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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric is poised to emerge from five years of criminal probation, despite worries that nation’s largest utility remains too dangerous to trust after years of devastation from wildfires ignited by its outdated equipment and neglectful management.

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CALIFORNIA CITY — The City Council, tonight, will discuss how it wants to address the continuing operational deficits for the city’s Tierra Del Sol Golf Course during its regular meeting

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Congressman Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita and Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva will host a virtual discussion dubbed, “A Commitment to Law and Order.”

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QUARTZ HILL — Approximately 400 students across the Westside Union School District are participating in an after-school reading program that focuses on foundational reading skills for struggling readers in kindergarten through third grade, with early data showing positive results.

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LANCASTER — Remodeling work on the Antelope Valley Union High School District’s new headquarters is complete.

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TOKYO — French fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler, whose dramatic designs were worn by celebrities like Madonna, Lady Gaga and Cardi B, has died. He was 73.

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High school graduation rates dipped in at least 20 states after the first full school year disrupted by the pandemic, suggesting the Coronavirus may have ended nearly two decades of nationwide progress toward getting more students diplomas, an analysis shows.

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BERLIN (AP) — A lone gunman opened fire, Monday, during a packed lecture at Heidelberg University in southwestern Germany and wounded four people — one of them fatally — before killing himself, police said.

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MADRID — Francisco “Paco” Gento, a former Real Madrid great who is the only soccer player to win six European Cup titles, has died. He was 88.

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PALMDALE — Residents are invited to review and provide input for a Caltrans project to install pedestrian improvements and bike lanes along Palmdale Boulevard/State Route 138 from the Antelope Valley Freeway to Avenue T.

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PALMDALE — Palmdale Academy Charter School will get a state-of-the-art $5 million track and field expected to be ready for the start of the 2022-23 school year.

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LANCASTER — The city announced a new drive-thru COVID-19 testing site provider to better accommodate the severely increased demand for COVID-19 tests in the community.

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MOJAVE — The Mojave Air and Space Port will look into establishing an electrical microgrid that will provide power to the facility primarily produced through solar.

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BIG SUR — Hundreds of residents remained evacuated Sunday as crews battled a wildfire in rugged mountains along the California coast that forced the closure of the main roadway near Big Sur.

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CLAREMONT — Strong winds wreaked havoc in Claremont this weekend, damaging homes, toppling trees, downing power lines and leaving up to 20% of its residents without power.

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Foreign Ministry, on Sunday, rejected a British claim that the Kremlin is seeking to replace Ukraine’s government with a pro-Moscow administration, and that former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevheniy Murayev is a potential candidate.

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HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Thich Nhat Hanh, the revered Zen Buddhist monk who helped spread the practice of mindfulness in the West and socially engaged Buddhism in the East, has died. He was 95.

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Los Angeles County Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Janice Hahn called for an assessment of the Department of Children and Family Services as the Board looks for a new director for the agency and implements changes required under  federal law.

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LANCASTER — Target Corp. looks to expand the alcoholic beverage offerings at the Lancaster store to include distilled spirits such as brandy, tequila, scotch and whiskey.

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LOS ANGELES — The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach announced, Friday, that implementation of a fee on companies whose import containers linger at marine terminals will be delayed again, with it now potentially taking effect if necessary, next Friday.

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OAKLAND — A firefighting crew’s decision to stay and defend its beloved station on California’s central coast nearly cost the lives of 14 firefighters who were overrun by flames, according to a report released, Friday, by an organization that promotes firefighter safety.

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SACRAMENTO — A judge is allowing California to proceed with plans to allow earlier potential prison release dates for repeat offenders with serious and violent criminal histories under the state’s “three strikes” law.

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BIG SUR — Strong winds pushed a wildfire that broke out in the rugged mountains above Big Sur to the sea, forcing hundreds of residents on this precarious stretch of the California coast to evacuate and authorities to shut its main roadway.

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SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco’s city attorney has issued subpoenas seeking records from an unauthorized COVID-19 test operator and laboratory suspected of trying to scam people out of money or personal information.

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Lusia Harris, who became the only woman to be officially drafted by an NBA team and scored the first points in women’s basketball history at the Olympics, died, Tuesday, her family announced. She was 66.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — On a warm spring day in Ukraine 26 years ago, three men smiled for cameras as they planted symbolic sunflower seedlings in freshly tilled earth where Soviet nuclear missiles had once stood ready.

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Hall of Famer Clark Gillies, a stalwart on the New York Islanders’ dynasty that won four straight Stanley Cup championships in the early 1980s, has died. He was 67.

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Three flights from Australia carrying food, water, medical supplies and telecommunications equipment landed in Tonga, on Saturday, as the Pacific nation grapples with the aftermath of an underwater volcanic eruption and tsunami.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The 22-year-old New York City police officer who was shot to death while responding to a call in a Harlem apartment came from an immigrant family and grew up in a community with strained police relations, but joined the force to make a difference in the “chaotic city,” he onc…