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California Has to Rid Itself of a ‘No’ Mentality to Change Its Relationship With Cars

Earth Day Op-Ed Contest Winner: Second Place

We Investigated California’s Rehab for Parolees. Now, the State Is Taking Action

As the state moves to shrink its prison population, it hasn’t been measuring the effectiveness of a key parole program known as STOP, the Specialized Treatment for Optimized Programming.

'Help Me, Help Me': Metro Bus Driver Stabbed, Reviving Fears About Safety

Attacks on Metro bus drivers highlight dangers that operators face. Serious attacks on transit workers have tripled nationally over the last 15 years.

PetSmart Contest Offers to Cover Up Bad Tattoos With a Pic of Your Pooch

PetSmart contest gives entrants a chance to replace tattoos they regret with portraits of a pet. The company has partnered with a tattoo studio in Culver City.

Crew Suspected of Taking $250,000 in Scratchers From 44 Stores Arrested by Sheriff's Department

Los Angeles County Sheriff's detectives watched a four-person crew linked to thefts dating back to Feb. 13 pilfer more Scratchers in Arlington Heights. This time, however, the thieves' luck ran out as they were arrested, the sheriff's department announced Wednesday.

'The Sympathizer' Depicts War From a Vietnamese Point of View, but How Does the Community See It?

HBO's adaptation of "The Sympathizer" reflects a distinctly Vietnamese point of view, and while reactions to the series differ, community members agree that it bolsters Vietnamese representation.

He Thinks His Wife Died in an Understaffed Hospital. Now He’s Trying to Change the Industry.

For the past year, police Detective Tim Lillard has spent most of his waking hours unofficially investigating his wife's death.

He Thinks His Wife Died in an Understaffed Hospital. Now He’s Trying to Change the Industry.

For the past year, police Detective Tim Lillard has spent most of his waking hours unofficially investigating his wife's death.

In San Francisco’s Chinatown, a CEO Works With the Community to Bolster Hospital

SAN FRANCISCO — Chinese Hospital, located in the heart of this city's legendary Chinatown, struggles with many of the same financial and demographic challenges that plague small independent hospitals in underserved areas across the country.

Californians Are Worried About Crime, Setting the Stage for a Ballot Measure Showdown

Californians once supported criminal justice reforms to lighten penalties for crime but attitudes have changed. A November ballot measure could be a test for just how much.

California Moves a Step Closer to Eliminating One of the State’s Last Teacher Assessments

Legislation that would remove one of the last tests teachers are required to take to earn a credential in California passed the Senate Education Committee.

USC Students Protest the 'Silencing' of Valedictorian With Cancellation of Speech

USC students, faculty and pro-Palestinian activists gathered on campus Thursday to push back against what they called 'institutional silencing' of valedictorian Asna Tabassum.

Two Shootings by LAPD Officers Are Under Investigation

The Los Angeles Police Department was investigating two separate shootings by its officers Thursday.

USC Students March in Protest of Decision to Cancel Valedictorian’s Speech

USC's decision to cancel the commencement speech of a Muslim valedictorian has caused an uproar and divided its campus.

Column: Disneyland Just Promised Electric Cars at Autopia. Gas Will Be Gone by 2026

Disney had previously committed to ditching gasoline engines but left open hybrids as a possibility.

LAPD Officer From Scandal-Plagued Gang Unit Is Charged With Thefts of Brass Knuckles, Knives

The officer was previously a member of the Mission Division Gang Enforcement Detail, which came under suspicion last year for a range of misconduct that is also under FBI investigation.

Newsom Offers a Compromise to Protect Indoor Workers From Heat

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration has compromised on long-sought rules that would protect indoor workers from extreme heat, saying tens of thousands of prison and jail employees — and prisoners — would have to wait for relief.

Newsom Offers a Compromise to Protect Indoor Workers From Heat

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration has compromised on long-sought rules that would protect indoor workers from extreme heat, saying tens of thousands of prison and jail employees — and prisoners — would have to wait for relief.

California Intenta Nuevamente Proteger a Los Trabajadores Del Calor en Los Interiores Excepto en Las Cárceles

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Body Discovered in the Back of Stolen U-Haul Truck in Mid City

Police are investigating after a body was found inside a stolen U-Haul truck in the Mid-City neighborhood.

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