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Palmdale, county officials blast union in fight over...10/21/14
Supervisor Mike Antonovich asks Governor to negotiate a deal between a Japanese rail-car manufacturer and a local union to bring hundreds of jobs to the county.
A 'Mad Men' actor takes another step back in time
Vincent Kartheiser, who plays Pete Campbell on the AMC series, is now playing Billy Wilder in the off-Broadway show, "Billy & Ray."
Climate change has Haitian coffee growers seeking higher ground
Haiti's once-flourishing coffee trade has been badly battered. The latest threat: climate change.
Slava Voynov: LA Kings support suspension after player's domestic...
The National Hockey League confirmed he was arrested Monday morning but isn't providing other details. He will be paid during the investigation.
GOP targets Congressional seats in California
Nationwide, the GOP has targeted more than half a dozen Congressional seats - three of them in the Golden State.
Preventing California megafires: Drought, forest overgrowth among...
From Capitol Public Radio, Amy Quinton looks at what needs be done to better prevent megafires.
New wave of Chinese home buyers pose questions for Arcadia
Wealthy investors from mainland China have been flocking to this LA suburb even more in recent years, spending millions to tear down old properties and build super-sized homes in their place.
Halting schizophrenia before it starts
Schizophrenia typically starts in the late teens or early 20s. But if you could stop that first psychotic break, could you stop the mental illness in its tracks? Some doctors think so.
Apple Pay begins: Will the mobile wallet replace your leather wallet?
Many have tried and failed with this kind of payment option before. But Apple's launch is bigger, with more financial institutions' support, and consumers may be more security-conscious.
As their wells run dry, California residents blame thirsty farms
Many rural residents rely on private wells for tap water. As the severe drought continues, many are wondering why farms seem to be getting water ahead of families.
California nurses' union pulls Ebola into contract talks
Ebola training, staffing and protective gear are bargaining chips as nurses in California hammer out a new contract with Kaiser Permanente.
Deasy blames LA school district politics for blocking 'reforms'
Former L.A. Unified Superintendent Deasy declared politics have thwarted "student-centered" reforms. Some members of the education community agree. But not all.
Spinal surgery patients file lawsuits alleging counterfeit hardware was...
A slew of new cases were filed Friday against a former hospital executive and his network alleging counterfeit hardware was implanted in patients' spines.
New Dodger leadership: Will Friedman use Wall Street savvy to unload...
The Los Angeles Dodgers formally introduced the man they hope will turn things around, utilizing some of the lessons he learned on Wall Street.
Groups sue EPA over failure to reduce air pollution
The suit asks a federal judge to force the EPA to enforce stricter guidelines. Local air officials say the region has already met the standards.
Lena Dunham gives a boost to local singer-songwriter, Marissa Lauren
The creator and star of HBO's "Girls" chose the Redondo Beach musician to be the opening act at the Pasadena tour stop for her book.
Drop in unemployment raises debate on optimal rate
Now that unemployment has slipped below 6 percent, there's renewed interest in what the Federal Reserve's target for joblessness should be.
As gas prices drop, hybrid sales shift into low gear
Gas prices are falling and so are hybrid car sales. Analysts say better gas mileage for other vehicles and low gas prices are giving hybrids a run for their money.
How director Jorge Gutierrez got Guillermo de Toro to produce 'The Book...
The young filmmaker survived "the worst pitch of all time" to persuade one of his heroes to come onboard for the animated family film about the Day of the Dead.
Why does the LADWP building have a giant reflecting pool in the middle...
As it turns out, the 1.2 million gallon reflecting pool that surrounds LADWP headquarters is more drought-friendly than it appears.
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