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LA County sheriff investigating oversight commissioner’s nonprofit, search warrants show

In an investigation linked to LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl and LA Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Sheriff’s Department is probing Metro’s contract with a group that handles a harassment hotline.

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CBS Los Angeles

LA County Supervisors Considers Ban On Feeding Wild Peacocks

In response to the growing peacock population, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is considering an ordinance to ban feeding these wild birds.

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CBS Los Angeles

LA Presiding Judge Extends Deadlines for Criminal Trials

The presiding judge of Los Angeles County’s court system issued an order Friday authorizing a new set of emergency continuances for criminal trials and juvenile dependency matters including extended deadlines.

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KTLA

New vaccine incentives in L.A. County include sweepstakes for Universal Studios Hollywood, Pepe Aguilar concert

Some new incentives are coming to Los Angeles County in an effort to get more residents vaccinated against COVID-19. Starting Friday until June 24, residents who get vaccinated at L.A. County sites will have a chance to win two 17-ticket packages to see Pepe Aguilar at the Staples Center in November or a VIP Experience […]

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Rain, thunderstorms hit parts of SoCal amid another day of extreme heat

Amid a blistering heat wave and statewide energy Flex Alert, some parts of Los Angeles on Thursday morning saw an unexpected spot of rain. Gray clouds darkened northeast L.A. around 9 a.m., with reports of thunder and raindrops spanning from Atwater Village to El Monte. The National Weather Service said the isolated showers developed over Orange […]

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CBS Los Angeles

Face Masks, Social Distancing Still Required In LA County Courthouses

Face masks and social distancing will continue to be enforced in Los Angeles County courthouses, the presiding judge of the county’s court system announced.

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KTLA

Palm Springs could hit 120 degrees Tuesday as heat wave brings triple-digit temps to SoCal

Widespread triple-digit temperatures are expected to bake the Southland starting Tuesday as a prolonged heat wave takes hold, spurring fears of wildfire danger in the drought-stricken region. The “dangerously hot” conditions are forecast to linger through Friday, with excessive heat warnings already in place across Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties. Afternoon highs are […]

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KTLA

SoCal gets 2 large firefighting helicopters to help battle wildfires

Southern California fire agencies are getting two large-scale helicopters that can each carry up to 3,000 gallons of water or retardant to try to limit the spread of wildfires — and just as hot dry weather is setting in. Fire agencies in Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura counties, which are home to a combined 14 […]

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Days ahead of California’s official reopening, COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to drop in L.A. County

Days ahead of California’s official reopening, COVID-19 case numbers and deaths continue to fall. On Saturday, the Los Angeles Department of Public Health confirmed 196 new cases and four deaths; two of the dead were over 65 and two were over 80. To date, more than 1.2 million people have tested positive for COVID-19 in […]

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New vaccination incentives include sweepstakes for L.A. Clippers, Rams and Chargers tickets, free Taco Bell, Chipotle

Los Angeles County and California residents now have more incentives to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Beginning Friday through June 17, residents who get vaccinated at Los Angeles County sites will have an opportunity to win a pair of season tickets to the 2021-2022 home season of the L.A. Clippers, Rams or Chargers. Everyone 18 and […]