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AP
January 18, 2019 - 7:35 am
(AP)- Tesla will cut 7 percent of its workforce as it tries to lower prices and break out of the niche-car market to produce an electric vehicle that more people can afford. Tesla's cheapest model right now is the $44,000 Model 3, and it needs to broaden its customer base to survive. "Looking ahead...
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Dreamstime
January 17, 2019 - 5:15 pm
SANTA ANA (CNS) - Three people, including an Orange County sheriff's deputy, were stricken today by the contents of a suspicious package opened at the Central Justice Center courthouse in Santa Ana, officials said. The package was opened about 2:30 p.m. near the Dept. C53 courtroom on the third...
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Getty
January 17, 2019 - 4:53 pm
NORTHRIDGE (CNS) - Local officials, emergency responders, health-care providers and geologists gathered at a series of events today to mark the 25th anniversary of the devastating 1994 Northridge earthquake. The quake struck at 4:31 a.m. Jan. 17, 1994, with a magnitude of 6.7. The temblor resulted...
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January 17, 2019 - 3:03 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal hit-and-run of a pedestrian in the Silver Lake area, police said today.Cristina Garcia, 57, was found dead at the scene about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 1800 block of Hyperion Avenue, according to the coroner's office and...
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AP
January 17, 2019 - 11:31 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Just two months after a wildfire wiped out Paradise, California, officials are gearing up for this year's fire season and fear the government shutdown could make it even more difficult than one of the worst in history. The winter months are critical for wildfire managers who...
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USA Today
January 17, 2019 - 11:07 am
(KNX 1070) -- In a move to inspire fans to root for the Los Angeles Rams to make it into the Super Bowl, Shake Shack is giving away one free burger, with the purchase of one, starting today until Sunday. shake shack All you have to do is order a Shackburger online or via the app using the code...
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AP
January 17, 2019 - 8:02 am
HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — SpaceX said Wednesday that it will build test versions of its Mars spaceship in south Texas instead of the Port of Los Angeles in another blow to the local economy that comes days after the company announced massive layoffs. The decision was made to streamline operations,...
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January 17, 2019 - 8:01 am
VALENCIA (CNS/KNX 1070) - A report of a woman with a rifle on the College of the Canyons' Valencia campus proved to be a false alarm. Students and staff were forced to shelter in place Wednesday for more than an hour, as the campus was searched. It turns out the woman was actually just carrying a...
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Palmdale Police Dept.
January 16, 2019 - 5:01 pm
PALMDALE (CNS) - Authorities today announced a $15,000 reward in hopes of finding the killer of a 17-year-old boy gunned down in Palmdale more than two years ago. Jacquarius "Jay" Quinn was found dead about 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 6, 2016, in the 2300 block of Old Harold Road. The teen had left his...
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Claudia Peschiutta
January 16, 2019 - 3:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Thirty more women have come forward with allegations that they, too, were sexually abused by Dr. George Tyndall, the former USC campus gynecologist who has been accused of sexual harassment and abuse by scores of women during his three-decade tenure, including one plaintiff who...
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