Thousands of people in the Southland will volunteer their time during this holiday season, starting with Thanksgiving, the busiest time in the year. But local nonprofits encourage people to volunteer in different ways beyond the holidays.
Whether by choice or by circumstance, a lot of Americans are spending Thanksgiving alone. Some are too busy with work or school, or can't afford to travel.
About a hundred inmates serving time in L.A. County jails are now certified to fight wildland fires with the county's fire department as part of a new program.
This Thanksgiving, will you be eating a turkey or eating with it? Farm Sanctuary suggests the latter, but says making the large bird a pet takes effort.
The world’s tallest thermometer isn't working and businesses in Baker say sales are down as a result. Is a spaceship hotel the next icon for this small desert town?
Downtown voters have less than two weeks left to vote on a proposed new streetcar that will snake through a four-mile stretch of downtown L.A.
Matt Micucci, brother to singer/actress Kate Micucci, has his very own Thanksgiving song — perfect for helping you digest that last lump of gravy.
Deborah Raffin, an actress who ran a successful audiobook company with her ex-husband, died of leukemia at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
Fire officials said there is no evidence to indicate the blaze was a result of arson. The cause of the fire and the man's death remains under investigation.
Ever wonder what the deal was with improv? Thrash Lab’s latest episode of “Subculture Club” takes a look at the L.A. outlet of the UCB Theatre.
The president of the city of L.A.'s Board of Public Works, Andrea Alarcón, is entering professional treatment after her daughter turned up alone at L.A. City Hall.
The annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade took place Thursday morning in New York City. This year featured four new balloons. Check out the highlights.
Police have arrested the ex-fiancee of a stage actor charged with beheading a neighbor, scattering his body parts in a park and killing the neighbor’s friend.
Thanksgiving as it's celebrated by immigrants and their families has spawned much cross-cultural creativity. Oaxacan or Chinese-style turkey, anyone?
Two years after it almost closed 14 Los Angeles-area schools, ICEF Public Schools says it’s now on a stable financial footing.
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Edward Curtis, armed only with a camera and a sixth-grade education, managed to make an invaluable contribution to American history and photography.