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Los Angeles, Spanish for The Angels), often known by its initials L.A., is the most populous city in the state of California and the second most populous in the United States, after New York City, with a population at the 2010 United States Census of 3,792,621. It has an area of 468.67 square miles (1,213.8 km2), and is located in Southern California. The city is the focal point of the larger Los Angeles–Long Beach–Santa Ana metropolitan statistical area and Greater Los Angeles Area region, which contain 12,828,837 and nearly 18 million people respectively as of 2010, making it one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world and the second largest in the United States. Los Angeles is also the seat of Los Angeles County, the most populated and one of the most ethnically diverse counties in the United States, while the entire Los Angeles area itself has been recognized as the most diverse of the nation's largest cities. The city's inhabitants are referred to as "Angelenos."

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As Republican activists prepare to file signatures for a ballot initiative to repeal an increase in the state gas tax and vehicle fees, California officials on ... A bummer for some: In a bid to reduce congestion in toll lanes on the 110 and 10 freeways, Los Angeles County Transportation officials on Thursday ...
LOS ANGELES, CA — Los Angeles city officials say they've been aggressively wooing Amazon for it's second headquarters since LA was named the only ... contend eager cities will give away too much in tax incentives to a behemoth that is likely to exacerbate the housing shortage in Southern California.

California Politics Podcast: The money raised in the race for governor hints at a race that's now red hot .... Democrat Antonio Villaraigosa released his first TV ad in the governor's race Friday, touting his record and accomplishments as mayor of Los Angeles when up against the economic downturn during ...
"Under California law, we are not permitted to name the defendant until the court grants us permission to do so, under the extended statute of limitations for child sexual abuse," Bloom said. TMZ, which obtained a copy of the lawsuit, reported that target of the suit was an elected Los Angeles city official.
As a result, the steady increase in fuel mileage standards championed by the Obama administration in partnership with California represented the most powerful action the U.S. has taken to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. The biggest gains have been projected to happen in the years that the Trump ...
Olympian Kim Rhode is a plaintiff in a lawsuit filed by the NRA and its state affiliate against California. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times). The National Rifle Assn. and its state affiliate have filed a fourth lawsuit against California over its gun control laws, this time challenging new restrictions on the sale ...

Weekly Crime Report: Los Angeles & Nearby Police Log. LOS ANGELES, CA – The following is a collection of weekly police, court and fire stories from around the Los Angeles area this week.
The university has the smallest percentage of minority students in the entire 23-campus Cal State system. That was before a spate of incidents, including photos that circulated on social media showing a male student wearing blackface and fraternity members dressed as gang members. Los Angeles Times.
The gurney inside the death chamber at San Quentin State Prison. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times). California news media organizations sued the state Wednesday to make public all portions of executions, including the preparation of the deadly chemical used for lethal injection. The Times and two Bay ...
The Newport Beach City Council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night opposing California's key "sanctuary state" law and said it might follow up with a court brief supporting a federal lawsuit against recently enacted policies that aim to expand protections for people in the United States illegally.
SACRAMENTO, CA - MAY 11: California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks to reporters during a news conference where he revealed his revised California State budget on May 11, 2017 in Sacramento, California. California Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled a revised, $180 billion budget proposal. (Photo by Justin ...
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti traveled to Sacramento Wednesday to meet with mayors from 10 of California's largest cities to voice support for legislation that would allocate $1.5 billion from the state budget to fight homelessness. “Cities are on the front lines in the fight against ...
11:43 a.m.. Garcetti says state money would 'accelerate' Los Angeles' homelessness plan. 11:42 a.m.. Garcetti: 'We're the same as Iowa'. Apr 10, 2018. 3:44 p.m.. Lawmakers retreat from 'zero tolerance' policy for young motorists who use pot. 1:19 p.m.. California Air Resources Board sues Trump administration over repeal ...
Car-sharing service Getaround launches in Los Angeles, plans expansion through Southern California ... On Thursday, Getaround, one of the largest car-sharing companies in the world with 200,000 members, launched its inaugural service in downtown Los Angeles, Silverlake, Hollywood, West Hollywood ...
The approval, by a surprisingly strong margin, pushes ahead a controversial infrastructure project that has dominated discussions of how to halt the delta's steep ecological decline — a decline that has threatened water deliveries to Los Angeles and other parts of the state's most populous region.
The debate over single payer in California's race for governor reaches beyond how best to cure the inadequacies of healthcare in the state. It's a political marker for the top Democratic candidates trying to woo different factions of their divided party, and has emerged as the biggest policy flashpoint in the ...
Good morning. (Want to get California Today by email? Here's the sign-up.) As Gov. Jerry Brown moves through his final months in public life, an elusive signature project — the construction of two massive water tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, intended to salvage the state's water supply ...

