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 2021-05-19 02:30 

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Downey girls soccer jumps on South Hills early and coasts home for 4-1 victory...

Find out what happened during Tuesday's girls soccer quarterfinals between South Hills and Downey...

 2021-05-19 02:19 

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Lakers-Warriors: 3 questions the champs must answer in play-in game...

Wednesday night's game is not a win-or-go-home affair, but both teams have compared the stakes to Game 7 of a playoff series. The answers to these questions could prove key....

 2021-05-19 01:49 

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LA County considers making expensive jail calls free...

Supervisors also hope to eliminate steep markups on basic items sold in jail commissaries....

 2021-05-19 01:26 

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Lakers' top-ranked defense knows Steph Curry is stiff challenge...

The Warriors' 33-year-old sharpshooter is averaging 32 ppg and creates what Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma calls "appropriate fear" on the eve of Wednesday's play-in game at Staples Center....

 2021-05-19 01:07 

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Team finger-painting offers Rose Hills staff an artful respite amid a trying, pandemic-framed year...

Painting a mural by hand, literally, roves to be the ultimate way to say 'we're all in this together' for the crew at Whittier's sprawling memorial park...

 2021-05-19 00:54 

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Clippers' Tyronn Lue doesn't 'give a damn' about criticism following losses...

Many believe the Clippers tried to avoid facing the Lakers (against whom they're 3-0 this season), but Lue insists their last two games were more about rest and health, not tanking....

 2021-05-19 00:53 

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Arizona auditors walk back claim that election data was deleted...

The episode set off one of the most personal clashes in a months-long process that has pitted Republican officials in Maricopa County, who insist the county followed the law and reported accurate results in last year's election, against the GOP-led st...

 2021-05-19 00:47 

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Newsom should follow the science, align state mask policy with CDC guidance...

Newsom should at least align the state's mandate with the CDC's guidance now and plan to leave it to individuals and businesses to decide to wear or mandate masking in the very near future....

 2021-05-19 00:34 

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Experts: 'Guarded optimism' in avoiding blackouts this summer...

State is more prepared than last year, but extreme weather is increasing, according to testimony....

 2021-05-19 00:13 

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Why US task force lowered recommended age to start colorectal cancer screening to 45...

The US Preventive Services Task Force on Tuesday lowered the recommended age to start screening for colon and rectal cancers from 50 to 45....

 2021-05-19 00:08 

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Congress urges IOC to remove 2022 Olympics from Beijing...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and others, in a show of bipartisan unity assailing human rights violations by the Chinese government, compare Beijing Winter Games to 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany...

 2021-05-19 00:05 

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Galapagos rock formation Darwin's Arch collapses...

The arch, named for British naturalist Charles Darwin, stands at the northernmost tip of the Galapagos Islands, a volcanic archipelago in the Pacific Ocean 600 miles (965 km) west of Ecuador....

 2021-05-18 23:55 

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Rancho Cucamonga teacher returns to 'American Ninja Warrior' after recovery from bicycle accident...

After a serious accident in which he lost the ability to walk and talk, Keita Kashiwagi set out to get well and return to the reality TV show on which he first appeared in 2014....

 2021-05-18 23:44 

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LA County considers stepping in to handle Sheriff's Department disclosures...

For its part, the LASD says it asked the board for funding to deal with the requests, to no avail, and has responded to 75% of 2,848 requests received since November 2019, citing numbers as of June 2020....

 2021-05-18 23:39 

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Analysis: Progressives irked at Biden's stance on Gaza...

Biden was confronted with the issue on Tuesday on a trip to Michigan, where he was met by U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib, the first Palestinian American woman to serve in Congress and a leading progressive Democrat. She told him that "Palestinian h...

 2021-05-18 23:32 

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Kings know they must seize the opportunity to improve...

GM Rod Blake and coach Todd McLellan know the status quo won't be enough for a struggling team stocked with assets like top prospects, high draft picks and plenty of cap space...

 2021-05-18 23:26 

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From the fishing pier to lighthouse tours in San Pedro, life slowly returns to popular tourist spots...

