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LA Election Results: Monica Rodriguez certified as CD7 winner, Karo Torossian concedes

Monica Rodriguez has been certified the winner of the City Council race in the northeast San Fernando council race. Rodriguez pulled in 53.63 percent, or 9,588 votes, coming out ahead of her opponent Karo Torossian’s 46.36 percent, which ...

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  • Radio

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    When Rodney Bingenheimer made his debut as a DJ on KROQ/106.7 FM in the summer of 1976, playing the music he loved no matter how offbeat or obscure, he opened every show with his unofficial theme song, “This Could Be The Night” by the Modern Folk Quartet. “Because every time I went there I thought this could be my last show,” Bingenheimer, 69, explained on Friday. “I played really way out music, all kinds of weird songs. Things from England. Of course...

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  • Homicide

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  • Wildlife

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  • Dodgers

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    LOS ANGELES >> Dodgers Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda underwent surgery Thursday to replace the pacemaker in his heart. The procedure was confirmed by the Dodgers on Friday morning. The team added in a release that Lasorda is “doing well and looking forward to returning to Dodger Stadium.” Lasorda, 89, has been hospitalized for nearly two weeks and has a history of heart problems. Doctors waited until his condition improved before performing the procedure...

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  • Nation and World

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  • LA County Fair

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  • Business

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  • Terrorist attacks

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