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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

A Jeanie Buss power play points Lakers in new direction

The Bellagio was quiet save for the industrial vacuum cleaner an employee pushed over the carpet. Across the casino, Jim Buss cut a solitary figure in front of an otherwise unattended bank of KISS-themed slot machines. The Lakers top basketball executive sat left alone with his thoughts, credits in the machine and his customary pack of Newports.

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Former LA County deputy sentenced 25 years to life for Sylmar shooting

A former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was sentenced to 25 years-to-life Tuesday after pleading no contest to killing a man in Sylmar in 2012, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.

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Officials warn of cold weather this weekend in Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys

LOS ANGELES >> Health officials warn residents to take precautions in anticipation of cold weather into the weekend in the mountains and Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys.

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health issued a cold weather alert for the mountains effective through Sunday, for the Antelope Valley through Saturday, and for the Santa Clarita Valley Thursday and Friday.

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Woman killed in hit-and-run crash in Sylmar

SYLMAR >> A woman was killed Tuesday in a hit-and-run crash in Sylmar.

The crash was reported at 6:16 p.m. near the intersection of Glenoaks and Foothill boulevards, according to Officer Sal Ramirez of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Division.

The woman, who police estimated to be between 25 and 30 years old, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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LA County leaders want Sylmar Armory to become year-round homeless shelter

An armory in Sylmar owned by the U.S. National Guard is being considered for use as a year-round, emergency shelter for homeless people in the San Fernando Valley.

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Trump immigration rules could mean ‘mass deportation,’ LA activists say

Southern California activists denounced new Homeland Security rules affecting undocumented immigrants Tuesday as a “dragnet," saying they will likely result in “mass deportation of millions of families" and workers.

Angelica Salas, executive director of the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles, said two memos released Tuesday by U.

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Deporting undocumented immigrants is about to get easier, more common

It just got easier to deport undocumented immigrants from America.

Late Monday night, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly issued two memos that outline the department’s guidelines for carrying out executive orders signed by President Donald Trump on Jan. 25. The memos detail how immigration enforcement will be stepped up along the United States-Mexico border and within the United States, giving federal agents broad authority to arrest and deport virtually any undocumented resident who entered the U.

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Sherman Oaks company builds the sets that help the Oscars dazzle

On the edge of a quiet residential neighborhood in Sherman Oaks sits a collection of nondescript warehouses. There you’ll find Goodnight & Co., where artists are busy sanding wooden set pieces and applying gold leaf to 20-foot towers that are being readied for their close-up on Hollywood’s biggest night.

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