California considers sweeping proposals to cut greenhouse gas emissions

The state is often a step ahead of the status quo when it comes to environmental policy, and climate change is no exception. New legislation includes a plan to cut gasoline use in vehicles by half.

A '2024 Olympics' bill kicking around Sacramento

Mayor Garcetti wants the state legislature to approve a financial guarantee to cover cost overruns if LA hosts the 2024 Games. A bill is already in the pipeline.

LA moves to regulate 'on-demand' valet parking apps

Two new apps allow users to summon a valet attendant with a smartphone. Now, the city is looking at requirements for on-demand services similar to those for regular valets.

Liberty Canyon Wildlife Crossing Rendering

Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains

LA gets its first look at proposed wildlife overpass


Proponents say the bridge over the 101 in Agoura Hills is needed to save wildlife populations at risk of becoming inbred in the Santa Monica Mountains.

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French investigators confirm wing part is from Flight 370

Debris from an airplane that was found on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion has been transported to France, where technicians will try to determine whether it is from a missing airliner, Flight MH370.

Investigators have been examining the wing part since it was flown to a French aeronautical research laboratory near Toulouse last month.