Crossing the U.S.-Mexico border at San Diego can often be a long process. But for 57 hours in September, all cars will be barred from entering Tijuana through San Ysidro.
Lasting from 3 a.m. on Sept. 23 until noon on Sept. 25, the closure is part of a plan by the U.S. General Services Administration…
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A 219,000-gallon sewage spill along a stretch of the Ventura County coastline triggered warnings to beachgoers due to possible health hazards .
The spill occurred Sunday when a power outage affected a treatment plant in Oxnard, according to the Ventura County Environmental Health Division. The…
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A man was killed and two women were injured early Tuesday after gunfire erupted at a Signal Hill strip club that has a history of shootings, authorities said.
Shots rang out about 1:50 a.m. at the Fantasy Castle club in the 2800 block of Walnut Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s…
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Fifty years ago, Joseph Phelan let his younger sister tag along on his first date with the woman he eventually married.
Dawn Marie Ritz sat in the back seat of the car at the Lancaster drive-in movie theater, while Phelan tried to woo his date.
Now 67, Phelan laughed recently at that memory of…
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Authorities continue to investigate the deaths of a Los Alamitos police captain and the city clerk of Westminster, whose bodies were found early Monday inside a Seal Beach apartment after a call for help.
Los Alamitos Police Capt. Rick Moore, 49, and Westminster City Clerk Amanda Jensen, 37, suffered…
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Two weeks ago, Juanita Mendez-Medrano was selling flowers and Hawaiian leis to people attending a graduation ceremony at Perris High School when a Riverside sheriff’s deputy approached her.
At least 15 other street vendors were cited by deputies for vending without a city permit. When it was Mendez-Medrano’s…
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Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Tuesday, July 18, and here’s what’s happening across California:
Former USC dean no longer seeing patients
The former dean of USC’s medical school is on leave and is no longer seeing patients after the Los Angeles…
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California State University trustees on Tuesday will discuss how to spend $3.4 billion in taxpayer funds earmarked for the system — more than what Gov. Jerry Brown initially proposed but still not enough to reverse a controversial tuition increase and tackle certain priorities such as building…
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A 15-year-old boy and a man in his 20s were wounded Monday night in what police believe was a gang-related shooting near an entrance to Paramount Pictures in Hollywood.
Shortly after 8 p.m. a suspect walked up to the victims at the corner of Lemon Grove and Van Ness avenues and opened fire, shooting…
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Two Los Angeles police officers were injured in a car crash Monday afternoon in South Los Angeles, officials said.
The collision occurred about 4:40 p.m. at Vermont Avenue and 43rd Place, according to Los Angeles Police Officer Mike Lopez.
The officers’ injuries were not life-threatening, and both…
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