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Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 04:36 AM PDT

Despite the Science, Cities Are Removing Fluoride From Water

Despite the Science, Cities Are Removing Fluoride From Water

Fluoride prevents cavities and tooth decay, something confirmed by numerous studies, yet a small but vocal minority has gotten dozens of cities to remove the naturally occurring compound from the water...

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 08:30 AM PDT

LA County Updates Smoking Restrictions To Include Vaping, Pot

LA County Updates Smoking Restrictions To Include Vaping, Pot

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to update anti-smoking ordinances to include e-cigarettes and marijuana.

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 07:00 AM PDT

West Nile Virus Claims Orange County's First Victim of Year

West Nile Virus Claims Orange County's First Victim of Year

Orange County health officials Tuesday confirmed the county's first death of the year due to West Nile virus. The patient was an "elderly'' Tustin woman who died of West Nile infection complications, according...

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 05:13 AM PDT

Los Angeles County to Step Up Response to Typhus

Los Angeles County to Step Up Response to Typhus

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to pilot a program to aggressively combat typhus in homeless encampments by coordinating street clean-up, offers of housing and, for those who insist on...

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 05:30 AM PDT

Los Angeles County Votes to Support Rent Control Ballot Measure

Los Angeles County Votes to Support Rent Control Ballot Measure

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 Tuesday to officially support Proposition 10, which would give local governments more leeway to enact rent control laws.

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 03:53 AM PDT

County To Open Jobs Center for Women at Century Regional Detention Center

County To Open Jobs Center for Women at Century Regional Detention Center

Women jailed at Century Regional Detention Center should have a chance to learn skills for jobs in technology, building trades, culinary arts and other growth industries, the Los Angeles County Board of...

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Honduran Migrant Caravan on the Move Again in Guatemala

Honduran Migrant Caravan on the Move Again in Guatemala

Thousands of Honduran migrants traveling en masse through Guatemala resumed their journey toward the United States on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump sought to turn the caravan into a political issue...

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 06:02 AM PDT

Woman Struck With Fire Extinguisher in Home Invasion Attack

Woman Struck With Fire Extinguisher in Home Invasion Attack

A Chatsworth woman said she was struck in the head by a fire extinguisher during an attack by an intruder in her west San Fernando Valley home.

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 09:36 PM PDT

Canada Legalizes Marijuana, Will Pardon Pot Possession

Canada Legalizes Marijuana, Will Pardon Pot Possession

Ian Power was among the first to buy legal recreational marijuana in Canada but he has no plans to smoke it. He plans to frame it. Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace...

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 01:26 AM PDT

Dodgers Even NLCS 2-2 After Dramatic Walk-off Win in 13th Inning to Beat Brewers in Game 4

Dodgers Even NLCS 2-2 After Dramatic Walk-off Win in 13th Inning to Beat Brewers in Game 4

It took 13 long, drawn out innings, but the Los Angeles Dodgers finally defeated the Milwaukee Brewers in dramatic fashion on a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the 13th inning to even the NLCS series at two...

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