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'Full House' actor John Stamos convicted of DUI in Beverly Hills

“Full House” actor John Stamos will have to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and enter an alcohol abuse program for first-time offenders as part of a plea deal for driving under the influence of a drug in June in Beverly Hills, prosecutors announced Tuesday.

Stamos, 52, who stars in the new show “Grandfathered,” pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor count of DUI.

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Journalists, protesters sue police over clash at Black Lives march in Berkeley

A group of journalists and demonstrators has filed a federal lawsuit accusing the Berkeley and Hayward police departments of civil rights violations and the excessive use of force during a protest last December.

Berkeley police clubbed protesters, some from behind, and gassed others during the March Against State Violence on Dec. 6, 2014, in Berkeley, according to the lawsuit filed Sunday in U.S.

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Costco chicken salad linked to E. coli outbreak in California, other states

Nineteen people in seven states, including California, have contracted E. coli in an outbreak linked to chicken salad bought at Costco, federal health officials said Tuesday.

People who bought chicken salad at any U.S. Costco store on or before Friday were advised to throw it away, even if no one has gotten sick.

The strain of Shiga toxin-producing E.

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Gas company criticized for uncontrolled methane leak near Porter Ranch

Air quality officials have cited Southern California Gas Co. officials over a month-long gas leak that has been sickening residents in the San Fernando Valley community of Porter Ranch, and county supervisors sharply criticized the utility Tuesday over the issue.

Supervisor Michael D.

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Man wrongfully convicted in 'teardrop rapist' attacks spent years fighting for his freedom

From the moment he was sentenced to life in prison for three sexual assaults, Luis Lorenzo Vargas maintained that someone else had carried out the heinous crimes.

But it took more than a decade for someone to listen.

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USC faculty moves ahead with union election plan, despite warning of increased hostility

USC faculty filed paperwork Tuesday to hold union elections, a move that administrators have warned could lead to increased hostility on campus.

The non-tenure track professors were organized by Service Employees International Union Local 721, which represents bargaining units in Los Angeles and the county.

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