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Demonstrator Catalina Lezama, center, holds up her arms during an rally against the Secure Communities program in front the state building, left, and the Federal Building, right, in San Francisco, Thursday, July 29, 2010. Some San Francisco elected officials are standing alongside immigrant advocates to protest a federal program that checks the fingerprints of anyone who's arrested against federal immigration databases.(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Sanctuary Cities Are Risk for Taxpayers, Warns… Public Radio

Southern California public radio station KPCC warns that taxpayers in “sanctuary cities” stand to pay the price if those cities refuse to comply with enforcement of federal immigration laws under the Trump administration, and instead continue harboring illegal aliens against deportation.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 14:  People rally together at the "We're Here to Stay" immigration event at the Metropolitan AME Church on January 14, 2017 in Washington, DC. The event is one of many that took place around the country and was ment to send a pro-immigration message to the incoming administration as well as to show support for immigration rights.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Sanctuary City Migrants Protest Trump Nationwide

Pro-illegal immigrant groups across the country protested in major sanctuary city hubs to decry President-Elect Donald Trump’s upcoming Inauguration Ceremony. The sanctuary cities carry out policies to shield illegal immigrants from federal immigration law enforcement officials.

High-speed rail (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

CA High-Speed Rail: Over Budget, Behind Schedule

A new, confidential federal report shows that the initial segment of California’s partially federally-funded high speed rail (HSR) project will come in massively over budget and far behind schedule, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Backpage.com Closes Adult Ads After Probes into Alleged Sex Trafficking

Backpage.com has closed its adult advertising section after two state attorneys general and a U.S. Senate panel has focused a light on its ads. The classified ads website has long been criticized for facilitating the promotion of sex trafficking, sometimes allegedly involving minors. The CEO was arrested in October.

California flooding (Justin Sullivan / Getty)

Storms Add 350 Billion Gallons of Water to CA Reservoirs

California’s crippling five-year drought has come to a temporary halt in the northern part of the state, as roughly 350 billion gallons of water came pouring into the region’s biggest reservoirs over the past few days, boosting storage to levels not seen in years.

Car chase on 405 (Screenshot / YouTube / Carchase channel)

WATCH: Cops Chase Armed, Attempted Murder Suspect on I-405

Los Angeles police faced a brief shootout and were led on a 90-minute low-speed chase through the streets of the San Fernando Valley and southbound along the Interstate 405 Monday night by an armed attempted murder suspect wanted for allegedly shooting his sister-in-law early Sunday morning.