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Will California kick butts off state beaches? Not this year

By Pauline Bartolone Kaiser Health News  For years, state lawmakers have been trying to eliminate secondhand smoke, smoking and cigarette butts from California’s 280 illustrious beaches and natural parks.  Once...
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LAUSD leaders unite to support Dream Act after DACA’s defeat

By Esmeralda Fabián Romero  LA School Report  “DACA is dead. The Dream Act is a permanent solution for us, and that’s what we’re fighting for now,” said Paulina,...
libraries

Los Angeles County public libraries write a new chapter 

Twenty-first century librarians are on a mission to spread the word about the many free resources in their public libraries and to quash the...
Rialto

Rialto: Future of old theatre still in limbo

As children, many people fall in love with a hobby or a sport or a musical instrument. Escott Norton fell in love with the...
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NAACP honors local heroes in Pasadena

PASADENA -- Eleven local heroes were honored by the NAACP- Pasadena Chapter at the 32nd Annual Ruby McKnight Williams Award Dinner in the International Ballroom at the Pasadena Hilton.  Named after Ruby...
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LA non-profit fights hunger, one burrito at a time

One thousand burritos in thirty minutes is nothing to the enthusiastic volunteers at the South Pasadena/Lincoln Burrito Project. Alan Pinel, a Los Angeles native,...

Mt. Wilson fire scene reveals charred body

LOS ANGELES - Authorities today were working to identify a charred body found at the scene of a 50-acre brush fire that broke out...

Arcadia approves City Council districts — now what?

The Arcadia City Council approved a by-district election map that complies with state-mandated voting rights goals, isolates each of the five incumbents in their...

Here’s what to do if you spot a mountain lion

Mountain Lion sightings are on the rise, here’s how to stay safe There have a few recent sightings of mountain lions in the Monrovia foothills...

UPDATED: Mount Wilson fire consumes about 30 acres

MOUNT WILSON -- Firefighters worked today to extinguish a fire that scorched about 30 acres of brush after it broke out before dawn near...