Teachers Sue Delta Over Jet Fuel Dump Above Schools

While watching their students on the playground at lunchtime Tuesday, several teachers from Park Avenue Elementary School in Los Angeles felt drops after an airplane flew overhead. It took a few seconds for them and their students to register that the liquid was accompanied by an overwhelming odor of jet fuel.

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LA County District Attorney Candidates Promise Reforms, Chide Incumbent 

Candidates vying to be Los Angeles County’s top prosecutor promised Friday to cease death penalty convictions, bolster police accountability and rollback policies embraced by incumbent District Attorney Jackie Lacey, who skipped the campaign debate. 

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LA County Boycotts Automakers That Sided With Trump in Emissions Fight

Los Angeles County will only buy cars from automakers that comply with California’s clean air laws, joining the state’s boycott of companies like General Motors and Toyota that have sided with the Trump administration in the high-profile bout over emissions standards.

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Thousands Flee as Wind-Driven Wildfires Scorch California

After a hellish weekend featuring hurricane-force winds that drove an uncontrolled wildfire deeper into California’s Wine Country and whipped up a series of smaller blazes that trapped motorists on major freeways, another fire threatening multimillion-dollar homes and the Getty Center arts complex sparked Monday morning in Los Angeles.

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