'SHOTS fired' inside Los Angeles mall – Police SHOOTOUT with suspect. SHOTS have been fired inside Crenshaw Mall in Los Angeles, California and police are embroiled in a shootout with the suspect, it has been reported. By Matt ... Here is video emerging from Crenshaw Mall in Los Angeles, CA.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers advanced 10 opioid-related bills Tuesday in an effort to address the drug abuse crisis in the state, including a proposal that would let California share prescription records with other states. Half of the bills passed by a legislative committee would increase ...
Southern California's biggest water agency voted Tuesday to shoulder most of the cost of replumbing the troubled center of the state's vast waterworks, ... Batter up: The Dodgers will host the 2020 All-Star Game, the first time since 1980 that the team has hosted the mid-summer event. Los Angeles Times.
California politics news feed. Advertisement. story feed. Apr 11, 2018. -1124m. Garcetti says state money would 'accelerate' Los Angeles' homelessness plan. Apr 10, 2018. 3:44 p.m.. Lawmakers retreat from 'zero tolerance' policy for young motorists who use pot. 1:19 p.m.. California Air Resources Board ...
The owner of Los Angeles' Comedy Store, which featured stand-up performances that launched the careers of some of the most influential comedians, has died at 87. The Comedy Store announced the death of Mitzi Shore, a respected and beloved figure in the world of stand-up comedy, in a somber ...
Work crews from the California Dept. of Food and Agriculture spray insecticide on citrus plants in a backyard home that might be affected by Asian Citrus Psyllid. ... Los Angeles could've spent the nearly $400 million it got since 2011 when redevelopment agencies were dissolved on affordable housing, but ...
Along the way, he made time for Eric Garcetti, the mayor of Los Angeles; Leon Panetta, the former defense secretary; and Oprah Winfrey. As part of his three-week tour across America, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia, the 32-year-old heir to the throne, cruised through California last ...
Los Angeles (CNN) Rescuers in Southern California on Monday morning spotted and extricated a boy who was stuck in a maze of drainage pipes for about 12 hours, authorities said. ... The boy was given a cell phone to call his family after he was plucked from danger, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.
Pump and dump: The Securities and Exchange Commission accused Los Angeles' largest stock brokerage of ignoring or failing to properly investigate warning signs that a broker had pushed clients to invest in a pump-and-dump scheme. The SEC called Wedbush Securities a "recidivist," noting that this is ...
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The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that people arrested on felony charges can continue to be swabbed for DNA so the state can place their genetic profiles in an offender database. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times). In a blow to privacy advocates, the California Supreme Court decided 4-3 ...
The threat against California's decades-old independent authority on clean air rules came on the same day that the administration filed suit to try to overturn another of the state's environmental protections — a measure passed last year by the Legislature that seeks to limit the federal government's ability to ...
The complaint says the state law has thrown a wrench into a proposed development called Admiral's Cove, involving Navy property in Alameda; a proposal to sell 5.9 acres of vineyard property in Santa Barbara County; and a Veterans Affairs plan to rebuild its West Los Angeles campus by leasing land for ...
Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It's Monday, April 2, and here's what's happening across California: ... Chinese companies have been among the biggest commercial real estate investors in the Los Angeles area in the last five years, spending more than $5 billion to buy ...
This photo from remote camera video provided by the Los Angeles Department of Sanitation shows where 13-year-old Jesse Hernandez traced an arc with his fingers, at left, as he was swept through a 4-foot diameter sewer pipe after falling into a hole in Griffith Park in Los Angeles, Monday, April 2, 2018.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles-area voters go to the polls Tuesday in special elections to fill three open Assembly seats. Two spots are vacant because lawmakers resigned amid harassment claims, potentially making room for more female lawmakers, but candidates say issues related to sexual ...
Sutter consists of some two dozen acute-care hospital facilities with 8,200 physicians and 48,000 employees in 19 counties in Northern California, according to the state Department of Justice. The company's nonprofit health system has 35 surgery centers and 32 urgent care clinics. Sutter reported net ...
