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Site-Specific, International Contemporary Art Exhibition Desert X Returns To California Desert

The inspiring contemporary site-specific art exhibition known as Desert X, returns to the California desert for its second edition on Feb. 9.

Newsom Dramatically Scales Back High-Speed Rail Project

The long-touted dream of a high-speed rail line connecting San Diego and Los Angeles with the Bay Area was put on hold Tuesday, with Gov. Gavin Newsom saying that while he respects the idea, the project needs a major reevaluation.

Beverly Hills Seeks Ban On Sales Of Tobacco

Beverly Hills’ “Healthy City” nickname may soon mean that the sale of tobacco products will be banned in the City of Beverly Hills. This could make the City the first in the U.S. to ban all sales of tobacco.

Markowitz’s ‘Thousands’ Did Not Show Up To City Council Meeting Tuesday

Vera Markowitz and her campaign fizzled.

Julian Gold, SoCal Mayors Head To Washington D.C. for U.S. Conference of Mayors

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is scheduled to be in Washington, D.C., Wednesday for the three-day U.S. Conference of Mayors' 87th Winter Meeting at the Capital Hilton Hotel.

Senator Kamala Harris Announces Presidential Run

Senator Kamala Harris announced Monday that she is seeking to become the first African American woman to hold the office of US president, joining an already-crowded field of Democrats lining up to take on Donald Trump.

In Stunning Upset, Alex Villanueva Defeats Incumbent McDonnell In Sheriff’s Race

The race for Los Angeles County sheriff finally ended Monday, with incumbent Jim McDonnell conceding defeat after updated election results showed retired sheriff's Lt. Alex Villanueva with a 125,878- vote lead, with only 100,000 ballots left to be counted.

The Disgusting Food Museum Comes To Los Angeles

The Disgusting Food Museum, featuring the most provocative foods from around the world, is opening its doors in Los Angeles for visitors to see, smell, and even taste international foods.

E. Coli Lettuce Outbreak Traced To California

An outbreak of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce appears to have been traced to crops in California, the US food authority said Monday. 

Three People, Two Dogs Rescued By LAFD Pilots As Woolsey Fire Approached

Two Los Angeles Fire Department pilots carried out a dramatic rescue of three people and two dogs on Castro Peak in the hills above Malibu in the midst of the Woolsey Fire, it was announced Tuesday.

Record Holiday Travel Expected Starting Wednesday

The Automobile Club of Southern California says it's expecting this year's Thanksgiving holiday to be the busiest in Southern California since 2005, with 4.2 million residents expected to get away for the long weekend.

Residents Return to Woolsey Fire Area, Face New Concern

More Malibu residents forced to flee the Woolsey Fire are back home Monday, in time to face a rain forecast for Wednesday that raises fears of possible mudslides as the estimated date for full containment of the fire was moved back to Thursday.

Judge Delays Ruling On CNN Suit To Reinstate White House Reporter

A US federal judge delayed until Friday a ruling on a lawsuit to force the White House to reinstate a CNN reporter banned after a heated exchange with President Donald Trump during a news conference last week.

Couple, Homeless Man Charged In GoFundMe Scam

Last year, the seemingly heartwarming tale of a homeless good Samaritan who helped a woman driver in need sparked a crowdfunding campaign that raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for him.

Putin Says Had Good Conversation With Trump In Paris

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he had a brief but good conversation with US leader Donald Trump at World War I centenary events in Paris, Russian media reported.

BHUSD Set To Announce New Leadership Teams Next Week

Following last week’s vote by the Board of Education to create a dedicated middle school in time for the 2019/20 school year, Beverly Hills Unified administrators have been hard at work to make the transition a reality.
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