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Associated PressPALO ALTO, Calif. -- Facebook is unveiling a revamped internal site designed to help people stay safe while surfing online. Facebook's "Safety Center," which features new tools for parents, teachers, teens and law enforcement, is the first major endeavor...
Tags: Social Issues, KTLA, Sexual Assault, Sociology, Sex Crimes
California's hands-free cellphone law has been a lifesaver. According to California Highway Patrol statistics, the law has helped reduce the number of annual fatalities on our roads by 700 and collisions by between 75,000 and 100,000. CHP data also show...
Tags: Laws, Travel, Safety of Citizens, Transportation, Fines
KTLA NewsHAWTHORNE -- Three Tesla Motors employees were killed Wednesday morning when their light plane crashed into a residential neighborhood in East Palo Alto in Northern California. The employees of the Silicon Valley automaker were on their way to Hawthorne...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES -- Two tickets with all six winning numbers were sold in Friday night's drawing of the 12-state Mega Millions lottery, which had a jackpot of $333 million. One of the winning tickets was sold in San Gabriel and the other was sold in New York....
Web ReporterThe Seattle Chief of Police Search Committee is now in a closed door executive session deliberating who to choose for the top three candidates to pass on to Mayor Mike McGinn. The committee is expected to make a vote around 8:15 PM. The three finalists...
Capitol JournalTake a good look because you won't see this often: The Legislature's majority party trying to surrender power. It's power that Democrats have been incapable or unwilling to exercise anyway. And it's not like they're giving it to Republicans. They're...
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Two men claim they've bagged Bigfoot, and they say they have the hairy corpse of the legendary creature stored away in a freezer. Matt Whitton and Rick Dyer say they stumbled across the corpse in the woods of northern Georgia, across the country from the...
Sun StaffAvi Rubin is known for annoying large companies and important people. Two years ago, the Johns Hopkins University professor first alerted the country to troubling vulnerabilities in electronic voting, much to the consternation of election officials and...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe recent Bigfoot hoopla ended Wednesday when the purported carcass of the great hairy one captured in northern Georgia turned out to be a rubber gorilla suit. Before the hoax was revealed, the media turned out in force Friday at a Palo Alto, Calif.,...
Tribune staff reporterSome impressive birthdays have been celebrated lately, including the 200th of Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin, who were born on the same day in 1809. Let's blow out 10 more candles to celebrate these facts: 1. A "leapling" or "leaper" is a person born...
After eight years of being little more than the president's sugar daddies, Southern Californians can be proud to have a new occupant of the Oval Office who values us not just for our generous campaign contributions but for who we really are: providers...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIf you need help with your passport, do not e-mail your congressional representative's office. Call. This list of California House members (with their district number) was compiled using the contact information on each representative's website. --------...
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