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  1. Honda settles discrimination claims with Justice DepartmentRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | My Mother Lode

    Honda has reached a settlement to resolve allegations that the company discriminated against minority car buyers by marking up interest rates on loans. Honda's settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice, which is subject to court approval, was filed Tuesday in federal court in Los Angeles.


  2. Vibrating, rollicking 4 D seats in theaters growingRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Mike Koenig sat back in his seat for a recent screening of "Mad Max: Fury Road." But this was no ordinary theater chair.


  3. LA port police chief indicted on corruption chargeRead the original story

    May 1, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    A federal grand jury indicted the police chief for the Port of Los Angeles in an alleged kickback and bribery scheme involving the development of a smartphone app that was supposed to help reduce port crime. Ronald Jerome Boyd, 57, was named in a 16-count indictment that alleged wire fraud, lying to FBI agents, tax evasion and failing to file federal corporate tax returns.


  4. Gas Prices Spiking UpwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    The average national price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline has jumped 13 cents in the past two weeks, and 17 cents in California. The latest Lundberg survey puts the average price at $2.58 nationwide, and $3.23 in California.


  5. SC paper wins Pulitzer for reporting on domestic abuseRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina, won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for an examination of the deadly toll of domestic abuse, while The New York Times collected three awards and the Los Angeles Times two. The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal both won investigative reporting prizes, the Times for an examination of lobbyists' influence on state attorneys general, the Journal for a project that shed new light on Medicare payments.


  6. Wrestling coach accused of molesting 25 students on teamRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    A high school wrestling coach in Southern California has been arrested on suspicion of molesting 25 students on his team. The Los Angeles Times reports Thomas Snider turned himself in Wednesday to Torrance police, who have been investigating allegations against the 47-year-old for several months.


  7. EPA begins testing air in homes near former dumping sitesRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is testing the air inside dozens of Los Angeles County homes near two of the nation's worst chemical dumping sites. The tests started last month were prompted by worries that the pollutants could be evaporating through the soil and into homes, putting residents at risk.


  8. Gas price jumps 20 cents in two days in SonoraRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    The picture to the left says it all. The side-by-side pictures were taken today and Wednesday showing a 20 cent hike in the price in just two days at a local gas station.


  9. ARRAY(0x1253a340)Read the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    A Clark County grand jury has indicted four suspects on fraud and racketeering charges in an alleged scheme to bilk health insurance companies out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt says 36-year-old Shy Shalom Zoulay of Las Vegas is among those named in last week's 65-count indictment.


  10. Man shot by LA area campus police will surviveRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    A former student who was shot after pointing a fake gun at police at a Los Angeles-area college may have been attempting "suicide-by-cop." The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says 18-year-old Peyton Dingman remains hospitalized Friday in critical condition but he's expected to survive.


  11. College police shoot, wound armed man in parking garageRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Authorities say a pair of campus police officers shot and killed a suspect who pointed a gun at them in a parking garage on a Southern California community college campus. El Camino College police chief Michael Trevis says the suspect had called police Thursday to say he was holding a hostage in the parking garage at the campus in Torrance.


  12. FBI trying to identify '2 guys and a girl bandits'Read the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Authorities are trying to identify a group nicknamed "two guys and a girl bandits" who've robbed at least two banks in Southern California. The FBI says Thursday that the three armed suspects robbed a Wells Fargo bank in Rancho Palos Verdes on Dec. 12 and a CalCom Federal Credit Union in Torrance on Dec. 30. During the robberies the suspects ordered everyone to the ground and demanded cash.


  13. Lawyer: Woman did not intend to hit pedestriansRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    The attorney for a 56-year-old woman accused in the deaths of four people, including a 6-year-old boy, said it was an accident when she ran her car into nearly a dozen pedestrians outside a California church, describing her as someone who "does not live her life recklessly." "Two days ago, three days ago, people that knew her couldn't believe that she'd be in this situation," said Jeffrey Gray, attorney for Margo Bronstein.


  14. Parts of LA County see flash floods, stranded carsRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    Torrents of rain have been falling on a section of Los Angeles County, flooding streets and leaving several cars stranded. The National Weather Service issued a warning late Tuesday afternoon saying rain was falling in the Torrance area at a rate of 2 inches per hour but it had mostly stopped falling after a brief cloudburst.


  15. Device outside Torrance store brings evacuationsRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    An object that resembled a military explosive at a Southern California sporting goods store prompted evacuations and a call to the bomb squad before the scene was declared safe. Torrance police say someone brought what appeared to be some sort of military ordnance into Turner's Outdoorsman on Saturday night.


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