Angeles National Forest

Evacuations ordered for recreation area as brush fire burns on Mt. Wilson


Officials say the observatory, Chantry Flats and surrounding areas have been evacuated and the fire is not burning near foothill homes. The blaze was initially estimated at around 5 acres, but it steadily expanded as flames chewed through dry brush.

Multiple Wildfires Destroy Homes, Threaten California Wine Country

How the insurance process works for wildfire victims


The wildfires in Northern California caused tens of thousands of Californians to lose their homes at the same time.

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., plans to "divulge more of what he found directly to President Trump," he said in a statement.

Well funded Democrats target 4 GOP seats in the OC


Four Orange County congressional seats are central to Democrats' effort to retake the U.S. House of Representatives. Each Republican faces several well-funded challengers.

Affordability crisis hits LA's mobile home parks

L.A. County officials say rising rents and low vacancy rates are hitting the region's mobile home parks. The Board of Supervisors will consider rent control Tuesday.

Rising number of racist incidents at Cal State Long Beach

Racist words were scrawled on a campus bathroom wall. University president Jane Close Conoley emailed the entire campus to vigorously condemn it.

Man believes bodies in California desert are son, girlfriend

Officials did not immediately confirm the identities of the two adults discovered Sunday in rugged terrain near a popular trail in the desert park.

Land grab: What happens when warehouses move in next door?

Developers squeezed for space to build logistics warehouses in the Inland Empire are eyeing residential areas as potential sites. They're offering owners top dollar to sell.

Canyon Fire 2 victims are now eligible for federal aid

As crews made progress fighting the wildfire, the governor announced that Orange County residents can apply for help from the federal government.

Firefighters put out Boyle Heights warehouse blaze

Crews had to defend nearby structures because the intense flames ripped through the roof and compromised the warehouse.

Wildfires, now up to 100 miles wide, threaten more wineries

For those living in the huge fire zone, it was another day spent watching, waiting and fearing the worst.

Democrats ramp up SoCal campaigns in effort to retake US House

Democrats are targeting GOP congressional seats representing California districts where voters chose presidential candidate Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump.

SB 241 reopens as Canyon Fire 2 hits 65 percent containment

Southbound lanes of the 241 Toll Road have reopened after the highway was damaged. Firefighters are working to improve containment lines ahead of the warmer and drier conditions this weekend.

LA City Councilmen move to protect street vendors in parks

If a street vendor in LA is undocumented and selling in a public park, a city-issued fine could alert immigration agents.

High-rises and high tensions in Long Beach

Long Beach may allow more high-rises in certain parts of the city, and that's led to chaotic and contentious town hall meetings.

These crazy new PSAs want you to be a better Metro rider

Do you eat on a train? Take up extra seats on the bus when you don't need them? You might be a Metro Rude Dude.

Canyon Fire 2 containment reaches 60 percent

Canyon Fire 2 now stands at 9,217 acres and 60 percent containment. Fire authorities say the uptick in acreage is due to better mapping, not fire growth.