I-5's Rio Hondo bridge under construction this weekend — prepare for delays

The Downey bridge will be under construction starting Saturday, bringing lane closures and delays. The $3 million repair project is to fix damage caused by a July fire.

USC coach Sarkisian fired for failing to meet school standards

Pat Haden defended the hiring and firing, saying troubled football coach Sarkisian passed a thorough background check and had no behavioral missteps until the last two months.

California doctors get advice on how to provide aid in dying

Now that California has legalized aid in dying, doctors there need to know what to say to patients. They're getting help from doctors in Oregon, who have been answering these questions for decades.

Mojave Desert Flyover - Mojave Trails National Monument

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Feinstein pushes for 3 national monuments in the California desert


The call for Obama to designate hundreds of thousands of acres of land is Feinstein's second choice. Her bill would protect more, but has to pass Congress.

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Jay Z attends start of copyright trial over 'Big Pimpin''

Jay Z-Copyright Suit

A copyright infringement trial over Jay Z's hit song "Big Pimpin' " opened with an attorney for heirs of an Egyptian composer accusing him of misusing music from a popular 1950s love ballad.

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