Several popular Harbor Area spots, including the Korean Friendship Bell and surrounding Angels Gate Park, have reopened....

 2021-05-18 23:22 

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El Camino Community College names new superintendent...

The Board of Trustees for the El Camino Community College District has named Brenda Thames as the successor to Dena P. Maloney, who will retire as superintendent/president once her contract ends at the end of next month....

 2021-05-18 23:09 

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Angels' Mike Trout will miss 6-8 weeks with calf strain...

The three-time American League MVP, who suffered the injury running the bases in Monday's win, leads MLB in on-base percentage (.462) and OPS (1.086)....

 2021-05-18 23:09 

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Biden pitches EV plan in visit to Ford electric vehicle plant...

President Biden is pushing for electric vehicles in the auto industry's heartland, and trying to win over auto workers worried that more electric cars and trucks will mean fewer jobs....

 2021-05-18 23:03 

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Jury hears new round of opening statements in Robert Durst's murder trial...

Durst shot and killed one of his closest friends inside her home "out of survival" because he feared she would tell authorities about his involvement in his first wife's disappearance and death, a prosecutor told juror...

 2021-05-18 22:52 

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LA County releases daily jail 'dashboard'...

It is expected to be updated daily to help policymakers, advocates and researchers better understand the race, case status and incidence of mental illness — among other characteristics — of the people held behind bars....

 2021-05-18 22:48 

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Gaza children bearing the brunt of Israel-Hamas conflict...

According to Gaza health officials, at least 63 children are among the 217 Palestinians who have been killed in Gaza since the latest conflict between Israel and Hamas began on May 10. On the Israeli side, 12 people have been killed by Hamas rockets, all ...

 2021-05-18 22:45 

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What does the yellow tier mean for Disneyland?...

Orange County will move from the orange/moderate tier 3 to the yellow/minimal tier 4 of Gov. Gavin Newsom's Blueprint for a Safer Economy on Wednesday, May 19....

 2021-05-18 22:38 

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LA County report highlights racial pay disparities in nonprofit arts groups...

The report, titled "Make or Break: Race and Ethnicity in Entry-Level Compensation for Arts Administrators in Los Angeles County," looks at the relationship between entry-level pay and diversity, equity and inclusion in the arts world....

 2021-05-18 22:35 

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Bill to return Bruce's Beach to descendants of original owners heads to full state Senate vote...

Senate Bill 796 -- which would allow L.A. County to return two parcels of oceanfront land it owns in Manhattan Beach back to the descendants of the original Black owners -- is scheduled for a full Senate vote on Thursday, May 20, according to the office o...

 2021-05-18 22:35 

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Pro-Palestinian demonstrators rally in front of Israeli Consulate in LA...

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators took to the street in West Los Angeles for the second time in four days Tuesday amid the ongoing violence between Israel and Hamas in Gaza....

 2021-05-18 22:30 

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Wilson hires alumnus Scott Meyer to become its new football head coach...

Meyer, the coach at Lakewood the past two seasons, could not pass up the opportunity to continue the family coaching tradition at Wilson....

 2021-05-18 22:23 

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LA County approves pilot for guaranteed basic income...

Supervisor Kathryn Barger was the dissenting vote, expressing concerns about lack of research into the plans and the potential for fraud....

 2021-05-18 22:21 

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Whicker: 'Very human' Jordan Spieth revels in return to championship golf...

A PGA Championship win would make Spieth, having his best year since 2017, the sixth to ever win all four majors...

 2021-05-18 21:50 

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Congress passes bill to fight hate crimes vs. Asian Americans...

Rep. Jim Jordan, an Ohio Republican, suggested that the surge in Asian American violence was tied to efforts backed by some Democrats and other progressives to decrease funding for the police....

 2021-05-18 21:43 

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Barger laments mixed mask messaging, agrees with June 15 date to lift rules...

Supervisor last week called on the governor to immediately align the state with relaxed federal COVID-19 guidelines on mask-wearing...

 2021-05-18 21:35 

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Orange County man accused of being involved in Jan. 6 Capitol siege says he 'did nothing wrong'...

Philip Edward Kramer, identified in court filings as a Yorba Linda resident and an employee at a Paramount business, is facing multiple charges....

