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- An arrest has been made in the murder of Jamiel Shaw, the football star who was tragically killed outside of his home last week. We covered the community's tributes to Shaw this weekend.
- Oh look, abstinence education is really working! Or, actually, it's failing miserably: a shocking 1 in 4 teenage girls has an STD. I always thought that 1 in 4 statistic applied to UCSB students only.
- A shooting near an elementary school in Long Beach put the school on lockdown; the shooting did not involve students and the school has been reopened.
- Are we sure it's okay to let her out in public already? Britney Spears will be making a small cameo on the television show "How I Met Your Mother." Can we invoke the Lemon Law here?
- A UCI student was found dead of a handgun wound in the trunk of a car; he had been missing for two weeks and authorities are suspecting suicide.
- Moorpark High School has won the state Academic Decathlon: man, they were good back when I was in high school, and they're still good now. Congrats, kids! Represent California in the nationals!
- Updates on this weekend's shooting at an O.C. mall: "The robber attracted attention as soon as he entered the mall because of an obvious wig he wore as a disguise."
- Flowers are blooming in the desert again! Head out to Anza-Borrego to get your desert flower fix.
Cruise off the highway and hit locally-known spots for some tasty bites.
Fentanyl and other drugs fuel record deaths among people experiencing homelessness in L.A. County. From 2019 to 2021, deaths jumped 70% to more than 2,200 in a single year.
This fungi isn’t a “fun guy.” Here’s what to do if you spot or suspect mold in your home.
Donald Trump was a fading TV presence when the WGA strike put a dent in network schedules.
Edward Bronstein died in March 2020 while officers were forcibly taking a blood sample after his detention.
A hike can be a beautiful backdrop as you build your connection with someone.