Fresno ranks No. 1 on California pollution list

Fresno ranks No. 1 on California pollution list

By Diana Marcum, Los Angeles Times FRESNO, Calif. — California’s new effort to map the areas most at risk from pollution features hot spots up and down California. But nowhere are ...

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California Lawsuit Pits Teacher-Protection Laws Against Right To Good Education

California Lawsuit Pits Teacher-Protection Laws Against Right To Good Education

By Brenda Iasevoli, The Hechinger Report LOS ANGELES -- On February 11 in California Superior Court in Los Angeles, Beatriz Vergara, 15, testified to enduring a string of bad publ ...

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Teen Stowaway’s Footprints, Handprints Found On Wheel Well Doors, Tire

Teen Stowaway’s Footprints, Handprints Found On Wheel Well Doors, Tire

By Joseph Serna and Kate Mather, Los Angeles Times Images of footprints and handprints inside the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines Flight 45 jetliner appear to bolster the fantas ...

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Teen Stowaway Raises Alarms About Airport Security

Teen Stowaway Raises Alarms About Airport Security

By Kate Mather, Joseph Serna and Kurt Streeter, Los Angeles Times A teenager who stowed away on a flight from San Jose to Hawaii is raising questions about security at San Jose's ...

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California Teen Survives After Stowing Away On Flight From San Jose To Hawaii

California Teen Survives After Stowing Away On Flight From San Jose To Hawaii

By Mark Gomez and Robert Salonga, San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Authorities say a 16-year-old Santa Clara boy is "lucky to be alive" after he ran away from home, cland ...

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Health Care Enrollments Reach Eight Million, President Announces

Health Care Enrollments Reach Eight Million, President Announces

By Noam Levey and Chad Terhune, Tribune Washington Bureau  WASHINGTON — Driven by a last-minute flood of enrollments, particularly in California, sign-ups for health insurance thr ...

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Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Filed Against Ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Filed Against Ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times   SAN DIEGO — A woman has filed a lawsuit against former Mayor Bob Filner, alleging that he sexually harassed her at a public event at an ele ...

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Official Gets Twelve Years In Prison, Must Pay $8.8 Million In Bell, California, Scandal

Official Gets Twelve Years In Prison, Must Pay $8.8 Million In Bell, California, Scandal

By Jeff Gottlieb, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Longtime Bell, California, administrator Robert Rizzo was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison, closing the books on a sweep ...

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Charter Bus, FedEx Drivers In Fiery Crash Had Clean Driving Records

Charter Bus, FedEx Drivers In Fiery Crash Had Clean Driving Records

By Christine Mai-Duc, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The drivers of a FedEx freight truck and charter bus that collided head-on last week in Northern California, killing 10, had ...

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‘Shrimp Boy’ Pleads Not Guilty In Sweep That Ensnared California Lawmaker

‘Shrimp Boy’ Pleads Not Guilty In Sweep That Ensnared California Lawmaker

By Lee Romney, Los Angeles Times SAN FRANCISCO — Chinatown figure Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow pleaded not guilty Tuesday in federal court here in connection with a sweeping corrupti ...

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