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Los Angeles, Spanish for The Angels), often known by its initials L.A., is the most populous city in the State of California and the second most populous in the United States, after New York City, with a population at the 2010 United States Census of 3,792,621. It has an area of 468.67 square miles (1,213.8 km2), and is located in Southern California. The city is the focal point of the larger Los Angeles–Long Beach–Santa Ana metropolitan statistical area and Greater Los Angeles Area region, which contain 12,828,837 and nearly 18 million people respectively as of 2010, making it one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world and the second largest in the United States. Los Angeles is also the seat of Los Angeles County, the most populated and one of the most ethnically diverse counties in the United States, while the entire Los Angeles area itself has been recognized as the most diverse of the nation's largest cities. The city's inhabitants are referred to as "Angelenos."

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Calling for equal rights for women and waving "Dump Trump" signs, tens of thousands of demonstrators converged on downtown Los Angeles on Saturday to take part in the second Women's March in L.A., one of dozens of similar protests held around the country. After an early morning rally in Pershing ...
Early retirement: Charlie Beck, the son of a police officer whose own career with the Los Angeles police Department spanned four decades, will retire this summer, ending an eight-year tenure as police chief before finishing out the remainder of his second term. Beck was credited with major reforms in the ...

The crowds are not expected to be as large as last January, when more than 1 million people marched across the globe to protest the presidency of Donald Trump, who was inaugurated a day earlier. Still, if all goes according to plans hatched by a variety of activist groups, protests will unfold this weekend ...
The event started at 8:30 a.m. Saturday in Pershing Square. Attendees began marching at 10 a.m., reaching Grand Park and City Hall around 11, where a very long list of politicians and activists are scheduled to speak until 3 p.m.. Catch up on everything you need to know about the Los Angeles festivities, ...
Will the Justice Department charge elected officials in "sanctuary cities"? New York Times. -- Sanctuary cities from Santa Cruz to Los Angeles are on edge. Santa Cruz Sentinel. -- How the Trump Administration could use the U.S. Census, and questions about immigration, to hurt California. Politico.
A weak weather system is bringing snow to the mountains and rain to other parts of Southern California. Rainfall rates are not expected to match those of the Jan. 9 storm that caused flooding and damaging mudflows throughout the region and unleashed devastation in the Santa Barbara County coastal ...

The death toll from influenza in California rose sharply on Friday, amid a brutal flu season that has spread across the nation. State health officials said that 32 people under 65 died last week of the flu, making it the deadliest week this season so far. In total, 74 people under age 65 have died of the flu since ...
Officials plan to add 12 trains through Southern California to accommodate crowds. Trains will be added on the San Bernardino and Antelope Valley lines. Metrolink will also offer service on its Ventura County line between Chatsworth and Los Angeles. The Ventura County line typically does not operate on ...
Los Angeles residents looking to take advantage of California's new laws allowing the sale of recreational marijuana may find it a little easier to do so, starting as soon as Saturday. That's when the first stores in the city of Los Angeles will be able to sell the drug for non-medicinal purposes, according to Alex ...
Federal agents last week conducted audits and inspections of nearly 100 7-Eleven stores nationwide, including several in Los Angeles. ... That was before the San Francisco Chronicle reported Tuesday that immigration officials are preparing for a major sweep of Northern California cities, in which agents ...
Los Angeles Times. Op-ed: Do we need a New Deal-type solution to solve the homeless problem? Los Angeles Times. Scary memories: What the Northridge quake, which hit 24 years ago, felt like. Los Angeles Times. government AND politics. Here we go again: "New California" is actually an old ...
State officials on Thursday blasted the Trump Administration over reports of an imminent immigration enforcement sweep of Northern California and said new state laws will make such action more difficult. California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra warned employers he is prepared to seek fines if they violate a ...
The federal government audited California because it had the largest gap of all states between the overall number of graduates reported by the state and the numbers reported by school districts. Auditors looked closely at how graduation rates were calculated for samples of students in the Los Angeles ...
A new year and a new Republican candidate have cracked open California's sleepy race for governor, unleashing predictions of a splintered GOP vote that could sink Republicans and lead to a November ... The former mayor of Los Angeles trails Newsom in the polls but is far ahead of the rest of the field.
Los Angeles -- police and parents of a missing 19-year-old college student not seen since Tuesday are looking for any sign of the teen, CBS Los Angeles reports. Blaze Bernstein returned home to Foothill ranch from the University of Pennsylvania for winter break. His parents say a friend picked him up ...
There are two things working against the Trump Administration's proposal to open up California coastal waters to new oil and gas drilling: state regulators and simple economics. California has powerful legal tools to head off new offshore development, and the price of oil offers little incentive to the energy ...
The boat left Redondo Beach's King harbor early Friday morning under conditions so perfect, I couldn't think of one good reason to ever go back to the office. The overnight fog had lifted, with only a thin layer lingering over the Palos Verdes Peninsula. A small swell rolled gently under the boat, gulls sailed ...

