The 710 freeway is closed due to flooding in Carson. Burn areas are under evacuation as mud and debris slides are likely. The storm is expected to pack the biggest punch to Southern California in years.
Many people trying to get to and from the march encountered long lines and waits for Metro trains and buses. Metro says it added more cars to the trains and more frequent service but long lines were reported throughout the city.
The Riot L.A. comedy festival kicked off Thursday and continues through Sunday. It started several years ago as a small alternative comedy festival but has continued to grow year after year, with headliners this year including the legendary Mel Brooks, cult legend Dr. Katz and many more.
The man who was once named as the "Most Influential Rabbi in America" faced criticism from many people upon his acceptance to attend, but he told KPCC also received a lot of praise. He talked to KPCC's Nick Roman on Inauguration Day about his experience.
L.A. County has four times as many confirmed cases as it did this time last year. Statewide, the rate of hospitalizations due to respiratory illness during the first week of January was the highest seen in 10 years, according to the state health department.
Hundreds of demonstrators braved the rain Friday to rally in downtown Los Angeles in protest of newly sworn-in President Donald Trump. Up to 150,000 people are expected to converge on downtown L.A. Saturday morning for the Women's March L.A.
The state currently doesn't track the number of infections or deaths caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria. State Sen. Jerry Hill's bill would change that. It would also institute a requirement that doctors include some "superbug" infections on death certificates.
Back in August, the city of Los Angeles reached a deal with Airbnb to collect a 14% tax on each property rented through the site. The city has since collected far more in tax revenue than initially expected.
Dodge the rain with a sample of more than 150 wines (while helping charity), attend an extravagant Lunar New Year Festival, enjoy a face full of free pancakes, join the Riot L.A. Comedy Festival, celebrate LEGO Batman, hike to the Hollywood sign and more. See our full roundup of events.
The second in a trio of storms drenched Southern California on Friday, causing mud and rock slides and power outages. The third storm, expected Saturday night through Monday, will likely be even stronger. A high surf warning was issued for Orange and San Diego counties through Tuesday.
If the words "pizza window" sound intriguing, get yourself to Pie Life Pizza as soon as you can. The tiny Pasadena pizza shop offers low-priced slices and whole pies in a variety of topping combinations, served through a window by an always-friendly staff member.
Why it's cool:
In a region where so many restaurants try so hard to be hip, Pie Life’s unassuming vibes — paired with excellent New York-style pizza — make it genuinely cool.
You should know:
While pizza at Pie Life is abundant, parking is limited. Don't plan on getting a spot in the lot Pie Life shares with Pasadena favorite Jones Coffee; instead, snag street parking or take the Gold Line to Fillmore Station and walk up.