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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...

  • The A to Z of Los Angeles pizza

    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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  • Burroughs High football rushes past Santa Fe

    Football: Indians' running attack keys 33-21 nonleague road win against host Santa Fe.

  • Ex-L.A. sheriff's deputy arrested in Internet child porn case
    Ex-L.A. sheriff's deputy arrested in Internet child porn case

    A former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was arrested on suspicion of distributing child pornography, authorities said Wednesday night.

    Lorne Reed, 32, was taken into custody after authorities with a multiagency task force served a search warrant Wednesday at his Santa Fe Springs home, according...

  • Boys' basketball: Damaine Powell is new coach at St. Paul

    Damaine Powell, the former basketball coach at Cal State Dominguez Hills, has been hired as head coach at St. Paul High. He also coached at Compton College and is a former USC basketball player.

     

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  • Woman killed after crashing into big rig on Interstate 605
    Woman killed after crashing into big rig on Interstate 605

    A woman was killed Monday night after crashing into the back of a big rig on the 605 Freeway in Santa Fe Springs.

    Edith Bastidas, 39, was driving her 2003 Ford Focus behind a big rig on the northbound 605 just south of Telegraph Road around 9:24 p.m., according to a news release from the California...

  • Lanes closed as motorcyclist flies off bike on I-5 North at Florence
    Lanes closed as motorcyclist flies off bike on I-5 North at Florence

    Traffic on the northbound 5 Freeway was backed up Thursday after a motorcyclist collided with a car and wound up lying in the middle of the road.

    The accident occurred about 7:30 a.m. on the northbound 5 Freeway near Florence Avenue in the Santa Fe Springs area, said California Highway Patrol Officer...

  • Identity of girl killed at Santa Fe Springs car show revealed
    Identity of girl killed at Santa Fe Springs car show revealed

    The Los Angeles County coroner has confirmed the identity of a 7-year-old girl killed in a car crash at a weekend car show in Santa Fe Springs.

    Mia Chapman of Gardena died instantly when a vehicle being driven out of the car show at 10230 Freeman Ave. veered out of control and struck her about...

  • Probe into death of 7-year-old girl at car show continues

    Police are continuing to investigate the death of a 7-year-old girl at a lowrider car show in Santa Fe Springs.

    Several car clubs were gathered at a business in the 10200 block of Freeman Avenue on Sunday night, police said. Video of the event showed classic cars and lowriders souped up with hydraulics...

  • Freak accident kills 7-year-old girl at Santa Fe Springs car show
    Freak accident kills 7-year-old girl at Santa Fe Springs car show

    A 7-year-old girl died in an apparent freak accident Sunday night at an auto show in Santa Fe Springs.

    Witnesses told KTLA the girl was killed instantly when she was struck by either a car or pallets that fell after being hit by the car about 8:15 p.m.

    The incident occurred inside a warehouse in...

  • Foul odor in Santa Fe Springs caused by hydrogen sulfide

    After receiving more than 330 complaints about a foul odor wafting across Santa Fe Springs last week, air quality officials said Monday they had pinpointed the smell to increases in the amount of hydrogen sulfide in the air.

    "Hydrogen sulfide does give you that rotten-egg type smell," said Sam...

  • A Flock of Seagulls' van is found empty in Santa Fe Springs

    It turns out whoever made off with a van filled with equipment belonging to 1980s band A Flock of Seagulls didn’t go so far away after all.

    Just days after security cameras at a Downey Comfort Inn showed a male suspect stealing the band’s equipment van, police found the vehicle in nearby Santa...

  • A Flock of Seagulls' van found; $70,000 in gear missing
    A Flock of Seagulls' van found; $70,000 in gear missing

    It turns out whoever made off with a van filled with equipment belonging to 1980s band A Flock of Seagulls didn’t go so far away after all.

    Just days after security cameras at a Downey Comfort Inn showed a male suspect stealing the band’s equipment van, police found the vehicle in nearby Santa...

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