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Carjacking Suspect In Standoff With Police On Norwalk Roof

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Downtown L.A. records hottest Thanksgiving since 1877

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Downtown L.A. records hottest Thanksgiving since 1877


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Seven new cases of Hepatitis A reported around county

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Seven new cases of Hepatitis A reported around county


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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti considers 2020 presidential run

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Feng holds on to women's golf rankings top spot

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Authorities Searching For 3 Suspects In Norwalk Deputy-Involved Shooting

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City leaders to update public on search for new police chief

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Carjacking Suspect In Standoff With Police On Norwalk Roof
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Authorities have surrounded a male carjacking suspect on a roof in Norwalk. The suspect was allegedly involved with attempted carjackings in the area Thursday before 3 p.m. Authorities tried to arrest the suspect, but he fled and went up to a roof near Studebaker Road, according to Desmond Shaw flying in Sky9. At least a dozen deputies surrounded the house with the suspect running back and forth from the north side of the house to the south side   Read More ...
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Chula Vista Fire: Cameras capture drama as two homes burn
CHULA VISTA (NEWS 8) - A predawn blaze scorched two neighboring homes Friday morning in Chula Vista, but occupants in both houses escaped without injuries. The fire erupted a little after 3 a.m., burning the homes on Helix Avenue between Interstate 805 and Hilltop Drive. Just after the fire ripped through his home, Florentino Del Real surveyed the damage – reflecting on the post-Thanksgiving ordeal   Read More ...
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Consumer agency director resigns, names acting successor
NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Cordray, the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, resigned Friday and simultaneously named his own successor, setting up the consumer agency for another battle with the Trump White House over control of the powerful federal watchdog. Cordray had announced earlier this month that he would resign by the end of this month. There is wide speculation that Cordray, a Democrat, is resigning in order to run for governor of Ohio, his home state   Read More ...
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Militants kill at least 235 in attack on Sinai mosque in Egypt
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Militants attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, setting off explosives, spraying worshippers with gunfire and killing at least 235 people in the deadliest ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt. The attack targeted a mosque frequented by Sufis, members of Islam's mystical movement, in the north Sinai town of Bir al-Abd. Islamic militants, including the local affiliate of the Islamic State group, consider Sufis heretics because of their less literal interpretations of the faith   Read More ...
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Trump calls for wall, travel ban after attack
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will be calling his Egyptian counterpart "in a short while" to discuss Friday's "tragic terrorist attack, with so much loss of life." At least 235 people were killed Friday when militants attacked a crowded mosque during prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, setting off explosives and spraying worshippers with gunfire. rump says in a tweet after departing one of his golf clubs in Florida that, "We have to get TOUGHER AND SMARTER than ever before, and we will   Read More ...
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Shoes, bags, even dentures lost at Burning Man await owners
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Lindsay Weiss once lost her cellphone and got it back, so she and a friend knew what they had to do when they discovered a camera during the Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert — even though it meant giving up their coveted shady seat for a musical performance. The friends snapped a quick selfie and took the device to lost-and-found, so the owner could claim it and the pair could "forever be a part of their journey," Weiss said   Read More ...
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Claudia Lane of Malibu takes aim at course record at state cross country championships
Eric Sondheimer has been covering high school sports for the Los Angeles Times since 1997 and in Southern California since 1976. Get his latest from the field and follow all our prep sports coverage and analysis here. The state cross-country championships are set for Saturday morning at Woodward Park in Fresno, and lots of people will be coming out to see if Claudia Lane of Malibu can break the course record   Read More ...
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'Gunfire' sparks panic in London, but police find nothing
LONDON (AP) — Shoppers scattered in panic and police flooded one of London's busiest areas Friday after multiple reports of shots being fired at Oxford Circus subway station. But an hour later police said they had found no sign of any gunshots, suspects or casualties. The panic erupted on one of the busiest shopping days of the year, in a jittery city that has been hit by four violent attacks this year   Read More ...
