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  1. Which South Bay cities grew the most in population in 2014?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Daily Breeze

    Los Angeles County's population grew by 0.8 percent to more than 10.13 million last year, while South Bay cities remained fairly static in growth, the state Department of Finance reports. According to state figures released Friday, Los Angeles County's population on Jan. 1 was 10,136,559.

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  2. Hawthorne woman gets 6 1/2 years in prison for Medicare fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Daily Breeze

    A Hawthorne woman was sentenced to 6 1/2 years in federal prison for running a company that submitted than $7 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare, primarily for power wheelchairs that patients did not need. Adeline Ekwebelem, 51, was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles.

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  3. Erin Brockovich lends support to water quality fight in GardenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Daily Breeze

    Activist Erin Brockovich speaks to residents concerned about their water quality in Gardena, CA on Thursday, April 30, 2015. Residents in Gardena, Lawndale and Hawthorne who get their water from Golden State Water Co.

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  4. Tesla charges into home battery market despite challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Daily Breeze

    FOSTER CITY, Calif. >> Tesla CEO Elon Musk is trying to steer his electric car company's battery technology into homes and businesses as part of an elaborate plan to reshape the power grid with millions of small power plants made of solar panels on roofs and batteries in garages.

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  5. Former Long Beach chief Anthony Batts now contends with Baltimore unrest over police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Daily Breeze

    The circumstances are different, but Gray and Byrd both died in controversial circumstances involving police officers. In Baltimore, Gray's death while in police custody has incited protests and riots that have gripped the nation's attention these past days.

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  6. L.A. Galaxy see promise in Bradford Jamieson, but preach patienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Daily Breeze

    At age 18 and in just his second MLS start, Galaxy striker Bradford Jamieson IV supplied the sort of fleeting lightning-in-a-bottle moment that at once captures the essence of the game and hints at the rich promise of percolating potential with his first goal at that level. The strike Sunday against the New York Red Bulls was special, not because it gave the native Angeleno the distinction of becoming the second-youngest Galaxy player ever to score in MLS, but for the manner in which Jamieson almost single-handedly created and finished a chance that exuded confidence and class.

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  7. Hawthorne mother frustrated with perceived lack of interest in solving sona s murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Daily Breeze

    Emily Gonzales stands in front of a photo collage of her son Andrew at her home in Inglewood, CA. Wednesday February 4, 2015.

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  8. Hawthorne residents protest Mayor Chris Browna s expenses; City Council cancels meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Daily Breeze

    Amie Shepard protests in front of Hawthorne City Hall demanding the resignation of Mayor Chris Brown. April 28, 2015.

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  9. Driver of car involved in Hawthorne slaying pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Daily Breeze

    A 24-year-old man who was driving a car involved in the slaying of a woman in Hawthorne pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murdering her and attempting to kill her son. Stanley Ross White III of Bloomington, Calif., entered his plea to single counts of murder and attempted murder during his arraignment at the Airport courthouse.

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  10. Man charged with carjacking cabs at LAX, leading chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Daily Breeze

    A man suspected of carjacking a taxicab near Los Angeles International Airport and leading police on a televised two-hour chase through Inglewood, Hawthorne and South Los Angeles was charged Tuesday with crimes that could possibly send him to prison for life. In Friday's crime, Bogar allegedly carjacked a lime green taxi at a hotel at 9620 Airport Blvd. in Westchester.

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  11. Suspect carjacker leads police on chase through South Bay and Los Angeles in green taxicabRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Daily Breeze

    A man allegedly carjacked a lime green Toyota Prius taxicab at gunpoint Friday and then led police on a looping, mostly slow-speed two-hour chase through the South Bay and South Los Angeles before armored SUVs were used to disable the car and corner the suspect. The chase began about 1:25 p.m. in the 4000 block of Cimarron Street in Los Angeles and ended at 3:25 p.m. at the intersection of 103rd and Alameda streets in Watts, when a police sport utility vehicle executed a precision intervention technique maneuver that sent the Prius into a spin before it was pinned by three police SWAT vehicles, two of them armored.

