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News: April 2011

California cities rank high in air pollution


By Candace Brown and Ashley Williams
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 | 1:53 p.m. PDT

Los Angeles topped the American Lung Association's national list for the highest level of ozone

Los Angeles participates in 'Denim Day'


By Candace Brown and Lexie Cook
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 | 1:49 p.m. PDT

Events were held across Los Angeles to raise awareness about rape and sexual violence

LAPD clears DNA rape kit backlog


By Candace Brown
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 | 1:42 p.m. PDT

The historic amount of untested rape kits have finally been analyzed

Caltrans hosts a groundbreaking ceremony for a new highway lane


By Candace Brown
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 | 1:37 p.m. PDT

$57.8 million freeway project will create new carpool lanes

Vivian Hall chemical spill resolved


By Candace Brown
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 | 9:35 a.m. PDT

The USC building reopened after a hazardous materials scare

Proposed cell phone fine hike


By Marcos Saldivar
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 | 11:00 p.m. PDT

A proposed bill would make drivers pay more if their caught talking on their cell phones while driving.

Living a Double Life: Professor with open road passion


By Jillian Angeline
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 | 10:00 p.m. PDT

One computer science professor has his motor running.

Angelenos are gearing up for the royal wedding


By Heather Hope
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 | 9:20 p.m. PDT

Angelenos are gearing up for the royal wedding with a series of fun events.

Lawmakers introduce stricter texting and driving fines


By Emily Shapiro
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 | 6:20 p.m. PDT

California drivers who talk or text on the road will face stiffer regulations

Ford reports highest profits since 1998


By Emily Shapiro
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 | 6:20 p.m. PDT

Demand for fuel-effecient vehicles helps boost Ford profits

USC vs. UCLA Twitter War Results: #FightOn Prevails


By Fernando Hurtado
11/21/14 | 1:34 p.m. PST

#FightOn might have prevailed over #GoBruins, but more people tweeted #FUSC than #FUCLA. 

President Obama Announces Executive Action for Immigration Reform


By JT Arowosaye, Taylor Villanueva and Stassy Olmos
11/20/14 | 1:18 p.m. PST

President Obama discussed his plans to fix the broken U.S. immigration system in his White - House speech, Thursday.

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#USC Dominates on Twitter Ahead of USC-UCLA Game


By Duanli Zhu
11/17/14 | 3:09 p.m. PST

All this week, we will be tracking who's winning on Twitter, #USC or #UCLA.

Javier Bolden Sentenced to Life Without Parole in Double USC Murder


By Ani Ucar, Celeste Alvarez
11/17/14 | 9:20 a.m. PST

Javier Bolden was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole in the murder of two USC international students in...