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Suspected drunk driver runs over two sitting on curb in San Carlos
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Two women were run over and pinned under a vehicle driven by a suspected drunken driver near Cowles Mountain in the San Carlos neighborhood Friday morning. The crash was reported a little after 3:50 a.m. at Golfcrest Drive and Navajo Road, across the street from the Cowles Mountain trailhead, San Diego police Officer Tony Martinez said. The women were sitting on the curb on the southeast corner of Golfcrest Drive, when a 23-year-old woman drove north on Golfcrest toward Navajo Road   Read More ...
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Catch Pauly Shore live at the La Jolla Comedy Store
(NEWS 8) - "Jury Duty", "Biodome", "Encino Man", "Son In Law" -- When you look back on these classics one man comes to mind: Pauly Shore. Shore docked his yacht in San Diego for a few days so he could take the stage at the La Jolla Comedy Store Friday and Saturday night. He stopped by the News 8 studio to chat with Dan Cohen and Heather Myers to talk about his act, family and career, and sprinkled in a few moments of classic Pauly Shore hilarity   Read More ...
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Shop small & win big with Small Business Saturday scavenger hunt
SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) – Holiday shopping continues this weekend with Small Business Saturday. In addition to opportunities to buy local goods, during Small Business Saturday there’s a chance to win $300. The annual Small Business Scavenger Hunt is officially underway and to qualify you have to hit the right 12 stores. News 8's Ashley Jacobs shares the details from North Park   Read More ...
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I told my mother-in-law I'd plan an L.A. architecture tour for her 80th birthday. But what buildings to choose?
My wife’s mother, Mary Ellen, is an upbeat, tireless and very practical woman, for many decades a Bay Area resident but by birth a Hoosier (and Midwestern to the core). When she has a birthday coming up she’ll sometimes send me and my wife a list of suggested presents. Over the years the list has included power tools and an REI gift certificate   Read More ...
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Flynn may be moving to cooperate with Mueller's Russia probe
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a move that could signal cooperation with the government, lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told President Donald Trump's lawyers that they are no longer communicating with them about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference. Flynn's legal team communicated the decision this week, said a person familiar with the move who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity to discuss an ongoing investigation   Read More ...
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Early morning fire off I-15 produces large flames
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Firefighters were battling a roadside vegetation fire Friday morning off Interstate 15 near Market Street in the Mount Hope neighborhood, authorities said. The blaze was first reported about 4:35 a.m. in a stand of trees on the east side of the highway south of State Route 94 and north of Market Street, according to a California Highway Patrol incident log   Read More ...
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San Diego shoppers go in search of early Black Friday deals
NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers are hitting the stores on Thanksgiving as retailers under pressure look for ways to poach shoppers from their rivals. As the holiday shopping season officially kicked off, retailers are counting on a lift from a better economy. But they're also looking beyond economic data and mapping out ways to pick up sales from other retailers as Amazon expands its reach   Read More ...
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After weeks of deals, stores aim to draw Black Friday crowds
NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers were out before dawn in the U.S. for fun and for deals, as retailers that have had a tough year were hoping to bring customers to their stores and websites for Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Black Friday has morphed from a single day when people got up early to score doorbusters into a whole season of deals, so shoppers may feel less need to be out   Read More ...
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Inspired by Lorca, an L.A. playwright sets off in search of 'Yerma in the Desert'
Plays can be read many ways, especially when they’re as poetically abstract as Federico García Lorca’s “Yerma.” His 1934 play about a woman scorned for being childless is often interpreted to be a criticism of Spain’s patriarchal practice of Catholicism at the time. That reading, though, isn’t enough to make sense of Los Angeles playwright Oliver Mayer’s contemporized “Yerma in the Desert   Read More ...
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This South L.A. high school football team was rocked by scandal, but it's not giving up
No team in Southern California faced a more daunting challenge this season in high school football than the Hawkins Hawks of South Los Angeles. A year ago, college coaches such as Jim Harbaugh of Michigan and Clay Helton of USC were showing up to games to see the team’s “five-star” recruits. Hawkins was one of the top teams in the City Section and reached the Division II championship game   Read More ...
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LaVar Ball, eccentric patriarch of basketball prodigies
