Fresno police chief on leave over alleged affair with officer’s wife
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Fresno police chief on leave over alleged affair with officer’s wife

The city of Fresno placed its police chief on paid administrative leave Wednesday as it continued an investigation into an inappropriate relationship that he allegedly had with an…

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Spotted lanternfly eggs discovered in California for the first time
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Spotted lanternfly eggs discovered in California for the first time

Eggs of the spotted lanternfly, an invasive species that’s wreaked havoc on crops across more than a dozen states, were recently discovered on a metal art installation that…

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Water district’s top manager accused of sexism and harassment
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Water district’s top manager accused of sexism and harassment

The board of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is set to hold a closed-door meeting Thursday to discuss accusations by the agency’s chief financial officer that…

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Mifepristone is safe. Is your uterus?
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Mifepristone is safe. Is your uterus?

Huge sigh of relief. In a ruling that I happily admit surprised me, the Supreme Court on Thursday affirmed the obvious: Women should have the right to safe…

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L.A. neighborhood seeks help amid plague of coyotes: ‘Not afraid of humans’
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L.A. neighborhood seeks help amid plague of coyotes: ‘Not afraid of humans’

Residents of Mar Vista are certain that they are being watched. And Jennifer Bedolla knows who it is: the pack of coyotes that she often catches lounging in…

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Southern California prices are at a record. Could relief be on the way?
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Southern California prices are at a record. Could relief be on the way?

Southern California home prices hit a record for the third-straight month in May, but there could be some help on the horizon. Although home prices increased, more listings…

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Occidental trustees vote not to divest from Israel-linked companies
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Occidental trustees vote not to divest from Israel-linked companies

Occidental College’s board of trustees voted this week not to divest from companies with ties to Israel, saying the move would further divide the campus and limit freedom…

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RFK Jr. says he would cut the defense budget in half
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RFK Jr. says he would cut the defense budget in half

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. told an Orange County audience Wednesday night that America faces an existential threat because of its insistence on behaving like an imperial power rather…

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More diesel trucks get access to L.A., Long Beach ports amid EPA delay
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More diesel trucks get access to L.A., Long Beach ports amid EPA delay

More than 1,000 diesel-powered cargo trucks — which should’ve been banned from serving California ports — were granted access to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach…

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Column: Suggesting that Biden has dementia? ‘If…shame still exists, I’d call it shameful’
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Column: Suggesting that Biden has dementia? ‘If…shame still exists, I’d call it shameful’

There really should be an alert system in place for TV campaign ads in the run-up to the November elections. Red lights would flash and sirens would wail…

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