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Part of the 210 Freeway is being named after Jackie Robinson

The baseball great and civil rights pioneer, who spent his formative years in Pasadena, is being honored with a span of freeway near his childhood home.

Weekend Traffic

210 Freeway in Pasadena to close for 34 hours this weekend

All eastbound lanes of the 210 Freeway from Lake Avenue to Mountain Street will be closed, so plan ahead for an alternate route or take public transit.

Knott's takes guests back to the Wild West with 'Ghost Town Alive'


This summer, Knott's Berry Farm's Ghost Town has been populated with a cast of character actors who interact with guests in a sort of daylong improv show.

Blue Cut Fire: Who helps the helpers?

As Wrightwood's 4,500 residents were ordered to evacuate, a few stayed behind to help the firefighters battling the blaze.

Update: 710 reopens in Long Beach after big rig crash

Lanes were closed at Willow Street until at least 7 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. Transition roads from Interstate 405 were also closed.

Chimney Fire: More homes lost in fire near Hearst Castle

The 10-day-old blaze has charred more than 60 square miles of dry brush and timber and destroyed 45 homes. The fire is 39 percent contained.

LA Police Commission meeting halted by protesters

Loud chanting prompted commissioners to recess their meeting and clear the room. Later, they discussed hiring liaisons to help the families of people shot by police.

LA Animal Control overhauls itself for first time since the '40s

The agency's rules are now easier to understand and address many previously overlooked issues in the city, including animal noise complaints.

Bill to end private prisons for California immigrants moves forward

A state bill that would bar cities and counties from contracting with for-profit prison operators to hold immigrant detainees clears the Assembly.

Thousands of firefighters still on California fire lines

More than 10,000 firefighters battled wildfires Monday from California's Central Coast to Sierra Nevada forests or mopped up remnants of destructive fires up and down the state.

LA Football Club's new $350 million stadium just got a name

Major League Soccer's newest team, the Los Angeles Football Club, will play at the freshly dubbed Banc of California stadium, which broke ground Tuesday.

Blue Cut Fire chief says evacuation holdouts had no effect

However, they did increase the risk to firefighters and the odds that more property loss could have resulted. It will take a catastrophic event to change minds, the chief said.

City Council to declare Wednesday 'Kobe Bryant Day' in LA

Three city councilmen sponsored a resolution that will declare Aug. 24 — or 8/24 — "Kobe Bryant Day" in honor of the Laker and the numbers he sported on the court.

Blue Cut Fire: Thousands who fled allowed to return

About 82,000 people were ordered to leave at the peak of the fire threat. Most of those who left are returning now to find their homes intact, though not all.

USC vs. UCLA at the Rio Olympics

The crosstown rivalry continues as we rack up Olympians in Rio by university affiliation. Which school's athletes are bringing home more medals? We've done the math.

Can healing circles help address police brutality?

A social change advocacy group will host what they are calling "healing circles" Saturday night in six South Los Angeles parks parks.