State health officials say that 27 people younger than 65 have died of the flu in California since October. That's compared to three the same time last year, The Los Angeles Times reports. Health officials say there's no region of the state where people were being spared from the flu. At UCLA Medical Center ...
That language precisely mirrors the phrasing used by the Los Angeles Times in requests for records filed with both houses on Nov. 3. The statement goes on to say that documents covering some claims of past sexual harassment will be released "in the coming weeks." While the public statement does not ...
In Los Angeles, many marijuana businesses have been eagerly awaiting local approval so they can obtain state licenses and start selling recreational pot. Virgil Grant, who co-founded the marijuana industry group Southern California Coalition, said he was peppered with phone calls Thursday after the ...
The Justice Department move plunged California's fledgling recreational pot market into further uncertainty and was met with a bipartisan backlash from lawmakers in states where marijuana is now sold legally to any adult who wants to buy it. Los Angeles Times. money matters: The crackdown on pot sales ...
So many people have fallen sick with influenza in California that pharmacies have run out of flu medicines, emergency rooms are packed, and the death toll is rising higher than in ... In Los Angeles County, 33 people have died of the flu this season and only a handful were under 65, Gunzenhauser said.
Jeff Sessions ended an Obama-era federal policy that provided legal shelter for marijuana sales in California and five other states that have allowed ... Thom Mrozek, a spokesman for the U.S. attorney in Los Angeles, said he did not have any specific comment about whether the office would change its ...
On the first day of recreational marijuana sales in West Hollywood, the mood was celebratory and the line was long. A crowd of about 80 people stood outside MedMen's Santa Monica Boulevard location on Tuesday, willing to wait as long as 45 minutes for their chance to buy marijuana from a retail ...
CA Los Angeles/Oxnard CA Zone Forecast for Tuesday, January 2, 2018. _____. 002 FPUS56 KLOX 022211. ZFPLOX. Zone Forecasts for Southwestern California. National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA. 211 PM PST Tue Jan 2 2018. CAZ041-031230-. Los Angeles County Coast including ...
Ojai, CA - DECEMBER 09: firefighters use drip torches to set a backfire at night in an effort to make progress against the Thomas Fire before the ... At the time, the Thomas Fire in Ventura County, the Lilac Fire near Fallbrook in San Diego County and a trio of fires in Los Angeles County were still burning.
SACRAMENTO (AP) -- California lawmakers will grapple with a growing sexual misconduct scandal when they return to Sacramento on Wednesday for ... came forward with specific allegations that prompted Democratic Assemblymen Raul Bocanegra and Matt Dababneh, both of Los Angeles, to resign.
California CITY, Calif. (AP) -- Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is becoming a California marijuana entrepreneur. reports that Tyson and partners on Dec. 20 broke ground on a plot for a cannabis resort in California City, a remote Mojave Desert town that's about a 110-mile ...
A man arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of making a 911 call to police in Kansas as part of a deadly "swatting" prank is being held without bail ... "I just like to recognize that law enforcement in California was very cooperative and thank them for their prompt response to our request," Bennett said.
Los Angeles, CA - A San Fernando Valley man was killed on New Year's Day when his car veered off Interstate 10 between Indio and Blythe, the California Highway Patrol reported Tuesday. The 49-year-old man was killed at 2:05 a.m. Monday on westbound Interstate 10, east of Hayfield Road, ...
Los Angeles (CBSLA) -- Authorities said three people were shot Monday evening in South Los Angeles. One of the victims is reportedly a young girl, officials said. The girl's age was not disclosed but described as younger than a teenager. The shooting occurred just after 6 p.m. at West 105th Street and ...
It's a new year and that means for the second year in a row, minimum wages will go up in California. (KABC) ... Los Angeles County already has a higher minimum wage that went into effect last July. It's $10.50 and ... In Los Angeles County, those increases will happen faster for larger businesses by 2020.
The deal the worker struck was simple: $150 a day to tile a bathroom and stucco the walls of a home in Arcadia. The pay was to come at the end of each day but never did, according to a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court by the California labor commissioner. After six days with no pay, the ...
This sequence of photos of the L.A. conductor proves it. Los Angeles Times. New Year's dip: This might be the best -- or the worst -- way to begin 2018. Orange County Register. government AND politics. GOP's California issue: As Republicans assess their prospects in 2018 and beyond, California ...