LOS ANGELES, CA --A man who was barricaded in a Granada Hills residence for about eight hours Friday surrendered to a SWAT team, and no one was hurt, police said. Officers went to the 11800 block of Louise Avenue on a report of a possible assault, and learned that three people were inside the ...
California in Congress; Sexual harassment. Advertisement. story feed. Mar 30, 2018. 4:09 p.m.. Gov. Jerry Brown issues dozens of pre-Easter pardons, including to five immigrants facing possible deportation. 2:23 p.m.. 'Clueless' actress withdraws from Los Angeles congressional race — but will still be on ...
California in Congress; Sexual harassment. Advertisement. story feed. Mar 30, 2018. 4:09 p.m.. Gov. Jerry Brown issues dozens of pre-Easter pardons, including to five immigrants facing possible deportation. 2:23 p.m.. 'Clueless' actress withdraws from Los Angeles congressional race — but will still be on ...
Los Angeles Times. Plus: Clark's brother's grief was palpable at his funeral Thursday. As the service was underway, an animated Stevante Clark moved throughout the church, hugging and kissing friends and family. Los Angeles Times. And: The Sacramento Kings basketball team says it is partnering with ...
LOS ANGELES, CA -- Talk about Carmageddon. Pieces of a freeway sign reportedly fell down Friday in Los Angeles. The incident was reported around 2:30 p.m. on southbound Interstate 5 near Antelope Valley in Sylmar, according to the California Highway Patrol. Traffic was diverted to the truck lanes as ...
California has some of the most stringent laws against disclosing police personnel records. Most information about discipline is presumed confidential, even when complaints are determined to be valid. California's rules are so rigorous that last year a state appellate court ruled the Los Angeles County ...
Beverly Kenworthy, vice president of the California Apartment Assn.'s Los Angeles division, said tenant safety is “a no-brainer.” Dan Yukelson, executive director of the Apartment Assn. of Greater Los Angeles, said vulnerable buildings need to be retrofitted, but added, “There's gotta be a way to help the ...
Starbucks and other coffee purveyors probably will have to use warning labels on coffee after a Los Angeles judge ruled that they failed to prove they ... should be warned about acrylamide, which is among the more than 850 confirmed or suspected carcinogens listed under California's Proposition 65.
In Lincoln Heights, a neighborhood of 28,000 just northeast of downtown Los Angeles, that tension has become a part of daily life. A team of Times reporters spent months there last year to capture how one of California's oldest ports-of-call for immigrants has wrestled with the changing tone of the national ...
Talib was not the only addition to the Rams defense on Thursday, as Los Angeles has made a flurry of moves in the last few weeks. On Wednesday, the team agreed to trade defensive captain and linebacker Alec Ogletree to the New York Giants in exchange for two draft picks. On Monday, they placed the ...
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) – An online company that provides maps of marijuana dispensaries has been ordered to stop promoting California businesses that do not have state licenses. The Orange County Register reported Wednesday that Bureau of Cannabis Control chief Lori Ajax issued a cease-and-desist ...
Hertzberg, a Democrat from Los Angeles, has earned nicknames such as "Hugsberg" and "Huggy Bear" for greeting men and women alike with giant hugs. The Senate Rules Committee formally reprimanded him on Tuesday and told him not to hug people anymore, but he will not otherwise face discipline.
(Los Angeles Times). California's relatively new system in which 16- and 17-year-olds can preregister to vote has been used by 88,700 teenagers during its first months in existence, with most of them declining to identify as Republicans or Democrats. The data released by Secretary of State Alex Padilla on ...
California's three new "sanctuary" laws, challenged in court this week by the Trump administration, face different hurdles and have varying vulnerabilities, legal experts .... Sessions filed the lawsuit in a federal court in Sacramento, a more conservative district than those in San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Almost 80 years after the Mexican guest worker program was implemented, and in the middle of a tense standoff between California and the Trump administration over illegal immigration, Los Angeles is honoring these workers with a 19-foot monument that will be the centerpiece of a new plaza near Olvera ...
The visit comes as the relationship between Trump and the Democratic state government has reached a new level of toxicity. Many residents consider California to be the center of resistance to Trump, and he has returned the sentiment, often criticizing the state— and suing it. The administration filed suit ...


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