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Whether it's about Donald Trump, legends of the NBA or conventional wisdom, LaVar Ball is happy picking a fight with anyone over anything at any time. In the space of two years, the larger-than-life hoops fanatic has risen from obscurity to prominence as the eccentric father of basketball prodigies Lonzo, LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball. Lonzo Ball signed this year for the Los Angeles Lakers   Read More ...
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Santa Monica College Opens New Center for Media and Design
Santa Monica College announced that it will officially open its newest campus-housing The Center for Media and Design (CMD) and the KCRW Media Center-on December 2, 2017. We have repeatedly pointed out that only 4% (yes that's right, FOUR PERCENT) of SMC students are Santa Monica High School graduates, and that about half the student body are foreigners, who pay top dollar to study abroad   Read More ...
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LA Sheriffs Rescue Wailing Kitten Caught in Steel Jawed Trap
An overwhelming sense of sadness overcame a neighbor this Thanksgiving morning when she could not find the strength to leave her home and celebrate Thanksgiving after hearing a kitten's distant cry over the last few days. At about 10 A.M. on Thursday, November 23, 2017, San Dimas Station Deputies Romero and Mora responded to a residence located in the 5000 block of Conlon Street, Covina, after receiving a call from a neighbor concerned about a kitten that was possibly being abused   Read More ...
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Downtown L.A. records hottest Thanksgiving since 1877
The Thanksgiving Heat Wave across Southern California lived up to its billing on Thursday, with downtown Los Angeles hitting 91 degrees. That made this year’s Thanksgiving the hottest since record-keeping began in 1877, the National Weather Service said. A holiday heat wave could continue to set records Thursday, with some areas expected to see highs in the 90s. THE FORECAST. Downtown might not be the only record to fall   Read More ...
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La Mesa home goes up in flames on Thanksgiving
LA MESA (NEWS 8/CNS) - Flames ignited at a home in La Mesa Thursday morning. The fire broke out at around 10:20 a.m. on Carbo Court, according to Heartland Fire & Rescue, which is located north of State Route 94 and east of Lemon Grove Avenue. Pictures from the scene show fire damage to the garage and level above. The extent of the damage is not known   Read More ...
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Holiday events and shopping in full swing
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A charity run, meals for the needy, a long-running music festival and holiday shopping are on tap for Thursday's Thanksgiving Day in San Diego. More than 7,500 runners are scheduled to take part in the 16th annual Father Joe's Villages Thanksgiving Day 5K beginning at 7:30 a.m., starting at Sixth Avenue and Laurel Street in the west side of Balboa Park   Read More ...
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Thanksgiving holiday closures around San Diego County
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Local, state and federal offices will be closed today for the Thanksgiving holiday. In the city of San Diego, that includes administrative offices, libraries, recreation centers, municipal pools, Chollas Lake, the Tecolote Nature Center, the Mission Trails Regional Park visitor center and the Miramar Landfill. Curbside trash pickup will be delayed by one day. The San Vicente Reservoir will be open   Read More ...
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'She Shed' Trend: Women's answer to the 'man cave'
Your living room often becomes your work space if you work from home. If you have kids, the house can be even more chaotic. Well now, more women are able to take 10-15 steps out of their home and into their "she shed." Your living room often becomes your work space if you work from home. If you have kids, the house can be even more chaotic   Read More ...
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Sacramento Kings Continue Home Success In Win Over Los Angeles Lakers
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Zach Randolph had 22 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, Willie Cauley-Stein added 26 points and the Sacramento Kings beat the Los Angeles Lakers 113-102 on Wednesday night. Buddy Hield added 10 points for Sacramento, including a pair of 3-pointers during a 15-5 run to open the fourth quarter. Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 14, Frank Mason added 11 and De’Aaron Fox had 13 in his first NBA matchup against Lonzo Ball   Read More ...
Pedestrian hit and killed in Mountain View
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A pedestrian was killed Wednesday night in a hit-and-run crash in the Mountain View section of San Diego and police detained the driver, who fled the scene on foot after the vehicle struck a house. The victim was struck about 8:40 p.m. near the intersection of Logan Avenue and 46th Street, according to San Diego police Officer John Buttle   Read More ...
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In battle of top girls' basketball teams, Windward defeats Harvard-Westlake in overtime
Eric Sondheimer has been covering high school sports for the Los Angeles Times since 1997 and in Southern California since 1976. Get his latest from the field and follow all our prep sports coverage and analysis here. Early season girls’ basketball games don’t get much better than Wednesday night’s duel between Harvard-Westlake and Windward, considered two of the top teams in California   Read More ...
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San Diego stores that will open on Thanksgiving
