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The annual charity event, Crawford Gives, took place on Monday and Tuesday. The 48- hour fundraising drive, which primarily takes place online, raised more than $654,503.40 for county nonprofits from more than 3,390 separate gifts. Read more

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In 2008, in Heller v District of Columbia, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the right of an individual, though unconnected with militia service, to keep and bear arms in the District of Columbia for traditionally lawful purposes – such as defending a home. In 2010, in McDonald v City of Chica…

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law Friday that will limit the use of conservatorships, the process in which guardians can be granted legal power to make life decisions for those deemed unable to make them. The new law, authored by Democratic Assemblymember Brian Maienschein drew attention after Britney Spears' conservatorship case became a national cause. It will require that judges document all alternatives to a conservatorship before granting one and give potential conservatees preference for selecting a conservator. Maienschein, who represents parts of San Diego, hopes the new law will help protect the autonomy of Californians with disabilities.

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Loewe’s ever-creative director became the toast of Paris Fashion Week with his subtly provocative, concept-driven runway show. The display had critics and VIP guests, including Karlie Kloss and Alexa Chung, bowled over.  Jonathan Anderson's triumph was the highlight of the season so far A giant bright red tropical flower, identified as an anthurium, was the centerpiece of this minimalist runway. The Japanese techno-fabric-loving house of Issey Miyake marked the end of an era, presenting its first collection since the death of the house’s eponymous founder last month. Meanwhile, U.S. Vogue’s Anna Wintour announced on Friday that next year’s Met Gala in New York will be a homage to the late Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld.