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LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) - Consumer Watchdog is calling for the firing of LADWP’s ratepayer advocate saying he costing people nearly $7 billion. The group released a scathing report against ratepayer advocate Fred Pickel. Watchdog’s Jaime Court says Pickel has done nothing to fight against rate hikes...
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KNX Midday News with Chris Sedens
March 14, 2018 - 1:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) - Amid tight security, students protested the UC Regents meeting at UCLA Wednesday. Students are angry over a proposed tuition increase. UCLA officials installed temporary fencing and even brought in airport style metal detectors for the meeting. Officers and other security...
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KNX Midday News with Chris Sedens
March 14, 2018 - 10:49 am
LOS ANGELES (KNX1070/CBS News) - Students in Southern California joined other kids across the country by walking out of their classrooms Wednesday in a remembrance of the Parkland Massacre one month ago. The demonstrations began at 10 a.m. and continued for 17 minutes -- one for every person who...
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KNX Midday News with Chris Sedens
March 14, 2018 - 10:15 am
LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) - George Lucas is creating a galaxy on the edge of downtown Los Angeles with his $1.5 billion Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. The "Star Wars" creator and his wife were joined Wednesday by several city and county officials to ceremoniously break ground on a section of Exposition...
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BEVERLY HILLS (KNX1070/AP) - President Donald Trump left Los Angeles Wednesday after staying at the InterContinental Hotel in downtown. The President was in town to view prototypes of his highly-touted border wall and raise some big funds for his 2020 campaign. Trump was taken to Dodger Stadium and...
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USA Today
March 13, 2018 - 1:47 pm
INGLEWOOD (KNX1070) - The city of Inglewood is full steam ahead on its plans to build a new arena for the NBA's L.A. Clippers, in spite of a lawsuit by the owners of the Forum who claim they were defrauded. At a meeting Monday night, officials laid out the timeline for the new arena, and Inglewood...
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Pete Demetriou/KNX1070
March 13, 2018 - 11:34 am
POMONA (CNS) - A man accused of gunning down a Pomona police officer at the end of a chase that turned into a shooting and hours-long standoff was charged Tuesday with capital murder. Isaias De Jesus Valencia, 38, of Pomona, is accused of the Friday night killing of Officer Greggory Casillas, 30,...
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KNX Midday News with Chris Sedens
March 13, 2018 - 10:51 am
MONTECITO (KNX1070) - Officials have assesed the rain that fell Tuesday and lifted mandatory evacuation orders in the Santa Barbara area. Authorities had issued mandatory evacuation orders Tuesday morning for some areas devastated by January's deadly mudslides over worry that heavy rains could...
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Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
March 13, 2018 - 10:20 am
AGOURA HILLS (CNS) - The owner of an Agoura Hills day care facility has been arrested on suspicion of lewd or lascivious acts on a minor, authorities said Tuesday. Paul Lopez, 72, was taken into custody last Wednesday and booked at the sheriff's Malibu/Lost Hills Station, the sheriff's department...
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KNX Midday News with Chris Sedens
March 12, 2018 - 1:17 pm
LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) - The fathers of two students who made threats to shoot up a pair of San Fernando Valley High Schools are now facing criminal charges filed by the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office for unsafe gun storage at their homes. The investigations and the arrests came about according...
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