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Archdiocese of LA Pays $60 million to Settle 45 Claims of Sexual Abuse
The LA Times is reporting that Cardinal Roger M. Mahony announced early this morningthat 45 victims of sexual abuse by clergymen will be awarded $60 million in an out-of-court settlement. However, the 45 claims only represent 8% of the 562 alleged cases of sexual abuse by priests.
Cardinal Mahony has been the target of much criticism here in Los Angeles for failing to deal with alleged priest pedophilia properly -- this settlement will mark the first major effort by the LA Archdiocese in correcting the damage.
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Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.