USC murder: Friends of victim, suspects flood courtroom


Friends and family of the victim and suspects flooded the courtroom where four teens accused of beating to death a USC graduate student from China appeared Tuesday.

Reps urge state to extend film tax breaks; others ask 'Why?'

As 29 members of California's Congressional delegation urge the enhancement of film tax incentives, others question whether they are a good idea.

Griffith Park soccer gets $10.5M makeover (and other green fields in LA)


Officials broke ground Monday on a renovation project at the John Ferraro Athletic Fields complex in Griffith Park. See what's in store, and take a virtual tour of L.A.'s municipal soccer fields.


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Water shut off from main that flooded UCLA campus, Sunset Blvd. (updated)


The broken water main near the UCLA campus spewed water 30 feet into the air and sent 8 to 10 million gallons cascading from Sunset.

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Berkeley garage 'The Buslab' keeps vintage VW buses on the road

Volkswagen bus

If you're road-tripping through California this summer, you might spot the occasional Volkswagen Bus. Back in its heyday in the '60s and 70s, the iconic van was everywhere.