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Multiple Wildfires Prompt Evacuation Orders All the Way to Malibu

The Woolsey Fire has scorched more than 10,000 acres and is threatening the City of Malibu on its way to the ocean with zero percent containment. Spurred by high winds and Santa Ana conditions, the fire line can be seen stretching across a seemingly endless boundary. More than 75,000 homes are under evacuation orders.

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.

Beverly Hills News – Parole Denied to Manson Follower Leslie Van Houten

  A Los Angeles judge Friday denied a petition challenging Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to reverse a state parole board's recommendation of parole for former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, who was convicted of the 1969 murders of grocers Leno and Rosemary La Bianca at their Los Feliz home.

U.S. has World’s Highest Number of People Seeking Asylum

 The United States -- facing massive controversy over immigration -- received more asylum requests than any other developed nation in 2017, overtaking Germany, the OECD said in a report published Wednesday.

LA County to Process Much Higher Number of Provisional Ballots – Beverly Hills Hard Hit

Six More Former USC Students File Lawsuit Against USC Doctor for Misconduct Allegations

Six more former USC students filed a lawsuit against the school and a former USC gynecologist Friday, alleging gross sexual misconduct and sexual assault on campus by the doctor, who worked at the Student Health Center for nearly 30 years.

LA City Council Votes to Oppose Wiener’s Density Bill SB827

The Los Angeles City Council has voted to oppose legislation proposed by State Senator Scott Wiener to intensify development around what the proposal terms "transit corridors" -- anywhere within a half mile of a bus stop that has four buses per hour.

Trump’s Arrival in San Diego Greeted with Protesters

Making the first trip of his administration to California, President Donald Trump traveled to Otay Mesa Tuesday to view prototypes of his proposed border wall, saying after the tour he prefers a barrier that allows law enforcement to see through into Mexico.

State Senate Regulation Calls for Ouster of Senator Accused of Sexual Misconduct

When the state Legislature reconvenes Wednesday in Sacramento, a local state senator will find himself the target of a resolution calling for his ouster in response to sexual misconduct allegations against him.

Charles Manson, Cult Leader and Convicted Murderer, Dead, at 83

Charles Manson, the man convicted of murdering Sharon Tate and six other people in the notorious summer of 1969, has died of natural causes in a California hospital.

LA City Attorney Mike Feuer Receives 2017 Hodson Award from ABA

City Attorney Mike Feuer announced Monday that his office has received the 2017 Hodson Award from the American Bar Association's Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division.

SpaceX Successfully Launches Second Supply Mission

Hawthorne-based SpaceX launched another supply mission to the International Space Station Monday, sending roughly three tons of material to the outpost, including a Hewlett Packard supercomputer.

Shooter Kills Three, Then Self, at San Francisco UPS Facility

 Several people were shot on Wednesday at a San Francisco warehouse and customer service facility operated by global parcel delivery service UPS, authorities and the company said.

mitu Digital Media to Fund Campaign on Behalf of Immigrants

  A Santa Monica-based, Latino-oriented digital media company announced what it calls a global social movement Wednesday aimed at raising millions of dollars to provide legal assistance to the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the United States illegally.

Southland Politicians Denounce New Trump Travel Ban

A revised executive order signed Monday by President Donald Trump that restricts travel into the United States from six primarily Muslim countries and bars all refugee entries for 120 days did little to appease Southland elected officials who called the order no better than the previous one that was rejected by a federal court.

Officials Seek Answers in Jewish Community Center Bomb Threats

The Westside Jewish Community Center was the latest Jewish facility across the country to receive a bomb threat phone call, according to law enforcement.
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