Science of Now: How a solar eclipse can fry your eyes


Even though the sun is partially obscured during an eclipse, it still gives off enough light to cause a chemical reaction in the eye that damages vision cells.

At LA fashion school, Oscar de la Renta's death brings tears

Faculty and staff at the Fashion Institute of Design and Technology in downtown Los Angeles remember Oscar de la Renta with tears, memories and inspiration.

Will LAX follow SFO to lift a ban on ridesharing services?

UberX and Lyft ridesharing companies are setting their sights on lifting restrictions at LAX, emboldened by a new agreement with San Francisco International Airport.

Live video: SoCal candidates Carr, Lieu debate for Waxman's seat on KPCC


Henry Waxman has represented L.A.'s Westside and Valley for nearly 40 years. Watch the debate by the candidates who hope to replace him right here at 7 p.m.

Health More

Ebola hotline call center established in California

New Telephone

The California Department of Public Health announced Wednesday that it has set up an Ebola hotline call center to respond to injuries related to Ebola.

Environment & Science More

Group lists 11 endangered US landscapes

LA Arts Centers

The Cultural Landscape Foundation announced its new list of 11 parks, gardens and land-based art that are threatened by demolition, neglect or lack of funding.

Crime & Justice More

LAPD chief fires detective over slur-filled training lecture

Los Angeles Police Foundation's 10th Annual Fundraising Gala

The chief fired Frank Lyga on Tuesday and it became official on Wednesday when the paperwork was sent to the city's Police Commission.