A wildfire that quickly overwhelmed whole towns near Lake Isabella in Kern County has so far cost an estimated $7.6 million, killed two and destroyed 200 homes.Add your comments
The $95 million project — which is entirely state funded — will reduce the freeway to one lane in order to give it some attention due to the amount of traffic it receives.
The paper, founded in 1903, is in danger of shutting down by the end of the year, say publishers who blame declining subscribers and mounting costs.
The fire held steady on Saturday night. It has burned 36,810 acres and destroyed 200 structures in Kern County. Crews hope to take advantage of lighter winds forecast for Sunday. High temperatures and low humidity remain a challenge.
Four other people survived and were rescued but there's no immediate word on their conditions.
Numbers released Friday by the Secretary of State and Los Angeles Registrar show there's still tens of thousands of ballots to be processed from the June 7 primary.
Earlier this year, Watts residents saw their drinking water go cloudy. Now the LADWP says they've fixed the problem.
Hedge-fund billionaire Steven A. Cohen cut a check for $275 million to open a nationwide network of free mental health care clinics for military veterans.
Southern California is no stranger to earthquakes or wildfires, the latest of which has already burned dozens of homes in Kern County. These events can be scary for young kids, and tough for parents to explain.
You'll be able to see as far out as 34 miles as well as to the ground below.
If passed by the city council, a resident's primary residence could be used as a short-term rental for a maximum of 180 days per year.
The Metro measure next goes to the L.A. County supervisors, who also serve on the Metro board. If approved by the supervisors as expected, the measure would be placed on the November general election ballot with a two-thirds approval required for passage.
You can blame a crow that came into contact with a 34,500 volt circuit breaker.
The Supreme Court decision blocks the Obama administration plan to extend temporary legal status to qualified immigrants and sends the case back to a Texas judge.
Some Duarte residents were being allowed to return to their homes Wednesday, but many evacuations remain in place. Firefighters face another day of strong winds.
Parking tickets in the city of Los Angeles are more expensive than Santa Monica or West Hollywood. But would lowering fines make scofflaws more likely to park illegally?