LA County

Margaret Carrero
August 13, 2019 - 5:29 pm
(KNX 1070) - Los Angeles County Supervisors have decided to scrap a $1.7 billion contract to replace the aging Men’s Central Jail downtown. Following the vote, L-A County Sheriff Villanueva called the board's action irresponsible and says it would leave mental health inmates without the appropriate...
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August 12, 2019 - 2:21 pm
(KNX 1070) - In the wake of recent mass shootings, Los Angeles County is expanding a program that seeks to stop gun violence on school campuses before it can be carried out. The key is training teachers, school administrators, parents, and students, how to identify a red flag such as recognizing...
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July 25, 2019 - 7:04 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles County health officials Wednesday night confirmed another case of measles in a local resident, the 16th of the year in the county, and said they are looking to identify others who may be at risk for measles and have been exposed. The latest case involves travel...
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June 04, 2019 - 11:24 am
Homelessness in Los Angeles County increased by 12% over the past year to reach an estimated 58,936 people, based on the results of a point-in-time count released today. Nearly three-quarters of those people are living in cars, tents, makeshift shelters or on the streets without any apparent cover...
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USA Today
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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May 14, 2019 - 4:16 pm
LOS ANGELES - The five elected officials who govern Los Angeles County today approved $460 million in Measure H spending on homelessness, increasing their commitment to the problem in the face of a widely anticipated rise in the numbers of people without a permanent home. Prior to the vote, the...
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May 13, 2019 - 1:18 pm
There are new numbers from the CDC when it comes to measles cases nationwide. There are a total of 839 cases, which is the country's highest number of measles cases since 1994 when 963 people were diagnosed. Twenty three states have reported cases of measles but most have been in New York,...
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May 01, 2019 - 2:00 pm
Six of the top 10 high schools in the state are here in Southern California. USNews.com has the full list. An LA County High School is ranked the best in the state. Whitney High School in Cerritos is ranked No. 1 in California — and the 14th best performing public high school nationwide.All told,...
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April 09, 2019 - 7:00 am
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose today to its highest amount since Aug. 6, 2015, increasing 2.3 cents to $3.911. The average price has risen 30 consecutive days, increasing 55.2 cents, including 2.2 cents on Monday, according to figures from...
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April 05, 2019 - 8:05 am
The Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy, whose reinstatement triggered a battle between the sheriff and the Board of Supervisors, has filed a lawsuit against law enforcement officials and county leaders, alleging they withheld his pay and are unfairly trying to push him out of the department, it...
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