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Trump spurs a fresh wave of Latino activism

latimes.com — As Donald Trump's presidential campaign moves into California, he's being met by a revitalized, youthful Latino-rights movement playing from a different rule book than its predecessors. Trump faced large and hostile demonstrations outside a rally Thursday night in Costa Mesa and at the Burlingame hotel where he delivered a speech to the California Republican Convention.

San Bernardino terror attack

latimes.com — The U.S. government made a dramatic about-face Monday, announcing it may not need Apple's help unlocking an iPhone belonging to an assailant in last year's San Bernardino terror attack, bringing an abrupt halt - and possibly an end - to its high-stakes legal showdown with the technology giant.Justice...

Santa Clarita couple accused of sexually abusing children charged with additional felony counts

latimes.com — A Santa Clarita couple accused of sexually abusing seven children over a span of 15 years was charged Friday with additional felony counts, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. Francisco Avendano, 42, and Jacqueline Wadsworth, 32, already each faced two identical counts of lewd acts upon a child under the age of 14.

Officials: power outages may loom in region

sandiegouniontribune.com — State officials are warning that Southern California could face as many as 14 days of scheduled blackouts this summer due to depleted reserves of natural gas caused by the massive leak in Aliso Canyon. Located in the hills above Porter Ranch, Aliso Canyon is a crucial gas storage facility, supplying 17 power plants in the Los Angeles basin.

Famed mountain lion P-22 is the prime suspect in the killing of an L.A. Zoo koala

latimes.com — Her body had been mutilated and most of her face was missing. Blood soaked what remained of her gray fur. The killing, which was announced Thursday, beneath the foothills of the city was fitting of noir murder mystery, except for the setting and the victim: the Los Angeles Zoo - and a koala.

San Bernardino survivors divided on Apple's stand against FBI

dailygazette.com — Among those debating Apple's stance against the Justice Department are a handful of people who know from experience what it is like to have a terrorist's gun aimed at them or their loved ones. For some, Syed Rizwan Farook's iPhone and what it could reveal beyond its locked passcode is a valuable puzzle piece in the FBI's investigation.

Why San Bernardino attack survivors are divided on Apple's stand against FBI

latimes.com — Among those debating Apple's stance against the Justice Department are a handful of people who know from experience what it is like to have a terrorist's gun aimed at them or their loved ones. For some, Syed Rizwan Farook's iPhone and what it could reveal beyond its locked pass code is a valuable...

Grim Sleeper serial killer trial begins, years after slayings terrorized South LA

stltoday.com — LOS ANGELES * Debra, a waitress, was discovered shot in the chest three decades ago in an alley. The body of 25-year-old Janecia was found in a dumpster in 2007. There were at least eight other women. And one who got away. They were young and black and leading troubled lives, some working as prostitutes.

Grim Sleeper serial killer trial begins, years after slayings terrorised Los Angeles

smh.com.au — Lonnie Franklin Jr appears in Los Angeles Superior Court for opening statements in his trial. Photo: Al Seib Los Angeles: Debra, a waitress, was discovered shot in the chest three decades ago in an alley. The body of 25-year-old Janecia was found in a dumpster in 2007.

Grim Sleeper serial killer trial to begin, years after slayings terrorized South L.A.

latimes.com — Debra, a waitress, was discovered shot in the chest three decades ago in an alley. The body of 25-year-old Janecia was found in a dumpster in 2007. There were at least eight other women. And one who got away. They were young and black and leading troubled lives, some working as prostitutes.
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Apr 28, 2016

FBI arrests brother of San Bernardino terrorist and 2 others on marriage fraud charges fw.to/uFtzrxL

Apr 24, 2016

Interesting tale of man raised in U.S. w/o legal status who returns to Mexico for American Dream fw.to/erYAqRj by @theCindyCarcamo

Apr 23, 2016

RT @NYMag: This pricey and totally not creepy mattress will notify you if someone has sex in your bed: nym.ag/1WM04RX https://t.copic.twitter.com/G8Ox8zmUvWG8Ox8zmUvW

Apr 22, 2016

RT @Rob_Flaherty: How on earth did the @latimes turn this around so quickly? Very cool. fw.to/IGdDq0J

Apr 22, 2016

Woke up this morning in a world w/o #Prince...Coulda sworn it was judgment day.The sky was all purple, there were people runnin everywhere.

Apr 21, 2016

RT @latimesnational: FBI paid at least $1 million to hack into terrorist's iPhone, director says lat.ms/245eq1K

Apr 21, 2016

RT @latimes: Prince's cause of death is under investigation by the Carver County Sheriff's Office lat.ms/1SUxOXi pic.twitter.com/uqX74fajXpfajXp

Apr 21, 2016

Feeling like #Prince left us standing alone in a world that's so cold.


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