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  12. Man who allegedly carjacked taxicab at gunpoint, led police on chase, arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Daily Breeze

    LOS ANGELES >> A man allegedly carjacked a lime green Toyota Prius taxicab at gunpoint Friday and then led police on a looping, mostly slow-speed two-hour chase through South Los Angeles and surrounding communities before armored SUVs were used to disable the car and corner the suspect. The chase began about 1:25 p.m. in the 4000 block of Cimarron Avenue and ended at 3:25 at the intersection of 103rd and Alameda streets, when a police SUV executed a PIT maneuver that sent the Prius into a spin before it was pinned by three police SUVs.

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  13. Torrance, Inglewood and Hawthorne targeted for 20 percent cutbacks in water consumptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Daily Breeze

    A home with swimming pool is near a hillside Thursday in Altadena. Gov. Jerry Brown last week ordered a mandatory 25 percent overall cutback in water use by cities and towns, but not farms, in the most sweeping drought measure in state history.

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  14. Hawthorne Mayor's DebtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | The Daily Breeze

    Hawthorne Mayor Chris Brown, twice the target of eviction orders after he quit paying rent to his landlords, also has dodged debts to a charter airline service based in the city and campaign consultants who helped get him elected in 2013, the Daily Breeze has learned. And at City Hall, Brown has been spending taxpayer funds freely during his 16 months in office, taking 30 trips around the country - some without documentation as to the purpose - and sneaking through a $20,541 remodel of his office, according to city officials and records obtained by the Breeze.

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  15. Hawthorne Mayor Chris Brown knows how to live a " on the taxpayersa dimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2013 | The Daily Breeze

    Voters may not have expected him to take quite so much business elsewhere - in the form of airline fares and hotel stays with expensive room service and restaurant/bar tabs. The city of Hawthorne has spent more than $22,000 in the past 16 months on Brown's airline and hotel bills, according to a Daily Breeze review of expense records.

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  16. Hawthorne mayor dodging other debtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | The Daily Breeze

    Hawthorne Mayor Chris Brown, twice the target of eviction orders after he quit paying rent to his landlords, also has allegedly dodged debts to a charter airline service based in the city and campaign consultants who helped get him elected in 2013, the Daily Breeze has learned. And at City Hall, Brown has been spending taxpayer funds freely during his 16 months in office, taking 30 trips around the country - some without documentation as to the purpose - and sneaking through a $20,541 remodel of his office, according to city officials and records obtained by the Breeze.

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  17. Torrance leads the way among South Bay cities in cutting water usageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | The Daily Breeze

    Several South Bay cities are taking a wait-and-see approach to the governor's order for mandatory 25 percent cuts in water consumption, but the city of Torrance is moving to tighten its restrictions as soon as next week. If the unprecedented plans are adopted in Torrance, sprinkler use on landscaping would be limited to 10 minutes a day - between 6 p.m. and 8 a.m. - two days a week.

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  18. Driver of car involved in fatal Hawthorne shooting charged with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | The Daily Breeze

    Prosecutors on Friday charged a 24-year-old man with murder in connection with a woman's slaying in Hawthorne . Stanley White, 24, drove the Cadillac that pulled up next to Denise Chiffon Berry's car on Kornblum Avenue near Rosecrans Avenue at 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday.

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  19. Driver killed in Hawthorne when van goes airborne, slams into poleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Daily Breeze

    A motorist was killed Thursday in Hawthorne when his speeding Toyota minivan was launched into the air, slammed into a traffic signal pole and burst into flames. The 10 a.m. crash occurred as the motorist drove east in the 4500 block of 135th Street at high speed.

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  20. Man killed in Hawthorne fatal crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | The Daily Breeze

    Authorities today identified a man killed when the vehicle he was driving crashed into a utility pole and caught fire in Hawthorne. The single-vehicle crash happened about 10 a.m. Thursday on Hawthorne Boulevard near Rosecrans Avenue, Hawthorne police Sgt.

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