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Local mountain lions could become extinct in 50 years. Here's how that could change.

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|  Scientists have some bad news -  there’s a one in four chance mountain lions living in the Santa Monica and Santa Ana mountains could be extinct in 50 years.

Hey LA, The Worst Time To Drive In The Rain Is Probably Not When You Think

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When it's raining, LA's roads are slick. So naturally there'd be more accidents when the roads are full, right? Wrong. Researchers from USC's data journalism project Crosstown recently crunched traffic and weather data and found some weird patterns.

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Orange County plans to stop housing ICE detainees

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Orange County has announced that it will stop housing detainees from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to free up more space for inmates requiring mental health services.

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LA Mayor's office helping houses of worship apply for security grants

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More houses of worship are looking for ways to boost security. Federal grants are available to help with things like installing cameras and additional fencing.

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Police investigating anti-Semitic posters at San Fernando Valley schools

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Police are investigating anti-Semitic posters left around several schools in the west San Fernando Valley this week.

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SoCal military construction may be delayed for border wall

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President Trump wants to pull up to 3.6 billion dollars from the the Pentagon's military construction budget to pay for his long-promised border wall.

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Newport-Mesa school board addresses recent anti-semitic incidents

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Some are pleased with the district's response while others say it's too little, too late in schools with a history of offenses against marginalized groups.

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Experts inspect Santa Anita Track after 21 horse deaths

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Experts are out today at Santa Anita Park this week to examine the one-mile track that has been the scene of 21 horse deaths in just ten weeks. 

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Former USC student says cheating scandal is 'infuriating'

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 The college admissions scandal continues to reverberate around local schools like USC. Students who didn’t have a lot of resources growing up but managed to get into the school are feeling particularly burned.

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