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Segways a Menace on Venice Boardwalk? L.A. City Council Issues Ban

June 24, 2014 | 10:44 am

Segways a Menace on Venice Boardwalk? L.A. City Council Issues Ban

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Vote of 14-0 comes after reported increase in accidents involving the two-wheeled electronic vehicles.

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We’re No. 8! We’re No. 8! (But L.A. — It’s No. 1)

May 8, 2014 | 2:00 pm

We’re No. 8! We’re No. 8! (But L.A. — It’s No. 1)

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Somehow, some way, L.A. outranks The City by the Bay in new survey of the most powerful city brands.

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4.4 Quake Rolls Through Los Angeles

March 17, 2014 | 7:25 am

4.4 Quake Rolls Through Los Angeles

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Quake hit at 6:25 a.m. and lasted 10 to 15 seconds, media reports say. No damage or injuries reported.

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Wildfire Burns 1,700 Acres Near Los Angeles, Destroys at Least 2 Homes

January 16, 2014 | 10:32 am

Wildfire Burns 1,700 Acres Near Los Angeles, Destroys at Least 2 Homes

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Authorities say they’ve arrested three people in connection with a brush fire near Glendora.

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Beauty and Time Compressed: A Small Collection of Favorite Time-Lapse Videos

January 15, 2014 | 9:03 am

Beauty and Time Compressed: A Small Collection of Favorite Time-Lapse Videos

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Speeded-up but poetic perspectives that capture the beauty of the Bay Area and the world beyond.

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L.A.’s New Traffic Nightmare: ‘Jamzilla’

January 14, 2014 | 3:22 pm

L.A.’s New Traffic Nightmare: ‘Jamzilla’

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Officials warn that Presidents Day weekend roadwork could unleash traffic monster.

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What Happened to Toxins in L.A. Seafloor Superfund Site?

November 18, 2013 | 6:15 pm

What Happened to Toxins in L.A. Seafloor Superfund Site?

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EPA suspends cleanup efforts at once-toxic hot spot off Southern California coast.

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How Imprisoned Mexican Mafia Leader Exerts Secret Control Over L.A. Street Gangs

September 19, 2013 | 3:55 pm

How Imprisoned Mexican Mafia Leader Exerts Secret Control Over L.A. Street Gangs

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A gang leader in the recent hunger strike allegedly sent a secret letter detailing “reglas” to gang members.

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RAND Study: LA Crime Increased When Pot Dispensaries Closed; City Attorney Says Data ‘Deeply Flawed’

September 21, 2011 | 2:49 pm

RAND Study: LA Crime Increased When Pot Dispensaries Closed; City Attorney Says Data ‘Deeply Flawed’

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Okay, medical marijuana fans, is this the study you’ve been waiting for? The RAND Corporation yesterday released a report called “Regulating Medical Marijuana Dispensaries — An Overview with Preliminary evidence of Their Impact on Crime.” (Read the study here (pdf). You can also listen to the lead author speak with KQED reporter Mina Kim. RAND’s […]

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L.A. Police Identify Suspect in Bryan Stow Attack

May 22, 2011 | 7:08 pm

L.A. Police Identify Suspect in Bryan Stow Attack

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The Los Angeles Times reports that the L.A. Police Department has identified a man arrested this morning as a suspect in the beating of Giants fan Bryan Stow as Giovanni Ramirez, 31. The Times says Ramirez has been booked on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon and is being held on $1 million […]

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