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Forest officials want volunteers to help crack down on gold panning in San Gabriel Mountains

4/21/2018
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If you've ever visited the San Gabriel River in the mountains north of Azusa, you've probably seen folks standing ankle deep in the water panning for gold. You're not supposed to do it. Now there's a plan to crack down on the activity in the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument.

Duration:00:01:01

Saudi Arabia ends its movie theater ban but it's still a tough place to be a filmmaker

4/21/2018
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Abdulrahman Khawj is working a movie about a group of siblings who discover on the night before Eid that their father has a second wife.

Duration:00:05:03

For one California company, Trump's tariffs have unintended consequences

4/21/2018
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The administration says the steel and aluminum tariffs will raise costs just slightly. But in a low-margin business like canned goods, a little extra cost can take a deep bite out of profits.

Duration:00:03:54

Hasan Minhaj on being an Indian-American Muslim comedian in the Trump Era

4/21/2018
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Comedian Hasan Minhaj combats a nativist narrative in American culture with his comedy and says, "The things I'm fighting for are actually American ideals."

Duration:00:11:30

Wyatt Cenac's new comedy series, 'Problem Areas,' tackles serious topics

4/21/2018
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The comedian draws from his "Daily Show" roots and his love of public television on his new late-night show for HBO, which often deals with policing issues.

Duration:00:10:37

Guess who’s coming to dinner? 7 strangers and a conversation about race

4/20/2018
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The new approach to improving race relations in Los Angeles: gathering strangers around the dinner table to talk it out. It's an initiative from members of the City Council.

Duration:00:05:20

FAQ: Why US refugee entries have all but stopped

4/20/2018
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Since taking office, President Trump has dramatically cut refugee admissions. In one of the latest developments, Iranian refugees who were stranded in Austria en route to the U.S. are suing.

Duration:00:01:03

Could some sweet Steyer cash give Kevin de León a much-needed boost?

4/20/2018
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Steyer will have to break off a fat stack if de Leon hopes to compete with Sen. Dianne Feinstein's $10 million war chest.

Duration:00:12:49

$8M donated towards Villaraigosa for governor. Get used to big dollar donations

4/20/2018
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Are there limits to how much moola groups can throw at the race for governor?

Duration:00:04:11

Before Disneyland, SoCal had Jungleland — home to the world's first female tiger trainer

4/20/2018
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Mabel Stark's 57-year career featured lions, tigers — and more than one mauling. Her life is chronicled in a new documentary.

Duration:00:06:17

IRS' tax day computer glitch caused by 'master file' issue

4/20/2018
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The delay was an inconvenience for taxpayers and a high-profile embarrassment for the agency. But it didn't really come as a surprise to anyone familiar with IRS's decades-old computer system.

Duration:00:03:25

OC mayors have proposed a new site — in an unincorporated area — to shelter homeless people

4/20/2018
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The new site is a shuttered school in the foothills near Orange. Other locations were rejected after fierce opposition from residents.

Duration:00:00:55

17 best things to do this weekend in SoCal

4/19/2018
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Books, bicycles, tamales, poppies, magic buses and a few marijuana themed events for 4/20 — this weekend is jampacked with stuff to do in and around Los Angeles.

Duration:00:03:20

A vision for zero traffic deaths with better street design and car technology

4/19/2018
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"Humans make mistakes. It's not something we can engineer away. So the idea behind this paradigm shift is let's design a system to be safer."

Duration:00:08:03

Artist and ‘English-Los Angeleno’ David Hockney brings latest work home to LA

4/19/2018
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82 Portraits and 1 Still-life, painted from Hockney's Hollywood hills studio, is on display at LACMA, presented together as one work of art.

Duration:00:03:46

It's the end of the internet as we know it, but California is feeling fine

4/19/2018
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Net neutrality is coming to an end, but California is fighting back. Here's what state-regulated internet looks like for the average Golden State user.

Duration:00:05:39

What LA Mayor Garcetti proposes in new budget

4/19/2018
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After a promise of big new spending on homelessness, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has released his proposed $9.9 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

Duration:00:00:39

Inside the fight for the 'soul' of the California GOP

4/19/2018
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With the June primary approaching, there is a fight underway for the identity of the California Republican Party.

Duration:00:04:02

Without Trump administration sign-off, Gov. Brown orders California National Guard mobilization

4/19/2018
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Brown said 400 members of the Cal Guard will begin deploying before the end of the month to combat crimes like drug smuggling — not immigration enforcement. And the order's happening without a Trump administration sign-off.

Duration:00:00:51

Trump says he will walk out if North Korea meeting not 'fruitful'

4/19/2018
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President Trump and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe addressed reporters Wednesday evening after talks at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.

Duration:00:03:14

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