The California Department of Corrections says guards have been injured by prisoners in two assaults at Kern Valley State Prison.
The first assault occurred about 6:40 a.m. Monday when an inmate refused to go into a cell and punched one of two escorting officers, knocking one down stairs.
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A pedestrian was hit and killed Monday night at an East Los Angeles crossing by a Metrolink train heading to San Bernardino.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Metrolink’s Line 334 stopped west of Cal State L.A. about 9:15 p.m. after it struck a person on the tracks near the Whiteside…
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A 15-year-old boy was in critical condition Monday evening following a shooting near the Los Angeles Police Department’s 77th Street Station.
Two males are being sought in connection with the attack, authorities said.
The shooting was reported shortly after 4 p.m. in the 7600 block of South Broadway….
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Two resolutions before the Los Angeles Board of Education on Tuesday would extend the school system’s already extensive food-related activism. The first would ban “McTeacher’s Night” school fundraisers hosted by McDonald’s restaurants. The second would direct district officials to develop a vegan…
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UC Berkeley is under fire again over the issue of sexual misconduct.
The university announced last week that University of California regents had reached a legal settlement with Sujit Choudhry, a former law school dean who admitted in a campus investigation that he inappropriately kissed, touched…
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Los Angeles County residents who have yet to file state or federal taxes can head to Koreatown on Tax Day for free coffee, donuts and tax preparation services.
From 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, the group Free Tax Prep Los Angeles will have IRS-certified volunteer tax specialists at the Koreatown Youth…
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Los Angeles County pressed forward with an effort to strengthen the safety net for its most vulnerable residents Monday with a budget plan that carves out significant allotments for social services, healthcare and other support for the poor.
The proposed budget is a slight increase from last year,…
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Los Angeles City Council candidates in tight races frequently seek endorsements from former rivals to broaden their base of support.
But an endorsement agreement in the Council District 1 race in northeast Los Angeles is drawing complaints.
Candidate and bike activist Joe Bray-Ali signed an endorsement…
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Comedian Micah “Katt” Williams will have to undergo a year of anger management classes after pleading no contest Monday to a robbery charge stemming from a 2014 incident during which prosecutors say he and rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight snatched a camera from a photographer.
Under the terms of…
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A UC Berkeley student died Sunday after she fell from a fourth-floor balcony at an apartment building near campus, police said.
The Alameda County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Kimberly Tze, a 21-year-old Elk Grove resident.
The fall was reported just after midnight in the 2700 block…
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