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Owners of the Mountain Vista Resort say the fugitive had been seen on the property last Friday — across the street from a police command center. One local says law enforcement officials "definitely screwed up."
The names of 24 clergy who had not previously been publicly accused of abuse were included in a document released on the L.A. Catholic archdiocese's website on Jan. 31.
San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon said in a Wednesday afternoon press conference that the hunt for Christopher Dorner is over.
Just in time for Valentine's Day: cardiologists say that being in love is literally good for your heart. They say it boosts cardiovascular health.
Executive director of Covered California says a family of four can have good health insurance that costs less than $100 a month.
The San Bernardino County DA's office defended their decision to ask news outlets to cease tweeting at the climax of the manhunt for triple-murder suspect Christopher Dorner.
Thousands of people gathered Wednesday morning for the funeral of Riverside police officer Michael Crain. He died last week in an ambush, allegedly by Christopher Dorner.
Father Jay Cunnane distributed ashes to hundreds of parish members for Ash Wednesday today during an 8 a.m. mass at Our Lady of Grace Parish in Encino.
Federal regulators Tuesday disclosed they are considering changing requirements that would allow Southern California Edison to restart the San Onofre nuclear power plant.
Gasoline prices continued their rapid rise in Southern California Wednesday, with the average price in Los Angeles County now the highest in the state.
The scandal has shown just how long and winding the food chain really is, and how little oversight is exercised within Europe's open borders.
Some private companies are so frustrated by their inability to defend against attacks that they have opted to go on the offense themselves. Some cybersecurity firms are now marketing cyberweapons to companies that want to go after their adversaries.
Americans barely spent more last month at retail businesses and restaurants after higher taxes cut their paychecks. The small increase suggests consumer spending may be weak in the January-March quarter.
A new law causes a big drop off in activity for the first month of the year, says new report from a real estate analytics firm.
Jacques Ripoll leaves the giant French bank as it struggles to recover from the financial crisis and sells its L.A-based investment firm.
How immigrants and others reacted the the president's proposals on immigration depended on how they heard him and what he said.
A nonprofit consumer advocacy group filed the petition Wednesday, noting that excessive sugar consumption has been linked to health conditions like obesity.
The comedic actor's support is part of the campaign's strategy to increase turnout by voters aged 18-29.
Suggestions, selections and favorite recipes from L.A.'s best cheese stores. Here's how to go genuinely cheesy on Valentine's Day.
In immigration news: Senate reform hearing, immigration in the State of the Union, explaining the 11 million, moreMulti-American | | February 13 2013, 10:11 AM
Senate panel tackles immigration - New York Times The Senate Judiciary Committee, "which will likely put its own stamp on any immigration bill to reach its conference room," is set to hold its first immigration reform hearing today.
OnCentral's daily round-up of the health headlines southside Angelenos ought to know about.
Today is Wednesday, Feb. 13 and headlines include the apparent death of Christopher Dorner and the Los Angeles Times' opposition to Measure A.
Early childhood education advocates were pleased with President Obama 's remarks but said he fell short in details in his State of the Union speech.
CA rookie reps take on State of the Union: They found it wasn’t quite what most expected, with a lot of down time around the big speech.
The Loh Down On Science
Why it's hard to stay in the mood.
We want to hear your stories of offbeat, offline romance – the person you met in the elevator or on an international flight, the odd encounters with love-struck strangers, the weird, the wild, the romantic. Leave your stories in the comments, or tweet us @airtalk.
What sorts of provisions should exist for working parents? Are accommodations for employees with child-care concerns on the horizon in the U.S.?
What did you think of the president’s ideas? Are they realistic, affordable or even doable? Does his speech give us reason to be optimistic, or is Obama dreaming the impossible dream?
President Barack Obama pitched new ideas to stimulate the economy, urged bipartisan approaches and emotionally called for legislative movement on gun control.
It appears as if the manhunt for Christopher Dorner is finally over. Dorner, an ex-LAPD cop, published a manifesto with names of his targets online, before wreaking havoc in the Southland. He is connected to four homicides, an attempt to steal a boat, firing on personnel from several different law enforcement agencies, carjacking, and holding innocent people hostage.
Leading polar bear researchers have just published a paper outlining possible solutions for preserving the world's declining polar bear population.Warming temperatures are rapidly melting the arctic ice the bears use as a hunting platform.
Early childhood education advocates say President Obama fell short in his State of the Union speech, but they were pleased with some of his remarks.
Here to explain the history, use, and limits of executive authority is Allan Lichtman, presidential historian and professor of history at American Univerisity.
San Diego's Mayor Bob Filner is promising his new Tijuana office will open soon, but there have been a couple hiccups so far. KPBS Metro reporter Katie Orr checks in on the status of the office and why the mayor thinks they need one.
To millions of Americans actress Valerie Harper will remain Rhoda Morgenstern, BFF to Mary Tyler Moore's and star of the eponymous spinoff Rhoda. She has a new memoir about the character, and how its affected her working career.
Sriracha hot pepper sauce is huge in the U.S. So big that the potato chip maker, Lays is making a bag featuring the flavor. We’ll talk about why people love sriracha so much with Randy Clemens, who wrote the book, "The Sriracha Cookbook."
Yesterday authorities cornered a man they believed to be Chris Dorner, the ex-LAPD officer accused of murder. We’ll get the latest news from KPCC’s Ben Bergman and Frank Stoltze.
Insurance companies charge a lot in premiums if you're tempting death on a regular basis, and some refuse to even offer coverage.
In last night's State of the Union address, among the topics covered by President Obama was cyber security, how important it is to our nation, and how ill-equipped we are when it comes to protecting ourselves.
Yesterday, the Los Angeles school board candidates received the largest donation-to-date for a school board contest. But it didn't come from anyone in L.A., and it didn't even come from anyone in California. It came from billionaire businessman and New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Last night during the President’s State of the Union address, the GOP unveiled a new tool to reach Latino voters: A Spanish-language Twitter feed. We’ll talk to Republican political consultant Mike Madrid.
An asteroid that's 150 feet across is barreling towards our planet and it's expected to pass by Earth this Friday. We’ll speak about the asteroid, and other space news with Adam Steltzner, who recently led the landing team for the Mars Curiosity Rover.
Gordon Henderson and his family have a bad habit of buying impractical things at the Rose Bowl Flea Market, so this time, they brought a chaperone.
The East Coast is still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. One family and a circle of friends is still dealing with one tiny part of the destruction it caused: the death of Claudene Christian, a former USC Song Girl who, it seemed, had found redemption before she died in the storm.
"These parking meters here, it’s a nightmare. You can’t blink. There’s not even like a 5 second grace period. That thing is red and boom, there’s a ticket on it. These people are actually oppressing the residents here"."