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Man killed when his SUV overturns on 710 Freeway

A 29-year-old Gardena man was killed Sunday when his car overturned on the northbound 710 Freeway in Bell. Two passengers, both males, were also injured.

The crash occurred around 1:40 p.m. near Clara Street, according to a California Highway Patrol collision report.

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More than 150 firefighters battle brush fire sparked by weed whacker in Brentwood

More than 150 firefighters battled a 55-acre brush fire in Brentwood on Sunday that investigators say was sparked by a gas-driven weed whacker.

As of 10:30 p.m. the blaze was over 70% contained, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

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'It's been Memorial Day — every day': Gold Star families remember military loved ones who died serving our country

They spoke of the sacrifices of war, but what united this gathering of people on the eve of Memorial Day was the yearning for peace of mind.

Ten Gold Star families met at an Irvine park Sunday to help dedicate the expansion of a memorial honoring every American service member killed in action in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Closure lifted after sharks again drive surfers and swimmers from water off San Clemente

San Clemente lifeguards lifted a closure Sunday afternoon after ordering Memorial Day weekend beachgoers out of the water in the morning when four sharks were spotted near the shore.

An area one mile south and one mile north of the San Clemente Pier was closed after four sharks, one between 9 and 10 feet long, were seen.

Lifeguards reopened the area around 3:30 p.m.

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Marijuana-growing operation discovered after fire at Van Nuys home

Officials discovered a marijuana-growing operation in a residential area Saturday in the wake of a fire at a Van Nuys home, authorities said.

The fire, reported at about 11:27 a.m. on the 6300 block of Langdon Avenue, began in a vehicle sitting under a carport that had been attached to a subdivided garage, Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said.

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Uber co-founder's mother is killed, father injured in boating accident

The mother of Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick died Friday in a boating accident in Fresno County, while his injured father remains hospitalized.

Sheriff’s officials identified Bonnie and Donald Kalanick as victims in the accident at Pine Flat Lake, a boating and recreation destination less than 35 miles east of Fresno. The accident occurred when their vessel hit a rock and sank shortly before 5 p.m.

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