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L.A. County Supervisors To Mull Rent Control Law

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will consider Tuesday putting in place a law that would cap rent increases at 3 percent per year in unincorporated areas and require that landlords have a legitimate reason for evictions.

Mosquito Spraying to Continue in Mecca Due to “Persistent Virus Activity”

A mosquito capable of transmitting deadly diseases has made its home in an area around about 900 Mecca homes since first being discovered in the city last fall, local vector control officials said Monday.

Judge Says Jury Can Decide Pacquiao Spinoff Lawsuit

A waiter who alleges he's owed $8.6 million for helping to set up Manny Pacquiao's 2015 fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. will himself have to face trial of a lawsuit brought by a Beverly Hills businessman who says he deserves half of a $10,000 finder's fee related to the set-up of the boxing match, a judge ruled Wednesday.

Website, Public Forums Announced in Search for New USC President

USC announced Tuesday the creation of a website allowing students, alumni and other interested parties to provide input and keep tabs on the university's search for a new president.

Actress Maura Tierney Injured When Vehicle Hits Her Bike

Actress Maura Tierney was recovering Tuesday after being struck by a vehicle while riding a bicycle in the Marina Del Rey area.

Closeout Sales Start This Week At 46 Sears And Kmart Stores, Including L.A.

The Kmart store on Third Street in Los Angeles is among 46 unprofitable outlets slated to start closeout sales this week, according to an announcement from the Sears Holding Corp.

McDonnell Insists Fatal Deputy-Involved Shooting and Secret Society Under Investigation

Sheriff Jim McDonnell insisted Friday the department is continuing to investigate a fatal deputy-involved shooting that has led to allegations of a secret society of tattooed deputies within the agency's Compton station, and any wrongdoing the probe discovers will be punished.

LA Animal Shelters Need Your Help – Too Many Animals!

Please consider adopting one of these wonderful animals from the West LA Animal Shelter, located at 11361 West Pico Blvd., LA  90069.  Call them at 888-452-7381 and ask for these cuties by their ID numbers. Or visit their website at www.laanimalservices.com. 

Coliseum’s Ex-Tech Manager Sentenced to Probation on Now-Misdemeanor Charge

A former technology manager at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum was sentenced Monday to informal probation for his role in a $1.8 million bribery and kickback scheme.

Beverly Hills News – Kerkorian Widow Seeks Late Billionaire’s Medical Records in Will Contest

  Citing privacy concerns, lawyers for Kirk Kerkorian's estate want a Los Angeles judge to block his widow from having access to his medical records for use in her bid for her claim to a third of the billionaire's assets, amounting to about $600 million based on the estate's $1.8 billion value at the time of his death.

Federal Grant to Fight Extremism Gives L.A. City Council Pause

  Activists told the Los Angeles City Council Tuesday that accepting a federal grant to fight violent extremism could lead to discrimination against Muslims, prompting the council to postpone a decision and seek further guidance.

Slain Long Beach Fire Captain Honored at Memorial Service

Relatives, friends and firefighters from across the region flocked to the Long Beach Convention Center Tuesday to hail the life and service of Fire Department Capt. Dave Rosa, who was shot and killed while responding to a report of an explosion at a senior living facility.

L.A. City Attorney Joins in Court Filing Opposing Trump Detention Policy

  Los Angeles' mayor and city attorney joined other officials across the country Tuesday in a court filing opposing President Donald Trump's efforts to order long-term detention of migrant children and eliminate child-welfare oversight being provided by state licensing agencies.

Protesters Arrested at LA City Hall in Demonstration Against US Attorney General for Immigration Policies

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions blasted what he called the "open border crowd" in comments delivered Tuesday in downtown Los Angeles, citing Democratic immigration policies that have allowed over one million undocumented immigrants to remain free of prosecution in the Southland.

Blake Liebel Found Guilty of Murder by Torture and Murder by Mayhem; Receives Life Sentence

  A West Hollywood man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing his live-in girlfriend, whose body was drained of all blood in a crime that a prosecutor said mirrored the script of a graphic novel the defendant co-wrote.

Garcetti Paints Rosy Picture of Los Angeles’ Future Transportation

  With billions of dollars set to flow into its coffers over the coming decades, leaders of Metro painted a rosy and optimistic future for the agency and for transportation in Los Angeles County Wednesday at an annual State of the Agency Report event at Union Station in downtown.
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