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Fire engulfs South L.A. recycling center yard

Dozens of firefighters are battling a fire that engulfed the yard of a recycling center in South Los Angeles, authorities said. The blaze broke out about 5:20 p.m. Thursday in the 1900 block of West Slauson Avenue, said Erik Scott, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department. The fire sent...

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  • Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    The latest wave of sandwich shops (Hero Shop, Superba Food + Bread, Trencher) and modern Vietnamese cafes (East Borough, Phorage) in Los Angeles have generated tantalizing new spins on banh mi, the beloved Vietnamese sandwich that is the culinary result of French colonialism in Southeast Asia. ...

  • Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Monosodium glutamate: Love it or hate it? Some people are convinced it’s toxic, though there isn't much science behind that claim. Others compare it with table salt. Regardless of which camp you fall into, it’s no secret that MSG is used heavily in restaurants – especially in traditional Chinese...

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    The A to Z of Los Angeles pizza

    In celebration of National Pizza Day, here's a run-down of Los Angeles pizza, including go-to delivery spots, Chicago-style, New York-style, Neapolitan-style and New York-Naples hybrids. Here's where to get your gooey, cheesy, melty, crispy- and/or chewy-crusted pizza fix. 800 Degrees Neapolitan...

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  • 17-year-old arrested in fatal car-to-car shooting on 110 Freeway

    17-year-old arrested in fatal car-to-car shooting on 110 Freeway

    A 17-year-old male has been arrested in the fatal car-to-car shooting last month of a man on the 110 Freeway in South Los Angeles that detectives believe was gang-related, authorities said Thursday. The teenager, who as a juvenile was not publicly identified, was taken into custody Wednesday by...

  • L.A. County delays decision on troubled foster care contractor

    L.A. County delays decision on troubled foster care contractor

    Los Angeles County Supervisors Michael D. Antonovich and Gloria Molina were unable to win passage of a measure to sever ties to a foster care contractor with a history of substantiated child abuse and financial malfeasance. Under the supervisors' proposal, the county board had been scheduled to...

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    St. Francis football hangs on to down Dorsey

    Football: Golden Knights win nailbiter, 34-28, to improve to 4-0.

  • Detectives investigate fatal stabbing at South L.A. Metro station

    Los Angeles County homicide detectives are investigating the fatal stabbing of a man Thursday night that has shut down the Avalon Station on Metro’s Green Line in South Los Angeles.  The incident was reported around 9:53 p.m. in the 11600 block of South Avalon Boulevard, said L.A. County Sheriff’s...

  • Gunman kills man on porch in front of his 12-year-old son

    A 45-year-old man was shot and killed Friday while watching his 12-year-old son and other children performing football drills in an unincorporated area of South Los Angeles, authorities said.  The shooting occurred about 5:45 p.m. in the 1600 block of West 110th Street in the Westmont neighborhood,...

  • L.A. County man fatally shot while celebrating his birthday

    A man was shot and killed Friday outside his home while celebrating his 39th birthday, witnesses told the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The shooting occurred about 9 p.m. in the 2600 block of East 129th Street in unincorporated Willowbrook, authorities said. The victim was standing outside...

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