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New disclosure shows a casino guard alerted hotel to gunman before Vegas massacre began. So why did it take so long to stop him?

Source: Los Angeles Times By: Matt Pearce and Richard Winton Before the Las Vegas massacre began, a wounded Mandalay Bay hotel security guard called hotel officials to warn them about a gunman on the 32nd floor, an investigator told the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday. But police did not arrive at the room where the […]

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Las Vegas gunman shot security guard a full six minutes before opening fire on concertgoers, police reveal

Source: Los Angeles Times By: Matt Pearce, David Montero and Richard Winton Police have dramatically changed their account of how the Las Vegas massacre began on Oct. 1, revealing Monday that the gunman shot a hotel security guard six minutes before opening fire on a country music concert — raising new questions about why police […]

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The Big One is going to happen, no matter how much you want to deny it, California scientists say

Source: Los Angeles Times By Rong-Gong Lin II Fear of earthquakes is part of life in California. But people experience this anxiety in different ways. For some, the fear prompts them to take steps to protect themselves: strapping down heavy furniture, securing kitchen cabinets and retrofitting homes and apartments. For others, the fear prompts denial […]

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Obama will use his executive authority to impose new permanent bans on offshore drilling

Source: Los Angeles Times By William Yardley and Evan Halper Invoking a rarely used provision in federal law, the Obama administration on Tuesday announced a permanent ban on offshore drilling in broad parts of the Arctic and Atlantic coasts — a sweeping and controversial move that will help secure the president’s environmental legacy even as […]

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Essential Politics: California Legislature gets more diverse, ‘Calexit’ movement launches

By Los Angeles Times By Liam Dillon This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here’s what we’re watching right now: An analysis of preliminary election data shows the California Legislature will be more racially and ethnically diverse this session, though the number of women in the statehouse has dropped. […]

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Where the presidential race stands today

By Los Angeles Times By Armand Emamdjomeh and David Lauter The USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times “Daybreak” poll tracks about 3,000 eligible voters until election day, asking on a regular basis about their support for Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump or other candidates as well as their likelihood of actually casting a ballot. We update the data […]

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