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Low turnout on L.A.’s Tuesday elections no surprise

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The preliminary turnout for Tuesday’s Los Angeles primary election — which included a pair of ballot measures aimed at boosting voter participation — was 8.6 percent, although the figure is expected to rise as ballot-counting continues, the City Clerk’s Office announced today. The clerk’s office still needs to tally 46,412 outstanding […]

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Huizar prevails-and other L.A. city council election results

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - City Councilman Jose Huizar fended off a spirited challenge from former Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina to retain his 14th District seat, headlining a winning night for council incumbents. “We did it!” Huizar shouted at his election-night party Tuesday night at Salesian High School, drawing cheers from the crowd. Huizar’s […]

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Homeless Count ends tonight

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count will enter its third and final day today, with local and federal dignitaries joining in the effort to catalogue the number of people living on the streets in the county.   The Los Angeles County effort began Tuesday night with thousands of volunteers sweeping through […]

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Accelerant sparked Da Vinci fire, officials say, as reward hits $170,000

The reward offer jumped to $170,000 for an arrest and conviction in last month’s massive fire at a downtown Los Angeles construction site as investigators revealed an accelerant was used to start the blaze.   Investigators are continuing their probe of the fire that consumed the seven-story Da Vinci apartment building under construction in the […]

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Billboard company to donate to Huizar’s campaign

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A billboard company challenging Los Angeles’ restrictions on digital signs says it plans to donate tens of thousands of dollars in advertising to help Councilman Jose Huizar and five other candidates, all but one of them incumbents, in the March 3 election, it was reported today.   Lamar Advertising Co. of […]

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