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Public safety and crime are top issues for LA mayoral candidatesChris Holmstrom explains how the rise in crime in Los Angeles over the past year is impacting the candidate who is hoping to run for mayor. The Rundown (February 20 edition)Here are the latest local news and weather headlines. Updated twice a day.

Smithsonian wants to use your Disneyland photos for a future projectYour family’s Disneyland photos could become a historical artifact at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

OC MPs called to primary school over mask protest involving childrenRina Nakano reports from Aliso Viejo where a parent, involved in a protest against elementary students having to wear masks in schools, believes the school used an unnecessary scare tactic by calling the county sheriff’s department in Orange on five children and four parents.

LA County DA urges credit card companies to deny payment to ghost gun makersLos Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón aims to hit phantom gun kit makers where it hurts – in credit card payments.

Super Bowl: Fans Caught By Scammers Selling Fraudulent TicketsKristine Lazar reports on one of the most common Super Bowl-related scams, fraudulent ticket sales aimed at desperate fans hoping to secure affordable seats.

Super Bowl Legacy Grant Program Aims to Support Local NonprofitsNFL Foundation Executive Director Alexia Gallagher outlines the many ways the NFL hopes to leave a lasting impact long after the final whistle blows during the Super Bowl on Sunday.

Alberto Carvalho’s official first day as LAUSD Superintendent will be MondayAlberto Carvalho’s first day on the job as superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District will be Monday. The Los Angeles Unified Board of Education voted on Tuesday to formalize its start date to Monday, February 14.

Jury selection in Skaggs death case beginsThe Angels employee is accused of giving pitcher Tyler Skaggs a controlled substance that contributed to his death in July 2019.

Orange County bus drivers could go on strike next weekOrange County residents who rely on public transportation have been warned to prepare for a possible strike by bus drivers.

Jessica Lall ends Los Angeles mayoral campaign as other candidates take part in community forumJessica Lall, president and CEO of the Central City Association of Los Angeles, ended her mayoral campaign on Tuesday.

University of California to pay $243 million to settle sex abuse allegations of former UCLA gynecologist James HeapsLawyers have reached a $243 million settlement with the University of California to settle the lawsuits of more than 200 women who say they were sexually abused by former UCLA gynecologist James Heaps.

Oversight board advances enforcement of new vaccine mandateLos Angeles County has gone the extra mile to force all employees to get vaccinated or risk losing their jobs.

Trevor Bauer will not face criminal charges after being accused of sexual assaultProsecutors will not file criminal charges against Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer, who was accused of physically assaulting a woman in Pasadena last year.

Local and federal officials discuss Super Bowl security planOn Tuesday, the National Football League coordinated with local and federal law enforcement to ensure public safety is a top concern for authorities as the Super Bowl rapidly approaches.

Compton cuts the ribbon on the street repair projectThe project will repair nearly 8 miles of roads at a cost of $8 million. reports Jasmine Viel.

Paid sick leave approved for workers affected by COVID-19The bill would provide two weeks of paid sick leave and would be retroactive to January 1. DeMarco Morgan reports.

Super Bowl: NFL staff and volunteers hold day of service in South Los AngelesThe Super Bowl is just five days away, but the NFL and the Los Angeles Rams dug a different kind of ground on Tuesday, participating in a day of community service. reports Tina Patel.

Compton to begin much needed street improvementsCompton’s pothole-riddled and cracked streets are so in need of repairs that city officials are cutting a ribbon on roadwork. Reports by Suzanne Marques.

Likely toasty temperatures for Super Bowl weekendThe Super Bowl could be played in unusually warm temperatures next Sunday as the heat descends on Southland.

Third member in COVID fraud case goes on the looseTamara Dadyan failed to show up to serve her 121-month prison sentence and is now considered a fugitive by the FBI. reports Juan Fernández.

The Rams Mariachi band ready for their close-upThe team has a dedicated mariachi band with Rams uniforms. reports Suzie Suh.

Amber Lee Weather Forecast (February 8)A high of 76 for the beaches and 83 for the valleys on Tuesday.

CBSLA: The Rundown (February 8 edition)Here are the latest local news and weather headlines. Updated twice a day.

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