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Hunter shoots deer with bow and arrow in Monrovia neighborhood

A man was caught on camera shooting a young deer with a bow and arrow near homes in Monrovia last week, upsetting residents of the hillside community. “I couldn’t believe it. I’m like, ‘You’ve got to be kidding me,’” Chuck Tapert, who caught the incident on his home surveillance camera, told CBS...

5 Freeway closed after police shoot and kill pedestrian

A stretch of the northbound 5 Freeway in Boyle Heights and Lincoln Heights remains closed after a pedestrian was shot and killed by California Highway Patrol early Sunday morning, officials said. The CHP received a call at 11:50 p.m. on Saturday about a pedestrian walking on the freeway, said CHP...

Why didn't school board president Ref Rodriguez just write himself a big check?

When news broke that Los Angeles school board president Ref Rodriguez was caught up in a criminal case over his campaign contributions, friends and foes alike were baffled. Rodriguez, who won his school board seat in 2015, legally could have poured as much of his own money as he liked into his...

Swarm of bees stings several people in Monterey Park, sending at least one to hospital

A swarm of bees stung a group of shoppers and one firefighter in Monterey Park on Saturday afternoon, sending at least one person to the hospital, authorities said. Dispatchers received a call about 4:50 p.m. about the bee swarm in the parking lot of a Ralphs grocery store in the 300 block of North...

'Dreamers' scramble to renew DACA status before Oct. 5 deadline

Vianey Romero is one of the lucky ones. When President Trump recently announced plans to phase out over the next six months a federal program that protects some immigrants from deportation, there was an exception made for those like Romero whose legal status was set to expire on or before March...

UC Berkeley officials say organizers of far-right festival have failed to complete reservations for two indoor venues

UC Berkeley officials said Saturday that organizers of a far-right speakers’ series scheduled for later this month have missed the deadline to reserve two of the largest indoor venues on campus for the event, but that they will continue to work with organizers on planning for the festival. “The...

Amber Tamblyn Tells Story Of Sexism On 'Joan Of Arcadia' Set In New Op-Ed

She wrote an op-ed in the NYTimes in response to James Woods claiming she lied about his predatory behavior. [ more › ]

Six Of The Best Times Drake Rapped About Los Angeles

Drake may be from the 6, but he's lived many lives in L.A. [ more › ]

Here Are The 50 Museums Offering Free Admission Sunday

They're all museums featuring exhibits with PST's LA/LA initiative. [ more › ]

California Lawmakers Approve 'Sanctuary State' Bill

The approval comes after weeks of negotiations between Governor Brown and Sen. Kevin de León about the contents of the bill. [ more › ]

Los Angeles County sheriff applauds 'sanctuary state' bill he once opposed

Los Angeles County Sheriff James McDonnell on Saturday applauded the “sanctuary state” bill just passed by the Legislature that aims to protect immigrants from federal enforcement as they leave jails, saying amendments had satisfied his earlier objections to the legislation. “While not perfect,...

Homeless man beaten with skateboard in 'unprovoked' attack, San Diego police say

Police in San Diego are looking for a man who they say attacked a homeless man, using a skateboard to beat him. The attack occurred around 4:30 a.m. Saturday in the North Park neighborhood. Police say the suspect approached a 55-year-old homeless man who was sleeping in an alley and struck him...

Hear about the house that went for $800,000 above asking? Welcome to California

The population of California was just above 10 million when I joined the party in 1953. Today we’ve got nearly four times as many residents, or just short of 40 million. Is that too many people? Plenty of folks think so, judging by the reaction I get whenever I write about California’s housing...

Earthquake: Magnitude 3.1 quake strikes near Salton Sea

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Saturday morning four miles from Fondo, Calif., just south of the Salton Sea,  according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:45 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.0 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 14 miles from...

San Diego is struggling with a huge hepatitis A outbreak. Is it coming to L.A.?

San Diego County is experiencing the third worst hepatitis A outbreak in the nation since a vaccine was introduced. L.A. officials fear the outbreak is headed north.

ICYMI: California's 'Sanctuary State' Bill Passes State Assembly, Headed To Senate

Plus, the new U.S. Poet Laureate's first day on the job, how an alt-weekly scored a game-changing story, Porto's heads to West Covina, and more! [ more › ]

Federal prison bureau employee arrested in fatal shooting at L.A. bar

A U.S. Bureau of Prisons employee fatally shot a man and injured another outside a Los Angeles bar and then fled to Mexico before he was arrested, authorities said Friday. The Los Angeles Police Department says 31-year-old Marco Antonio Garcia has been arrested on suspicion of murder. It wasn’t...

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