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Heat Wave Wreaks Havoc on Power Supply

  Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Southern California Edison crews worked Monday to restore power to tens of thousands of customers blacked out over the weekend as the Southand's first summer heat wave of 2018 wreaked havoc with power supplies.

UK Nerve Agent Attack: What we Know so Far

The exposure of an apparently random British couple to the same nerve agent used against former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal, in the same part of southwest England, has sent officials scrambling to discover the source of the contamination.

Trudeau Says that Canada to Legalize Cannabis in October

 Canada will legalize the consumption and cultivation of cannabis from October 17, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday.

Charlie Sheen in Court with Ex for Exposing Her to HIV

  A judge said Wednesday he wants to study the issues further before possibly requiring out-of-court arbitration for  a one-time girlfriend of Charlie Sheen, who claims in a lawsuit that the actor exposed her to HIV.

Razia Jan, Founder Of Girls School In Afghanistan Receives LEF Empowerment Award

The 2018 Meredith MacRae Empowerment Award from The Leadership and Education Fund for the Betterment of Women will help Rezia Jan continue the mission of her Zabuli Education Center (ZEC), an all-girls school in Deh’Subz, Afghanistan.

Philanthropists Lisa and Larry Rosenstein, Randi and Warren Grant, Pediatric Oncologist Dr. Alan Wayne To Be Honored at Tower Cancer Foundation Gala

"All My Children’s" Colin Egglesfield to present award; and Erin Cummings of "Spartacus: Blood and Sand," to serve as emcee. One million dollar grant to single researcher investigating new genetic changes caused by cancer, among major grants to be announced.

Sentencing Postponed for Former Westside VA Contracts Administrator

A sentencing hearing was postponed Monday for a former U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs contracts administrator who pleaded guilty to tax fraud and lying to investigators about his part in a bribery scheme at the VA's Westside medical center campus.

Day Without A Scooter in Santa Monica as Firms Protest Possible Rules Change

Bird and Lime, the operators of dockless electric scooters that have become a Millennial fad but have raised concerns about safety and cluttering of sidewalks, want supporters to descend on Santa Monica City Hall Tuesday evening to protest the firms' possible ouster from the municipality.

Cedars-Sinai ‘Rock For Research’ Supports Regenerative Medicine Institute’s Stem Cell Projects

The third annual "Rock for Research" Sunday at a private Beverly Hills estate, sponsored by the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Board of Governors, raised more than $480,000 for the Board of Governors’ Regenerative Medicine Institute.

Heat Wave Wreaks Havoc on Power Supply

  Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Southern California Edison crews worked Monday to restore power to tens of thousands of customers blacked out over the weekend as the Southand's first summer heat wave of 2018 wreaked havoc with power supplies.

UK Nerve Agent Attack: What we Know so Far

The exposure of an apparently random British couple to the same nerve agent used against former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal, in the same part of southwest England, has sent officials scrambling to discover the source of the contamination.

Friars Charitable Foundation Honors Its 100-Year-Old Chairman With Tower Cancer Research Foundation Gift

The $10,000 grant will go to Tower Cancer Research Foundation’s “Power of Precision” campaign  to accelerate the pace of cancer research in molecular genetics, promoting the translation of the scientific advances into new life-saving therapies for patients.

Redmond O’Neal Sued by Stabbing Victim

  The son of actor Ryan O'Neal and the late Farrah Fawcett was sued by a man he allegedly stabbed during a crime spree in May.

Trudeau Says that Canada to Legalize Cannabis in October

 Canada will legalize the consumption and cultivation of cannabis from October 17, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday.

Charlie Sheen in Court with Ex for Exposing Her to HIV

  A judge said Wednesday he wants to study the issues further before possibly requiring out-of-court arbitration for  a one-time girlfriend of Charlie Sheen, who claims in a lawsuit that the actor exposed her to HIV.

Rabid Bat Found in Anaheim Prompts Public Warning

A rabid bat was found last week in Anaheim, prompting Orange County Health Care Agency officials to warn the public and request that anyone who may have come in contact with it to call the agency.
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