Mason Cummings, The Wilderness Society

Obama moves to protect 1.8M acres of California desert


The White House on Friday released Obama's proclamations establishing the Mojave National Trails, Castle Mountains and Sand to Snow national monuments.

Young job seekers want to help their families pay the bills

At a huge jobs fair for young people in downtown L.A., teens and twenty-somethings said they need work to help their families get by.

Nope, it's not too early for springtime allergies

Pollen counts are higher than normal in Southern California. Something similar is happening nationwide: Allergy seasons are starting earlier and lasting longer.

Love on the bus: Can carless be sexy in a changing LA?

With expanding transit options, ride-hailing apps, and environmental concerns, could Los Angeles be at an inflection point in its love affair with the car?

Environment & Science More

Air quality scientist uses lasers to detect Porter Ranch methane

Andrea Polidori of AQMD

The leak may be capped but testing continues as Porter Ranch residents question when the air will clear. One scientist drives around in a mobile methane detector.

Health More

Dungeness crab health warning lifted for more of California

California's Dungeness Crab Seasons Starts

The Dungeness crabbing seasons were delayed in California, Oregon and Washington last year after testing showed unhealthy levels of domoic acid, a toxin that can cause gastrointestinal illness.

Politics More

The 6th Democratic debate in 100 words (and 3 videos)

Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton take the stage before a Democratic presidential primary debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Thursday.

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders sparred over Wall Street's influence on politics, which candidate is more loyal to President Obama and the record of Henry Kissinger as secretary of state.