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Proposal for rail corridor through Angeles National Forest draws fire

A recent proposal to study cutting a high-speed rail corridor through the Angeles National Forest is drawing fire from San Fernando Valley communities near the preserve's southwest boundary, the Los Angeles Times reported .


Related Topix: California High-Speed Rail, Sunland, CA, Tujunga, CA, Bell, CA, Burbank, CA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Los Angeles County Fair schedule for Saturday, August 30

The Los Angeles County Fair is celebrating its 92nd anniversary with one big party.



DA rejects charges against sheriff's deputy who killed cyclist

A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who was typing on a patrol car computer when he hit and killed a bicyclist in Calabasas last year will not be prosecuted, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said in a statement Thursday.


Related Topix: Calabasas, CA

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Three sex offenders arrested during San Gabriel Valley parole compliance sweep

The compliance checks were carried out between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. throughout the jurisdiction of the sheriff's Industry Station, which includes Industry, La Puente, La Habra Heights and nearby unincorporated county areas, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said in a written statement.


Related Topix: La Puente, CA, La Habra Heights, CA

LA Daily News

Shooting on 60 Freeway injures 2 motorcyclists in Boyle Heights

Two motorcyclists riding together were hospitalized in unknown condition after both were shot on the 60 Freeway in Boyle Heights, authorities said today.


Related Topix: East Los Angeles, CA

Star Tribune

Los Angeles County man whose 4 pit bulls mauled woman is found guilty of second-degree murder

A jury on Friday found a man guilty of murder after his pit bulls mauled a woman to death in a high desert town in California where residents said they carried rocks and guns for protection against packs of dogs.


Related Topix: Littlerock, CA

Pasadena Star-News

Los Angeles County Fair opens with a vintage plane flyover

The fair is celebrating its 92nd anniversary this year and the month-long event kicked off with a ribbon cutting ceremony in the newly expanded Farm, said Renee Hernandez, Fair spokeswoman.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Gov. Brown files appeal of teacher tenure ruling

California Gov. Jerry Brown late Friday appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for the state's teachers.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Education Etc., Autos

Pasadena Star-News

Los Angeles County reports first death of West Nile virus season

A San Fernando Valley man in his 60s is the first person in Los Angeles County to die from West Nile virus this season, the local department of public health announced Friday.


Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Cee Lo Green Pleads No Contest to Dosing Woman with Ecstasy

Cee Lo Green has pleaded no contest to secretly giving a woman the drug Ecstasy at a Los Angeles restaurant in the summer of 2012, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office announced on Friday.


Related Topix: Cee Lo Green, Hip-Hop, Drugs


Sheriffa s Department launches internal probe of distracted deputy...

Milton Olin Jr., an entertainment attorney and former Napster executive who was killed Dec. 8, 2013 after his bicycle was struck by a Los Angeles County Sheriff's patrol car.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Calabasas, CA

Los Angeles Times

Two women arrested in fatal beating of man at Metro Blue Line station

Two women have been arrested in connection with the beating death of a 65-year-old man on a Metro Blue Line train platform in June, authorities said Wednesday.


Related Topix: Willowbrook, CA

North Hollywood Man Charged with Trying to Kill a CHP Officer in High-Speed Chase

A pursuit suspect charged with trying to kill a peace officer for taking a U-turn and allegedly driving toward a California Highway Patrol officer remained jailed today while awaiting a Sept.


Related Topix: North-Hollywood, CA, Agoura Hills, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Redlands Daily Facts

Public cannot see extensive license plate database kept by LAPD, LASD, judge rules

LOS ANGELES >> A superior court judge blocked the release of a law enforcement database containing millions of Angelenos' license plates this week as the information could allow stalkers and criminals to track victims and police patrols, according to his ruling.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, ACLU

The Daily Breeze

5 new fried food bites, plus healthy options at the Los Angeles County Fair

At the Los Angeles County Fair in 2013, 25,000 deep-fried Oreos were devoured, as were 4,350 pounds of 10-Pound Buns and 12,000 bacon-wrapped pickles.


Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Recipes, Vegetables


Singer Ray J takes plea deal in battery case

Ray J Norwood pleaded no contest to trespassing to settle charges that he grabbed a woman's buttocks, smashed a police car window and spat on a cop, a prosecutor said Thursday.


Related Topix: Ray J, Black Entertainment, R-N-B, Kim Kardashian, Hot Chicks, Entertainment

Owner surrenders 15-year-old Pomeranian to busy animal control

"Sasha," a 15-year-old Pomeranian, had a family and a home until this week - but today, the elderly dog is just another homeless dog in need behind the bars of her kennel run at a busy animal control facility in southern California.


Related Topix: Carson, CA, Gardena, CA, August, CA

KMPH-TV Fresno

Body found in Lakewood freeway drainage well

Sheriff's homicide detectives are investigating the discovery of a body in a drainage well on a Los Angeles County freeway.


CBS Local

Suspected Serial Shooter To Appear In Court On Murder, Attempted Murder Charges

A Sylmar man suspected in the Sunday morning killings of three people in the San Fernando Valley was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on murder and attempted murder charges in separate shootings in the Pacoima area and West Hollywood.


Related Topix: Sylmar, CA, Pacoima, CA

Los Angeles Times

Man charged with murder says he didn't know his dogs could kill

Defendant Alex Donald Jackson listens to testimony at his trial in the death of a woman who was mauled by his pit bulls.


Related Topix: Littlerock, CA