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Power Shut-Off Costs, LA Dodgers Lose To The Nationals, Space X Hosts NASA




LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 09: (EDITOR'S NOTE: This iage has been converted to black and white) Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers sits in the dug out after leaving the game and giving up back to back home runs in the eighth inning during game five of the National League Division Series against the Washington Nationals at Dodger Stadium on October 09, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 09: (EDITOR'S NOTE: This iage has been converted to black and white) Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers sits in the dug out after leaving the game and giving up back to back home runs in the eighth inning during game five of the National League Division Series against the Washington Nationals at Dodger Stadium on October 09, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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We look at how the Santa Ana winds are affecting the area. Plus, how fans are reacting to the Los Angeles Dodgers losing to the Washington Nationals. And, Space X hosted NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine and two astronauts today to talk about the future of its commercial crew program.

POWER SHUT-OFFS 

Power shut-offs are happening across the state. They're part of a larger effort to prevent wildfires as high winds sweep Northern and Southern California. To that end, Southern California Edison says it's cut power to nearly 13,000 customers in four counties, including Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Ventura. While the shutoff efforts are aimed at preventing loss of property and life, they're not without cost either. One Stanford energy professor even gave it a dollar figure: about $1.8 billion dollars a day.

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L.A. Dodgers Lose to Washington Nationals

The team that won a franchise record - 106 games - in the regular season, 7-straight division titles and been to back to back World Series...are done. Last night the Dodgers lost in the first round - a gigantic letdown for fans. They'll be waiting 'till next year but have a whole lot of questions to ponder until then. 

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LGBTQ Democratic Presidential Forum

Tonight, several of the Democratic presidential candidates will be in downtown L.A. for a town hall on LGBTQ rights. It's one of a handful of times they'll be in Southern California and is also the first-ever televised presidential event focused on LGBTQ issues. We wanted to find out what some voters will be looking for in the candidates, and who are their front-runners already.

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Demonstrators in favour of LGBT rights rally outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, October 8, 2019, as the Court holds oral arguments in three cases dealing with workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)
Demonstrators in favour of LGBT rights rally outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, October 8, 2019, as the Court holds oral arguments in three cases dealing with workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)
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Throwback Thursday: Gay's Lion Farm

You're probably familiar with Leo the lion, the name of the MGM mascot, but you might not know the story behind the lion farm that supplied the big cats. On today's Throwback Thursday, we explore the history of Gay's Lion Farm.

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Santa Ana Winds Culture

Already today we are seeing blazes start up in areas like Fontana and Moreno Valley. No causes have been identified but the weather isn't helping. It is hot and dry and those Santa Anas are blowing. From our archives, a profile on those wild winds. 

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Space X NASA

The private space company, Space X, was playing host to the federal space agency earlier today. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine was touring the Hawthorne facility in advance of the country's first privately-flown space mission with humans. Space X founder and chief engineer Elon Musk held a press conference with two of the NASA astronauts that will be flying onboard Musk's Crew Dragon capsule.

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from space launch complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center, Florida on March 30, 2017, with an SES communications satellite.  
SpaceX blasted off a recycled rocket for the first time on, using a booster that had previously flown cargo to the astronauts living at the International Space Station. / AFP PHOTO / BRUCE WEAVER        (Photo credit should read BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from space launch complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center, Florida on March 30, 2017, with an SES communications satellite. SpaceX blasted off a recycled rocket for the first time on, using a booster that had previously flown cargo to the astronauts living at the International Space Station. / AFP PHOTO / BRUCE WEAVER (Photo credit should read BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)
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