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  • Irvine police were serving search warrant when officers shot man

    Irvine police were serving search warrant when officers shot man
    Police were in the process of serving a search warrant in a lewd conduct case when officers shot a 35-year-old man outside the leasing office of an Irvine apartment complex Tuesday morning. The man, identified as Ronald Williams, remains hospitalized....
  • Immigrant without green card asks California top court for law license

    Immigrant without green card asks California top court for law license
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday on whether a Mexican immigrant in the United States without legal permission who graduated from law school and passed the bar should be licensed as a lawyer. Sergio C. Garcia,...
  • Day after Labor Day launches school year for many

    Day after Labor Day launches school year for many
    Tuesday was the first day of school -- again -- in Southern California. The day after Labor Day was long the traditional start of the school year, but some school systems began earlier this year, including Los Angeles Unified, the nation's second-...
  • Man who killed strip club owner Jimmy Casino in '87 gets life in prison

    Man who killed strip club owner Jimmy Casino in '87 gets life in prison
    A quarter of a century after a Santa Ana strip club owner was ambushed and gunned down, a Hawaiian man has been sentenced to life in prison in what once was one of Orange County’s most intriguing unsolved murders. Richard Curtis Morris Jr. was...
  • Video shows people darting across train tracks against warning lights

    Video shows people darting across train tracks against warning lights
    In a drive to combat pedestrian fatalities, Los Angeles County transit officials unveiled a video Tuesday showing dozens of people walking, running, bicycling -- and in one case, rolling in a wheelchair -- across dangerous railroad tracks despite flashing...
  • Los Angeles County supervisors strengthen vicious dog rules

    Los Angeles County supervisors strengthen vicious dog rules
    Los Angeles County's supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to strengthen the county's regulations on vicious dogs in the wake of a dog attack that killed a woman in the Antelope Valley town of Littlerock in May. The new rules expand the definition of...
  • In the Bay Area, they're placing their truss in the bridge troll

    In the Bay Area, they're placing their truss in the bridge troll
    OAKLAND — The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is closed to traffic this Labor Day weekend as workers scramble to ready the new, much-delayed and over-budget eastern span for Tuesday morning's commuters. During its 16-year construction, the...
  • New Bay Bridge troll is unveiled by Caltrans on Twitter

    New Bay Bridge troll is unveiled by Caltrans on Twitter
    OAKLAND -- As myriad officials celebrated the imminent opening of the long-awaited eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, there was a singular star: The Bay Bridge troll. Crafted 24 years ago by a blacksmith and artist and slyly...
  • Vincent Thomas Bridge will close Labor Day morning for marathon

    Vincent Thomas Bridge will  close Labor Day morning for marathon
    The Vincent Thomas Bridge will be closed Labor Day from 4 a.m. to 11 a.m. for a marathon and half-marathon, a Caltrans spokeswoman said Sunday. All ramps as well as the entire bridge from San Pedro to Long Beach will be closed for the race, during which...
  • Opponents of Millennium Hollywood skyscrapers sue developer, city

    Opponents of Millennium Hollywood skyscrapers sue developer, city
    Opponents of the Millennium Hollywood skyscraper project filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the developer and the city, seeking to overturn the city’s approval of 39- and 35-story towers. The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court,...
  • 101 Freeway reopened after bomb squad detonates suspicious package

    101 Freeway reopened after bomb squad detonates suspicious package
    All lanes of the 101 Freeway in Woodland Hills were reopened Thursday morning after a report of a suspicious package was cleared, the California Highway Patrol said. The freeway was closed for about three hours while authorities investigated a...