MS-13 refers to an international gang which began in Los Angeles. It was unclear if the sign had been removed as of Tuesday afternoon. In October, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed sanctuary state legislation that extends protections for immigrants living in the United States illegally. The bill took affect ...
Pedestrians walk past MedMen, a medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles, in this Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017 photo. California kicked off adult-use cannabis sales on New Year's Day, but Los Angeles officials say dispensaries in the city won't be part of the celebration. The city announced Friday, Dec.
He was twice elected mayor of Los Angeles, California's largest city. Villaraigosa lost to Jim Hahn in the 2001 race for mayor of Los Angeles, but unseated Hahn four years later by cobbling together a patchwork of support, stealing from Hahn's previous voting base in South L.A., the Westside and the central ...
Los Angeles Times. And: What you need to know about California's other new laws for 2018. Los Angeles Times. Price gouging in wine country? Scores of residents in wine country have alleged rent gouging after the October firestorms torched thousands of homes, leaving many people without homes and ...
The Thomas fire had already torn through disparate points of Southern California -- beach enclaves, orange groves, rural canyons, golf retreats and suburban cul-de-sacs. Flames ignited fan palms against the Pacific surf and cedars on high granite peaks. Residents along the flame front had seen fires ...
Tyler Barriss, 25, is suspected of making that call and was arrested in Los Angeles on Friday, according to the law enforcement official. The official wasn't authorized to discuss the investigation publicly and spoke to The Associated Press Saturday on condition of anonymity. The official had no information on ...
In this Sept. 4, 2017 photo, Union workers and minimum wage activists gather for a Labor Day rally in downtown Los Angeles. California state lawmakers passed and Gov. Jerry Brown signed nearly 900 new laws in 2017, most of which take effect Jan. 1, 2018. Among them is one making California a ...
At a game played at Mayer high school in Spring Valley, Ariz., which is majority white, students were upset by the athlete's gesture and yelled racial slurs at fans and players from San Pasqual Valley in Winterhaven, Calif., whose students are primarily Native American and Latino, according to IRA Gottlieb, ...
It's complicated: The messy details of marijuana legalization in California have left some Los Angeles pot businesses uneasy about how to follow the new law. To sell cannabis commercially starting in January -- whether for medical or recreational use -- a pot shop must have a state license. And to get a ...
Southern California reported the warmest temperatures in the nation on Wednesday and would probably do the same on Thursday and Friday, according to the National Weather Service. Thanks largely to a high pressure system compressing air over the Great Basin, Los Angeles County could see ...
The Sonoma ridgeline was a sunrise of flame as Sgt. Brandon Cutting led deputies up country roads to pound on doors, hollering "Sheriff's Office!" Thirty minutes later, with Cutting huffing from exertion and choking in thick smoke, the evacuation of Redwood Hill was still playing out one door at a time.
More from the Los Angeles Times. The debate over single-payer healthcare in California isn't going away. Here's why · 'California versus Trump' became an instant rallying cry. But 'resistance' has been more complicated · All California politics coverage · Sign up for the Essential politics newsletter.
The messy and complicated details of marijuana legalization in California have left some Los Angeles pot businesses uneasy about how to follow the new law. To sell cannabis commercially starting in January -- whether for medical or recreational use -- a pot shop must have a state license. And to get a ...
The 911 call came in at 6 a.m. Sunday. A teenage girl was on the line with an unsettling tale. She had managed to escape from her family's home in Perris, where her parents had been holding her captive. Her brothers and sisters were still locked inside -- 12 of them. Some were chained to their beds, she ...
In fact, there has been no substantial rainfall in downtown Los Angeles since February. Since Oct. 1, downtown L.A. has seen only a measly 0.12 inches of rain. It's part of a larger weather trend for Southern California: Over the last seven years, maximum temperatures during the fall have gotten hotter and ...
On Tuesday, the league announced the 2018 Pro Bowl roster, that included four Los Angeles Chargers to represent the AFC. The Bolts will be represented by DE Joey Bosa, QB Philip Rivers, CB Casey Hayward, and WR Keenan Allen. "It's always an honor to be selected," Rivers told reporters. "Knowing ...


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