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Plan to legalize LA street vending moves forward

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| The L.A. City Council will be reviewing recommendations to legalize street vending, with possible prohibitions in busy areas like the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

El Segundo's land values growing fastest in LA County

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Buoyed by tech, property values in the coastal city grew by nearly 12 percent over the past year, according to the L.A. County Office of the Assessor.

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Top editors abruptly ousted at Los Angeles Times

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Executive Editor and Publisher Davan Maharaj and his second-in-command Marc Duvoisin were abruptly fired Monday, according to the Los Angeles Times.

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Why farmers getting more water won't lower produce prices

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For the first time in years, Central Valley farmers will receive their full allotment of groundwater. But don't expect that to lower prices in the produce aisle.

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Street vendors push for legalization as county cracks down

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As the city council moves towards legalization, there are no immediate plans to do so in unincorporated parts of the L.A. County.

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Foreign workers worry about restricted visas under Trump

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The H-1B visa program allows tens of thousands of foreigners to work in the U.S. annually, most from Asia. President-elect Donald Trump says it hurts U.S. workers.

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LA officials float a plan to legalize street vending

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Under the proposal, street vendors who follow the rules wouldn't face misdemeanor charges as they do now.

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5 things you need to know about California's new climate change legislation

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California will now be the nation’s example for reducing climate change after Governor Jerry Brown signed sweeping legislation yesterday that will require the Golden State to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 40 percent below the 1990 levels by the year 2030.

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