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State officials raised an alarm Monday that California could lose a third of its inmate firefighters as it moves prisoners to county jails, but Los Angeles County officials said no effect is expected locally.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - As power outages continue into the fifth day for thousands of San Gabriel Valley residents, County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich urged Southern California Edison to expedite the restoration of power.
Professional road bicycle racer George Hincapie and other cycling enthusiasts will gather New Year's Eve at Central Park for "A Ride for Life."
Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary will host its annual non-denominational Service of Remembrance at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13 in the Chapel of the Hills in Newhall.
Citing years of inactivity on the proposal, Los Angeles County planners are poised to kill a long-standing plan to distribute water in Agua Dulce.
SANTA CLARITA - Start the holiday season in style at the 2011 Holiday Jazz Concert, presented by the College of the Canyons Music Department.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Alan Sues, who brought his flamboyant and over-the-top comic persona to the hit television show "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In" in the 1960s and 1970s, has died, a close friend said Sunday night.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California man who once was the nation's worst known serial killer is up for parole, four decades after the mutilated bodies of 25 farmworkers were unearthed in orchards north of Sacramento.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two women reaching for a baby in a parked car have been struck by a Los Angeles hit-and-run motorist.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal authorities are investigating a claim that the Los Angeles Police Department misused millions of dollars it was paid for security services at Los Angeles International Airport to pay for unrelated expenses.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Robocop" actor Peter Weller is joining the cast of director J.J. Abrams' big-screen "Star Trek" sequel.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Southern California Edison says about 26,000 customers are still without power, nearly a week after the worst windstorm in a decade.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - If the Los Angeles Kings ever looked down from the tightrope they're walking in the NHL playoffs, they would surely fall.
BAGHDAD (AP) - A series of car bombs exploded across Iraq's capital Saturday night, killing at least 52 people in a day of violence that saw militants storm a university in the country's restive Anbar province and take dozens hostage, authorities said.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Dozens of gay couples married Saturday at courthouses in Milwaukee and Madison, taking advantage of what most believed would be a small window in which to get hitched before a judge's decision overturning the state's same-sex marriage ban was put on hold.
NEW YORK (AP) - Tonalist sprinted across the finish line first Saturday at the Belmont Stakes, spoiling California Chrome's bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.
TEMPLETON, Calif. (AP) - A spokesman for the San Luis Obisbo County sheriff's office says two people have died in a plane crash at a private airstrip in the town of Templeton.
NEW YORK (AP) - Chrome craziness set in at Belmont Park Saturday as the hours ticked down ahead of the horse's bid to end racing's 36-year Triple Crown drought.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy has finally regained the jobs lost to the Great Recession. But go easy on the hallelujahs. The comeback is far from complete.
MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) - A chilling portrait of a man obsessed with guns and anti-government rhetoric began to emerge as people in this eastern Canadian city struggled to reconcile the knowledge that the person charged with murdering three Mounties was the same one who had seemingly lived quietly among them.
NEW YORK (AP) - When three half brothers' decades-old murder convictions were thrown out last month, they became a dramatic example of an idea spreading among prosecutors nationwide: "integrity units" dedicated to double-checking convictions to determine whether justice was served.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is remembering poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou (MY'-uh AN'-juh-loh) as the first person who let her know she could be a strong, powerful and smart black woman.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A publicist for comedian-actor Tracy Morgan says the "30 Rock" star remains in critical condition after a fatal six-vehicle pileup on the New Jersey Turnpike.
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state judge on Friday said Casey Kasem's daughter, not her stepmother, is in charge of the medical care for the 82-year-old radio personality, who remains in critical condition with an infected bedsore.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - A federal appeals court revived on Friday a New York woman's lawsuit against a Southern California museum to return two 16th century paintings seized by Nazis during World War II.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - A federal agency has agreed to restore temporary buffer zones for spraying several common agricultural pesticides along salmon streams in Oregon, California and Washington while it continues work on a permanent rule.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Same-sex couples began getting married in Wisconsin on Friday shortly after a federal judge struck down the state's gay marriage ban and despite confusion over the effect of the ruling.