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Bighorn sheep escapes from LA Zoo, struck by car

A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo on Saturday and was struck by a hit-and-run driver before it could be corralled, police said.

It's true: Valet parking at Runyon Canyon this weekend

Only in L.A. can you valet your car before hiking. No, this is not a hoax. It's part of #soLAvalet, a campaign from the on-demand valet parking app, CurbStand.

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Los Angeles-area storm triggers foothill mudslides

Los Angeles County Fire Department Dispatch Supervisor Robert Diaz says a 4-foot-high flow of debris hit a home in the suburb of Glendora after heavy rain drenched the area before dawn Friday.

San Bernardino to pay pensions despite bankruptcy

The city of San Bernardino has agreed to pay the California Public Employees' Retirement System all that it owes in bankruptcy proceedings.

No 'fiscal cliff' for California when tax hikes end, analyst says

A report Wednesday from the state legislative analyst concluded that expiring tax increases "will not necessarily cause a sudden revenue drop off — a 'fiscal cliff' — for the annual state budget process."

Crews try to ID substance in Santa Paula plant fire

A fire official said only a handful of smoldering hot spots remain Wednesday after a vacuum truck exploded, spreading a chemical mixture that contained sulfuric acid and an organic peroxide.

LA Catholics get 1st English-language radio station in almost 15 years

The L.A.'s Roman Catholic Archdiocese said the new station will help reach more people, including the English-speaking children of immigrants.

Fire weather: Southern California remains gusty, dry

Red flag warnings for fire danger are in effect for much of Southern California due to gusty Santa Ana winds and low relative humidity levels.

Boy, 1, mauled by dog in French Valley park

A toddler has been seriously injured by a dog that attacked him at a French Valley park where he was playing with his mother.

Surfing pioneer Dorian 'Doc' Paskowitz dies at 93

Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz, who traveled the world riding waves and founded a Southern California surfing dynasty, has died. He was 93.

Highway dedicated for legislator Mike Gatto's slain father

A portion of Interstate 10 was dedicated Wednesday as the Joe Gatto Memorial Highway. Gatto, the father of 43rd District Assemblyman Mike Gatto, was shot and killed.

How close are we to ending veteran homelessness in LA?

Service providers have just over a year to make good on a vow by the current administration to get every last vet off L.A.'s' streets. So how are they doing?

No-burn alert for Southern California continues

The South Coast Air Quality Management District is issuing a no-burn alert again for Wednesday because a high concentration of fine particle air pollution is in the forecast.

KPCC coverage of Veterans Day 2014

Two million veterans call California home and every one has a story to tell — from dealing with trauma to the memories of WW II soldiers and the need for tailored healthcare.

Joseph Gatto memorial to be held Wednesday morning

The service will also dedicate a portion of Interstate 10 as the Joe Gatto Memorial Highway.

Church group hikers missing in Eaton Canyon reunited with family

Rescued young people say they relied on body heat and lit a fire to keep warm through the night.