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  • L.A. County supervisorial candidates lay out visions for healthcare

     L.A. County supervisorial candidates lay out visions for healthcare
    The most prominent candidates to fill seats this fall on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have very personal reasons to be interested in healthcare. One is an HIV-positive West Hollywood city councilman. Another left the Obama...
  • L.A.-area healthcare providers to issue guidelines for end-of-life care

    L.A.-area healthcare providers to issue guidelines for end-of-life care
    Sam Sale knew his time had come. Hospitalized repeatedly since suffering a severe blood infection in November, the 93-year-old was done with all the poking and prodding. His doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center thought he might have suffered a minor...
  • Man who leads LAPD on pursuit is rescued when car overturns

    Man who leads LAPD on pursuit is rescued when car overturns
    Firefighters extracted a man from an overturned car Friday morning after a police chase came to an end in Boyle Heights, authorities said. Police received a call of a stolen vehicle at 4:15 a.m., Los Angeles police Lt. Carlos Solano told KTLA-TV. A...
  • Woman accused of killing 3 daughters could face death penalty

    Murder charges filed against a West Carson mother accused of killing her three young daughters carries a special allegation that could bring the death penalty, prosecutors said. But the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Friday it...
  • Suspected 'hash oil' lab explodes in Malibu home; 1 man burned

    Suspected 'hash oil' lab explodes in Malibu home; 1 man burned
    A suspected drug lab at a home in Malibu caught fire and exploded Tuesday, injuring one person who had to be transported to the hospital via helicopter, authorities said. Firefighters responded to the home in the 1200 block of Encinal Canyon Road...
  • Stranded motorist allegedly fights with CHP officers on 60 Freeway

    Stranded motorist allegedly fights with CHP officers on 60 Freeway
    What started out as California Highway Patrol officers trying to help a driver whose vehicle had become disabled on the 60 Freeway early Wednesday ended in the 44-year-old motorist's arrest after he allegedly came to blows with the officers. Carlos...
  • Blind man survives being run over by Metro train

    Blind man survives being run over by Metro train
    This post has been updated A blind man who fell off the edge of a subway platform Thursday afternoon and into the path of an oncoming Metro train survived the accident mostly unharmed, officials said. "It really is a miracle," Los Angeles County...
  • Metro train rider 'shocked' after blind man survives being run over

    Metro train rider 'shocked' after blind man survives being run over
    A passenger who was on the Metro Red Line train that passed over a blind man moments after he fell off a platform Thursday described having a "sick feeling" as riders realized what had happened. The man -- an unidentified 47-year-old Los Angeles...
  • Police identify 25-year-old cyclist who died in Glendale crash

    A 25-year-old Glendale cyclist was struck and killed by a vehicle Sunday morning in a South Glendale neighborhood, police said. A witness reported that Melik Khanamiryan was riding at a “fast rate of speed” south on Glendale Avenue, near...
  • L.A. Unified's decision to move students sparks furor

    L.A. Unified's decision to move students sparks furor
    The two schools are a two-minute drive apart in similarly low-income, largely immigrant neighborhoods. But to hear students tell it, the two places might as well be different planets. Lincoln High School in Lincoln Heights, located on the edge of...
  • Woman struck by Mayor Garcetti's SUV in 'very stable' condition

    Woman struck by Mayor Garcetti's SUV in 'very stable' condition
    The 60-year-old woman who was struck Tuesday by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s vehicle in downtown L.A. is in “very stable” condition and may be able to be discharged Wednesday, a hospital representative said. Rosa Saca, a...
  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti's vehicle hits woman crossing street

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti's vehicle hits woman crossing street
    A 60-year-old woman was hospitalized Tuesday after being struck by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's vehicle in downtown Los Angeles, authorities said. Garcetti, a passenger, was talking on the phone with a reporter from the Economist when the...