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Torossian concedes in L.A. City Council District 7 race

Los Angeles City Council aide Karo Torossian conceded Friday in the San Fernando Valley’s District 7 race and congratulated his one-time rival, Monica Rodriguez, after final results showed him losing the May 16 election.

Certified numbers released by the city’s Election Division show Rodriguez, a former L.A.

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L.A. community newspaper editor sentenced in illegal firearms case

The editor of a Sunland-Tujunga community newspaper has been sentenced to 41 months in federal prison for illegally possessing firearms after advertising a “Guns for Haiti Quake Relief” drive, according to the U.S attorney’s office.

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California woman sues Jelly Belly Candy claiming beans were full of sugar
9 Southern California residents accused in a large-scale international sex trafficking ring

Federal authorities have accused nine Southern California residents of participating in a large-scale, international sex trafficking ring that abused and enslaved hundreds of Thai women who had been recruited with promises of a better life in the U.S.

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The store where the pink ‘pussyhat’ began is being pushed out of Atwater Village by rising rents

Every now and then, people drop by the Little Knittery in Atwater Village to catch a glimpse of where it all began.

It was here that two young women partnered with shop owner Kat Coyle in November to create the “pussyhat,” the iconic pink cap worn by thousands of protesters at the women’s march.

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How a supposedly free bridge over the L.A. River will cost taxpayers millions

In the end, the announcement was too good to be true. Los Angeles was going to get a “generous gift” — a bridge across the Los Angeles River, constructed with private money.

Six years later, city leaders are ready to build the project. But it’s definitely not free.

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