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  • L.A. City Council approves pension reforms despite protests

     
    Despite a raucous protest and threats of a lawsuit from city labor unions, the Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to roll back pension benefits and boost the retirement age to 65 for new civilian employees. The council voted 14-0 to approve the plan,...
  • Yosemite employees tested for hantavirus as probe continues

     
    About 100 employees at Yosemite National Park were tested for hantavirus Wednesday as public health officials continue to investigate what prompted an outbreak of the rare, rodent borne disease that killed three visitors over the summer....
  • Yosemite officials warn more vistors about hantavirus

     
    Officials have shut down the 91 "signature tent cabins" in Curry Village, the origin of four of the six cases. The site of the two other cases remains under investigation....
  • 10,000 people at risk of hantavirus after Yosemite stays, CDC says

     
    A new nationwide advisory issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that as many as 10,000 people were at risk for contracting hantavirus after staying in Yosemite National Park this summer....
  • Yosemite hantavirus risk much larger than first believed

     
    As many as 10,000 people were at risk for contracting hantavirus after staying in Yosemite National Park this summer, federal officials said Friday. That significantly increases the possible exposure to the disease to park visitors. Park officials said...
  • Third Yosemite visitor dies of hantavirus; eight now infected

     
    Hantavirus in Yosemite: Two more cases of hantavirus have been linked to Yosemite National Park, including one that resulted in the death of a West Virginia resident, officials announced Thursday....
  • Central Valley slaughterhouse reopens after animal abuse claims

     
    A slaughterhouse in Central California received the go-ahead from federal food inspectors to reopen Monday, a week after it was shut down in a swirl of allegations about abusive treatment of cows....
  • UCLA professor arraigned on charges in fatal 2008 lab fire

     
    An L.A. County Superior Court judge entered a not guilty plea Wednesday on behalf of a UCLA chemistry professor arraigned on felony charges in a 2008 laboratory fire that killed a staff research assistant....
  • Porn industry syphilis cases in L.A. County under investigation

     
    The L.A. County Public Health Department is investigating a possible cluster of syphilis cases among adult film industry performers, officials said Friday....
  • Massive oil refinery fire sends hundreds to Bay Area hospitals

     
    At least 200 people were treated at Bay Area hospitals Monday night after a massive fire broke out at a Richmond refinery, spewing black toxic smoke across nearby cities and prompting stay-inside orders from health officials....
  • Firefighters battle stubborn scrap metal fire on San Fernando Road

     
    Los Angeles firefighters were battling a stubborn blaze at a 40-foot metal scrap pile on San Fernando Road in Sun Valley, authorities said....