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The always-heated topic of whether to begin holiday shopping on Thanksgiving Day will be raised again Thursday, as many chain stores will open their doors around San Diego one day before the so-called "Black Friday." According to the website www.BlackFriday.com, the idea of stores being open on Thanksgiving was favored by about 16 percent of respondents in a poll taken in September   Read More ...
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US Navy plane with 11 aboard crashes into Pacific; 8 rescued
TOKYO (AP) — Eight people were rescued and three remained missing after a U.S. Navy plane crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the Navy said. The C-2 "Greyhound" transport aircraft came down about 500 nautical miles (925 kilometers) southeast of Okinawa as it was bringing passengers and cargo from Japan to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, the Navy said in a statement   Read More ...
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When Ramona was turkey capital of the world
SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) — Ramona may be known for its horses and country living, but this Thanksgiving the town is reclaiming an old title. In Wednesday's Zevely Zone, Jeff visits the turkey capital of the world. If you'd like to gobble up some Ramona history at the Guy B. Woodward Museum, click here. Who knew? Ramona is the Turkey Capital of the World because of a pardon President Woodrow Wilson gave in 1917   Read More ...
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Body in barrel is that of missing Chula Vista man
CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) - A body found inside a barrel floating in a Southern California marina has been identified as a 28-year-old Chula Vista man who vanished nearly two months ago. Chula Vista police identified him Wednesday as Omar Medina. Medina's decomposed body was found on Oct. 12 inside a 55-gallon drum floating in the Chula Vista harbor. It had been tied down by cinderblocks but apparently broke loose and surfaced   Read More ...
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SDSU student killed on I-8 had blood alcohol level of .29%
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A San Diego State University student who died in September when she was struck by a car while attempting to cross Interstate 8 on foot had consumed at least eight shots of rum and had a blood-alcohol content of 0.29 percent, according to a coroner's report released Wednesday. Jasmine Madarang, 20, of Lake Forest, died around 8 p   Read More ...
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L.A.'s Thanksgiving traffic nightmare is here. Prepare for a sea of brake lights
To live in Southern California is to know that most unpleasant of Thanksgiving traditions: terrific traffic. News helicopter footage of jammed freeways has become, at least on social media, an iconic symbol of the holiday season. Tuesday’s evening commute was grim, and Wednesday’s won’t be much better, experts say. TRAFFIC. Traffic and turkey Data indicates that in Los Angeles, the worst holiday traffic was expected to occur between 3:15 and 6 p   Read More ...
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In terror-wary NYC, security tight for Thanksgiving parade
NEW YORK (AP) — Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and not even a month after a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. New York City's mayor and police brass have repeatedly stressed that layers of security, along with hundreds of officers, will be in place for one of the nation's biggest outdoor holiday gatherings, and that visitors should not be deterred   Read More ...
Former Harvard-Westlake administrator recruits two coaches to join him in Brooklyn
Eric Sondheimer has been covering high school sports for the Los Angeles Times since 1997 and in Southern California since 1976. Get his latest from the field and follow all our prep sports coverage and analysis here. Audrius Barzdukas used to be head of athletics at Harvard-Westlake starting in 2003. Then he became head of upper school. In 2016, he left to become head of school at Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn   Read More ...
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Body found in drum floating in San Diego Bay identified
CHULA VISTA (CNS) - A man whose decomposing body was found stuffed inside a sealed barrel chained to the bottom of the San Diego Bay last month was a 28-year-old music producer from Chula Vista, who was last seen alive on Sept. 30, but no arrests have been announced in the case. The remains of Omar Medina were found in the plastic drum in the harbor on Oct   Read More ...
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Tattoo you: Freddy Negrete, the black-and-gray style and an L.A. museum's new interactive exhibition
Freddy Negrete was 18 and serving time in a juvenile detention facility when the image came to him: the Greek masks of comedy and tragedy paired with the catchphrase “Smile Now, Cry Later.” It was 1974 and Negrete, a member of San Gabriel’s La Sangra gang, was incarcerated for a gang-related shooting. A talented artist, he passed his hours inking fellow inmates with tattoos in exchange for cigarettes or Top Ramen soup   Read More ...
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California Today: A White House Run From L.A.? Best to Start Early
Photo Good morning. California Today will be taking a brief hiatus for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will return Monday morning. As a rule, politicians who are thinking about running for president tend to be coy. It builds the drama and encourages the “Are you running?” speculation. And should that exploration turn up evidence that running for president is a dumb idea — it happens — it’s easier to step away   Read More ...
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