U.S. Marshals deputies restrain a suspected member of an Azusa, Calif., gang after a raid in Irwindale on June 7. The Latino gang conspired to rid the Southern California city of its black residents through threats and violence dating back to the early 1990s, according to an indictment. AP hide caption

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Hate-Crime Arrests Signal 'Victory' For California City

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L.A. Worries About State's Plan To Reduce Inmates

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Crowds gather at L.A. Street Food Fest last year, where food trucks competed for awards such as "Best in Show" and "People's Choice Award." Mark Krynsky/Flickr hide caption

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Is The L.A. Food Truck Bubble Ready To Burst?

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Displays at La Plaza include film posters featuring Mexican actresses Lupita Tovar and Dolores del Rio, as well as Mexican actor Ramon Novarro, star of 1925's Ben-Hur. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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New Cultural Center Celebrates L.A.'s Mexican Roots

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Los Angeles Steps Up Security After Bin Laden's Death

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News Corp. Likely To Take A Loss On Myspace Sale

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Los Angeles Anticipates Light Rail Line

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Chef Jamie Oliver takes his reality show Food Revolution to Los Angeles in an effort to revamp lunches in the nation's second-largest school district. Greg Zabilski/ABC hide caption

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'Food Revolution,' L.A. Schools Spar Over Lunches

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Actress Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied arrive at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held Sunday at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. Jason Merritt/Getty Images hide caption

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Oscar Stars Thank Muses And, Of Course, Moms

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'Shenanigans Are What He Does': Is Banksy Gunning For An Oscar?

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Lady Antebellum Leads Grammy Winners With 5 Awards

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Olga Perez is trying to get more healthful food options in Ramona Gardens, her East L.A. neighborhood. Mandalit del Barco/NPR hide caption

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L.A. Community Starved For Healthful Food Options

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Glendale, Calif., Police Sgt. Steve Robertson was first incapacitated by a laser beam while landing a helicopter in the mid-1990s. Since then, he says, he and his fellow police pilots in Glendale have been targeted dozens of times by people shining cheap, easy-to-buy lasers. Mandalit del Barco/NPR hide caption

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Los Angeles-Area Pilots Face Increased Laser Attacks

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Los Angeles police officers point to known local gang suspects after a  federal gang raid operation in Los Angeles on Aug. 25. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Finance Probe Raises Ire Among Some LAPD Officers

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Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck (middle), Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (left) and Police Commission President John Mack detail the city's crime figures, the lowest in four decades. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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L.A.'s Homicide Rate Lowest In Four Decades

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