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The Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area, outside of the quiet beach town of Oceano, has been making headlines this summer following six deaths at the park this year.

Controversies continue over the use of Oceano Dunes park

The Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area, outside of the quiet beach town of Oceano, has been making headlines this summer following six deaths at the park this year.

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When Rafael Tobias Giron went to renew his immigration papers, he didn’t think he would be scammed by a notario and imprisoned.   The word “notario” is a tricky one in LA.

LA County moves to stop immigration scams

When Rafael Tobias Giron went to renew his immigration papers, he didn’t think he would be scammed by a notario and imprisoned.  The word “notario” is a tricky one in LA.

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