Robert Lopez

accountability reporter at the LA Times

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Dockweiler and El Segundo beaches are still closed after 17 million gallons of raw sewage from the Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant ended up in the ocean on Sunday.

17 million gallons of raw sewage was discharged into the ocean. Why’d it take so long to alert the public?

Dockweiler and El Segundo beaches are still closed after 17 million gallons of raw sewage from the Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant ended up in the ocean on Sunday.

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During President Trump’s State of the Union on Tuesday night, he talked about two teenage girls on Long Island who were murdered by MS-13 gang members in 2016.

How the MS-13 gang spread from Los Angeles to New York

During President Trump’s State of the Union on Tuesday night, he talked about two teenage girls on Long Island who were murdered by MS-13 gang members in 2016.

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