.

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Related Topix: Lake Los Angeles, CA, Palmdale, CA

23 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Soledad prison inmate slips handcuffs, stabs prison guard in the head

A state prison guard in Soledad was stabbed in the back of the head Friday by an inmate who allegedly slipped out of his handcuffs and went at him with a handmade shank, a spokesman said.

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Related Topix: Soledad, CA, State Prisons, Prison, Salinas Valley State Prison

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Suspect jailed in fatal Montebello shooting

A suspect is behind bars in connection with the fatal shooting of a Montebello man earlier this month, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Montebello, CA, Pomona, CA

The New Zealand Herald

Blood clot led to grandmother's death on long-haul flight

A Dunedin woman on a long-haul flight to visit her daughter in Hawaii died from a condition associated with deep vein thrombosis.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Air New Zealand, Los Angeles, CA

Press-Telegram

Michelle Obama, Eric Garcetti to keynote Los Angeles veteransa conference

First Lady Michelle Obama will keynote an event Wednesday sponsored by the United Way aimed at calling attention to the problems facing veterans living in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama

The Fresno Bee

GOP leader asks Brown not to appeal teacher ruling

Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff, R-Diamond Bar, sent Brown a letter a day before the Democratic governor is scheduled to address a the American Federation of Teachers' national conference in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Diamond Bar, CA

WXLO-FM Worcester

Justin Bieber Must Pay Over 80 Grand, Complete Anger Management Program in Egg-Throwing Case

The singer's lawyer pleaded no contest today on his behalf before Los Angeles County Superior Court.

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Related Topix: Calabasas, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Butte County votes to increase mosquito funding

The estimated increase in cost to most households will be $9.69 a year, payable with the semiannual property taxes.

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Related Topix: Butte County, CA, San Gabriel, CA, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Madera, CA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Police arrest man accused of kicking police horse

A Silicon Valley success story turned sordid this week with the arrest of an upscale prostitute who allegedly left a Google executive dying on his yacht after shooting him up with a deadly hit of heroin.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, Rick Scott

San Bernardino County Sun

Growing fruits and vegetables with no soil? No problem a " just add water a " or air

Growing backyard fruits and vegetables used to mean clearing out a patch of land, preparing the soil, spending hours digging, planting, fertilizing, watering and then tending a garden for several months before reaping the reward of a crop.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home, Agriculture, Science, Laguna Beach, CA

The Modesto Bee

Rocky LA County cove searched for missing swimmer

Los Angeles County sheriff's spokeswoman Nicole Nishida says the search started again just after dawn Thursday at Abalone Cove in Rancho Palos Verdes.

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Related Topix: Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

Switched

Disabled Often Banned From Voting In Los Angeles County

At a time when election officials are struggling to convince more Americans to vote, advocates for the disabled say thousands of people with autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy and other intellectual or developmental disabilities have been systematically denied that basic right in the nation's largest county.

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CBS Local

Bank Employee Arrested For Allegedly Stealing $24,000 From Customers

A Valencia bank employee faced possible felony charges Wednesday for allegedly stealing more than $24,000 from two customers, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Valencia, CA, Newhall, CA

NBC Chicago

"Pillowcase Rapist" Released in CA

Video from his arrival shows him walking to the door as neighbors yell, "Be afraid! Be very afraid! Because we won't let you scare us! We want you out! Get out!" Residents of Palmdale are not happy about a judge releasing Christopher Hubbart, also known as the pillowcase rapist, to Palmdale.

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Related Topix: Palmdale, CA, Lake Los Angeles, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Santa Clara County, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Gawker

Weird Shit Is Happening With Katt Williams Again

Comedian Katt Williams has more or less been out of the news for a while, which is a good thing because when he is in the news it usually involves him fleeing from police on an ATV or fighting his fans .

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Weird

ABC News

Serial Rapist Is Released to Los Angeles County

The Los Angeles County district attorney's office says 63-year-old Christopher Hubbart was released Wednesday from Coalinga State Hospital to an unincorporated area of the county near Palmdale.

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Related Topix: Palmdale, CA

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