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Immigration reform: The when is now and it's long overdue

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Fresh off a victory in which they took control of both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, the GOP suddenly finds itself in a jam.

The story of the moment is no longer President Obama's healthcare program, which Republicans have promised to blow up on the way to the presidency in 2016.

It's Obama's immigration reform plan, which he...

Unions remain a crucial backer of Gov. Jerry Brown's campaign

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The proposal to restrict school districts' financial reserves seemed to come out of nowhere, slipped into the state budget just days before the spending plan would come up for a vote.

At a legislative hearing, Democrats were confused and Republicans were critical. Recession-weary education officials launched an unsuccessful counterattack against...

Mother bear and cub in tree draw crowd in Arcadia

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Mira Costa High reopens, cautiously, after Yik Yak threats

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Students at Mira Costa High School were urged to leave their backpacks at home  Thursday as the campus reopened after a two-day closure spurred by threats posted on Yik Yak.

The request was part of increased security measures by the Manhattan Beach Unified School District in response to threats posted on the social media network prompted school...

Violent microburst sends mud flowing from burn area

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