 2021-05-18 21:34 

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Send a Kid to Camp: Carol has been a camper all her life...

This is the 22nd annual Press-Telegram Send-a-Kid-to-Camp campaign asking readers for donations to help send kids to camps operated by the Big 5 youth groups: YMCA of Greater Long Beach, Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach, Camp Fire Angeles, Boy Scouts and ...

 2021-05-18 21:32 

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Palestinians go on strike as Israel-Hamas fighting rages...

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinians across Israel and the occupied territories went on strike in a rare collective protest Tuesday as Israeli missiles toppled a building in Gaza and militants in the Hamas-ruled territory fired dozens of rocket...

 2021-05-18 21:32 

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UPS to Hire 300 workers in Southern California...

The jobs come with a range of benefits, including healthcare, retirement contributions, tuition assistance and a discounted stock purchase program....

 2021-05-18 21:06 

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McConnell hits 'pause' on Dems effort to create Jan. 6 panel...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are signaling that they will try to block — or at least slow down — a Democratic effort to create a 9/11-style commission on the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, threatening the chances...

 2021-05-18 21:05 

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Coronavirus: Vaccination totals and county tier status in California on May 18...

In California, 13 counties are now in the yellow tier (minimal risk), including Los Angeles (as of two weeks ago) and Orange (as of this week) counties, two of the state's most populated counties. There were just seven counties in the yellow tier two ...

 2021-05-18 20:56 

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Which Universal Studios Hollywood and CityWalk rides and attractions are open now...

The theme park has relaunched several of its rides and attractions since it initially reopened last month....

 2021-05-18 20:49 

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Coronavirus tracker: California reported 1,328 new cases and 26 new deaths, May 17...

The 26 new deaths reported statewide Monday made for a total of 62,355 people who have died from COVID-19....

 2021-05-18 20:10 

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South inundated after torrential rain sparks flooding...

More rain is expected through Thursday in the south-central US, setting up moderate risks of further flooding in central Texas, southern Louisiana and parts of southern Oklahoma and Arkansas. More than 30 million people were under flash flood watches Tues...

 2021-05-18 19:59 

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Midsummer Scream organizers plan smaller horror convention for December in Pasadena...

The annual convention in Long Beach has been canceled by the coronavirus again, but a scaled-down event called Season's Screamings will happen in Pasadena in December....

 2021-05-18 19:52 

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Big West baseball: Dirtbags surging, seeking at-large postseason berth...

Long Beach State coach Eric Valenzuela is hopeful the NCAA selection committee will take all factors, including his team's late start, into consideration...

 2021-05-18 19:32 

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Little Coyote pizza shop to open second Long Beach location...

The popular Retro Row spot will open a second shop in East Long Beach....

 2021-05-18 19:25 

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How to get $50 internet discounts from Spectrum, Cox, AT&T...

The program is part of the $900 billion December pandemic-relief package....

 2021-05-18 19:22 

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Are fireworks legal in California on July 4th? Ask the lawyer...

Subject to local restrictions, safe-and-sane fireworks may be sold, purchased and used by the general public, but only licensed retailers can sell them (and then only from June 28 to July 6)....

 2021-05-18 19:22 

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GOP's McCarthy opposes Jan. 6 panel; McConnell hits 'pause'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday that he won't support a proposal to form an independent, bipartisan commission to study the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, almost certainly eroding GOP suppor...

 2021-05-18 19:04 

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Rep. Maxine Waters threatens to sue Fox News over allegation of requests for federal law enforcement on flights...

"Let it be made clear that I have never requested or utilized any Capitol Police, Secret Service, or U.S. Air Marshal presence on that flight or any of my flights," the congresswoman said in response....

 2021-05-18 18:55 

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Wilson High valedictorian among 12 theater scholarship winners...

MTW Footlighters is an auxiliary volunteer group dedicated to promoting the musical theater company....

 2021-05-18 18:43 

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Charles Grodin, star of 'Midnight Run' and 'Beethoven,' dies at 86...

The Emmy-winning actor also served as a liberal commentator on radio and TV in the 1990s....

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