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California lawmakers will push death-with-dignity measure

It was a dying wish of Brittany Maynard, after terminal cancer led her to move to Portland so she could legally end her life, that her home state of California would someday adopt Oregon's death-with-dignity law.

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  • Cheap gas may not lead to drop in transit ridership, experts say
    Cheap gas may not lead to drop in transit ridership, experts say

    Since the start of the summer, gasoline prices in Los Angeles County have tumbled 40%, from more than $4 to $2.52, sparking gleeful social media posts and long lines at the cheapest gas stations.

  • A Metro man from a transit family wants the lines to keep growing
    A Metro man from a transit family wants the lines to keep growing

    Arthur F. Leahy, a Navy sailor, came home to Los Angeles after World War II and settled back into his job as a streetcar operator for the L.A. Railway. He was assigned to Division 3 in Cypress Park, where the "Yellow Car" operators included women who'd been recruited during the war.

  • Los Angeles County reshuffles top managers
    Los Angeles County reshuffles top managers

    Los Angeles County officials Wednesday completed a major reorganization in the top tier of management, moving some upper officials out of the county's chief executive office and bringing others into newly created positions.

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Environmentalist Tom Steyer opts out of Senate race
 
Environmentalist Tom Steyer opts out of Senate race

Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer announced Thursday that he has decided not to run for the U.S. Senate, saying he believes he should stay focused on his work fighting climate change in California and across the nation.

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