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Pilot of World War I replica airplane killed in San Luis Obispo County crash

The pilot of a World War I replica airplane was killed when he crashed into a field in Paso Robles on Sunday morning, authorities said. The single engine biplane is believed to have taken off from a private airstrip before crashing a few miles away…

This California sheriff bucks trend, calls for ‘anti-sanctuary’ policies on immigration

More than three years ago, Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood made headlines when he defied the California Trust Act, a law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown that restricts cooperation between local law enforcement officials and federal immigration agents. His stance riled the governor and California’s…

Cedillo, Bray-Ali spar in First District debate

LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Gil Cedillo and opponent Joe Bray-Ali sparred for an hour April 17 about who is best fit to represent the First District on the Los Angeles City Council over the next four years on issues of affordable housing, evictions and how to turn around drastically expensive rents in neighborhoods besieged…

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California could finally resume executions next year

California has long been what one expert calls a “symbolic death penalty state,” one of 12 that has capital punishment on the books but has not executed anyone in more than a decade. Prodded by voters and lawsuits, the nation’s most populous state …

UC Berkeley College Republicans threaten to sue if Ann Coulter not allowed to speak

UC Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus are threatening to sue the university if it doesn’t find a proper time and venue for the conservative pundit to speak next week. Harmeet Dhillon, who represents the Berkeley College Re…

Cannabis workers, once facing legal peril, get the California seal of approval

The parking lot of the River City Phoenix medical cannabis dispensary was jammed last Thursday. As a security guard directed traffic, a line of patients stretched out the door of the North Sacramento outlet in a funky industrial neighborhood. Unlik…

From the Archives; Kirk Gibson’s historic Dodger homer

Kirk Gibson celebrates as he rounds the bases after his two-run pinch-hit homer off Oakland reliever Dennis Eckersley, giving the Dodgers a stunning 5-4 victory over the A’s in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series.

The Dodgers trailed the A’s, 4-3, in the bottom of the ninth when the sore-kneed Gibson…

Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in ‘Happy Days,’ dies at 56

Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms “Happy Days” and “Joanie Loves Chachi,” died Saturday at age 56.

A statement from the Sheriff’s Department in Harrison County, Indiana, said the dispatcher “received a 911 call about an unresponsive female. Upon arrival…

5 arrested at Coachella, accused of stealing cellphones, cash, credit cards

Police have arrested five people in the theft of more than 40 cellphones, cash and credit cards at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in the Southern California desert. Indio police say multiple festivalgoers reported the thefts, and inve…

10 signs from the March for Science

10 signs from the March for Science

Uber celebrates reaching goals for service in L.A.

BOYLE HEIGHTS — Uber celebrated reaching its goal of 12,000 driver-partners in Los Angeles at the Puente Learning Center April 13 along with nonprofit partners and the Mayor’s Office Of Economic Opportunity. It also announced that it is expanding that goal by committing to 15,000 additional drivers in the next 12 months. Uber has changed…

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Uber celebrates reaching goals for service in L.A.

BOYLE HEIGHTS — Uber celebrated reaching its goal of 12,000 driver-partners in Los Angeles at the Puente Learning Center April 13 along with nonprofit partners and the Mayor’s Office Of Economic Opportunity. It also announced that it is expanding that goal by committing to 15,000 additional drivers in the next 12 months. Uber has changed…

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