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June 04, 2019 - 7:03 am
Six Los Angeles County restaurants were added to Michelin's list of two-star restaurants in the first statewide Michelin Guide, released Monday. The new two-star restaurants are n/naka in Palms, Providence in Hollywood, Somni at the SLS Beverly Hills hotel near the Los Angeles-Beverly Hills border...
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June 03, 2019 - 12:32 pm
California on Monday became the latest state to sue the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin, alleging it falsely promoted the drug as not addictive even as it emerged as one of the most widely abused in the U.S. State Attorney General Xavier Becerra accused Purdue and its former...
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AP
May 31, 2019 - 2:19 pm
U.S. scientists will investigate why an unusual number of gray whales are washing up dead on West Coast beaches. About 70 whales have been stranded so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the most since 2000. About five more have been found on British Columbia...
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May 30, 2019 - 10:08 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The California Assembly voted Wednesday to cap rent increases for many tenants as America's most populous state faces a housing crunch. The bill, which now goes to the state Senate, would prohibit landlords from raising rent by more than 7% plus inflation over the course of a...
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May 24, 2019 - 9:41 am
(KNX 1070) - Sugary drinks and sodas in California will now be legally required to have warning labels in a bill that narrowly passed in the State Senate. State senators barely passed Senate Bill 347 that would require drinks with 75 calories or more from sugar to have a health warning label. The...
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AP
May 21, 2019 - 1:05 pm
(KNX 1070) - Governor Newsom says a new task force will deal with fighting homelessness. "This task force... of leaders will organize the framework of specific and prescriptive goals at all levels. And with those goals, we will advance our efforts at the state level to help fund and access the...
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Ameera Butt
May 20, 2019 - 2:34 pm
There's a bacterial infection threatening to wipe out much of Florida's citrus crop and there's a growing concern of the same threat in California. The disease has shown up in urban areas in California so far. Florida farmers are combating the disease by using a new type of treatment: antibiotics,...
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May 20, 2019 - 9:30 am
(KNX 1070) - Immigration customs enforcement officials are apparently out of room to lock up thousands of detainees. ICE has thousands of detainees but is apparently running out of places to keep in them locked up. Time magazine reports the government is in a rush to build new detention centers in...
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Margaret Carrero
May 20, 2019 - 8:30 am
(KNX 1070) - The Trump Administration is threatening to cut millions of dollars in federal aid for fire departments in California. The US Forest Service says that the state is over-billing for help under an agreement signed in 2015. But the Cal Fire chief disputes that and says the extra cash is...
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Rebekah Sager
May 09, 2019 - 11:43 am
(KNX 1070) -- A San Francisco teacher with breast cancer is at the center of a debate after parents learned she has to pay for her own substitute while on medical leave. The woman teaches at Glen Park Elementary. Friends of the teacher initially set up a GoFundMe page to help her underwrite the...
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