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Rallies, marches and other community events mark the 25th anniversary of L.A. riots

Hundreds of people gathered in South Los Angeles on Saturday to participate in rallies, marches and other community events commemorating the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Los Angeles riots.

Things got underway at 11 a.m.

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'I am desperate to find my son:' Father pleas for boy missing for a week

On the same day homicide detectives searched his home, the father of a 5-year-old boy reported missing a week ago in South Pasadena released a statement saying he is desperate to find his son.

Aramazd Andressian Sr. released the statement through his lawyer Friday.

“I am desperate to find my son, Aramazd Jr. and need the public’s help,” the statement said.

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'How many people are being shot?' L.A. sheriff's watchdog decries lack of transparency

A little more than two years ago, the primary watchdog over the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department laid out numerous ways the agency was failing to provide the public with basic information about how often deputies use force, the number of complaints alleging misconduct and how many deputies were being disciplined.

This week, Inspector General Max Huntsman complained that little has changed.

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Former Dodgers officials recall home game when 1992 L.A. riots erupted

The Dodgers were having a bad game in an already bad season, but it was a typically nice evening to catch a baseball game in Chavez Ravine.

More than 36,000 fans packed into Dodgers Stadium to watch the home team take on the Philadelphia Phillies.

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'It looks bad. It’s dangerous.' Vacant lots dotting South L.A. a painful reminder of L.A. riots

For almost a quarter of a century, the bare patch of land near the corner of Western Avenue and West Adams Boulevard has sat empty.

Neighbors faintly remember it was once a medical office. Years before that, a historic bank operated on the same site, a pioneering enterprise founded by a black businessman. And city records show that still earlier, it was home to a hot dog stand.

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Tea made from deer antlers may cause botulism; health officials issue alert

Tea made from deer antlers may have sickened two Orange County residents with botulism, a serious illness caused by a bacteria that can cause paralysis, breathing difficulty and is potentially deadly.

One adult has a confirmed case of botulism, and the other has a suspected case, the Orange County Health Care Agency said Friday.

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