Nonprofit inspires young people with Down syndrome to find their inner abilities

The Art of Runway is a nonprofit that holds inclusive make-up workshops to help individuals with Down syndrome build their self-esteem.

White House launches public push for child tax credit: Here’s when the checks go out

Here’s everything you should know before the payments start going out. The White House sought Monday to raise awareness of the federal government’s new expanded child tax credit.

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LGBTQ+ bars reopen after a devastating year

Many LGTBQ+ bars struggled during the pandemic, leaving community members worried about losing safe spaces.

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Delta variant of COVID-19 a rising concern in Los Angeles County

While overall COVID-19 rates remain relatively low in Southern California amid continuing vaccination efforts, officials are increasingly worried about a growing threat from the delta variant.

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Largest pocket of unvaccinated: Young people, age 18-29

A new CDC study finds the largest pocket of unimmunized people are young adults. Only 38% of those 18 to 29 had received at least one vaccine dose.

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‘Pete Von Sholly’s History of Monsters’ book features unique giant piece of art, 1000+ drawings

End-to-end, ‘Pete Von Sholly’s History of Monsters’ is 18 feet long and combines more an a thousand drawings into one continuous page of monster art.

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Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib announces he’s gay, becoming 1st active NFL player to come out

Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib on Monday became the first active NFL player to come out as gay.

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California will pay off all past-due rent accumulated during COVID-19 pandemic, Newsom says

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and lawmakers are negotiating whether to extend the state’s ban on evictions for unpaid rent.

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Man sues after allegedly being beaten by 7 LA County sheriff’s deputies in Inglewood

Seven deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are being accused of beating a man who was left with serious injuries and is still suffering more than a year later.

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Uncovering the magic of rainbows at the San Francisco Exploratorium

The museum is sharing the science behind an iconic LGBTQ+ symbol: the rainbow!

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Dead whale washes ashore at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach; 17th this year

It’s unclear how the whale died.

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‘Bachelorette” Katie’s 1-on-1 date has her starting to fall for a single dad

As Katie tries to weed out the men who aren’t there for the right reasons, our “Bachelorette” goes on a date where she learns one man’s heartbreaking past, but she sees what could be a bright future with him.

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McDonald’s offers COVID-19 vaccines, free food at select Southern California locations

You can now get your shot AND free food at these Southern California McDonald’s locations. Would you like a Bic Mac with that COVID-19 vaccine?

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Police activist mourning son, 22, gunned down in South Los Angeles

The 22-year-old who was killed in a shooting in South Los Angeles last week was the son of a Los Angeles activist who monitors and criticizes police misconduct on social media.

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Driver in custody after chase through San Fernando Valley that ended in standoff

A driver that led police on a lengthy chase through the San Fernando Valley before barricading himself inside a possibly stolen Audi was taken into custody Monday night.

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California’s ban on assault weapons to stay for now as appeals court blocks effort to overturn

A federal appeals court panel on Monday put an indefinite hold on a San Diego federal judge’s ruling that overturned California’s three-decade-old ban on assault weapons.

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Art in Bloom

These floral designers are interpreting this art museum’s collection with blossoming bouquets.

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Cat owner says surveillance video shows Uber driver stealing pet from outside Studio City home

A Studio City resident’s cat was allegedly stolen by an Uber driver in an incident that was recorded on surveillance video.

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Largest U.S. camp for burn-injured children returns in Central California

Champ Camp, the largest summer camp for burn-injured kids in America returned this summer.

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Becoming Zayn: Trans man’s journey from coming out to fatherhood

Now a father, Zayn said raising a son who ‚Äčexpresses himself femininely has opened his eyes.

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