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The entire faculty and staff of LA Unified's Miramonte Elementary School have been removed while  accusations of bizarre sex-abuse  are fully investigated.

All Staff and Teachers Removed at Miramonte Elementary

The entire faculty and staff of LA Unified's Miramonte Elementary School have been removed while accusations of bizarre sex-abuse are fully investigated.

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The State Assembly today passed a  bill  that would dissolve the  City of Vernon , the Los Angeles suburb with less than 100 residents and 1800 businesses.

State Assembly Votes to Dissolve Vernon

The State Assembly today passed a bill that would dissolve the City of Vernon , the Los Angeles suburb with less than 100 residents and 1800 businesses.

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Interstate 5 from between Castaic and Kern County was closed by yesterday's heavy snow and thousands of travelers were stranded all night.  It's open now, but a lot of people won't…

Storm Passes and the Grapevine Is Open Again

Interstate 5 from between Castaic and Kern County was closed by yesterday's heavy snow and thousands of travelers were stranded all night.  It's open now, but a lot of people won't…

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