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Winter storm brings rain, snow to Southern California

A winter storm moving through Southern California brought locally heavy showers that flooded roads and snarled traffic, while snow fell at higher elevations.

Culver City's rising rents lead to tough conversations

A hot debate in Culver City ended with rent control taken off the table. The alternative is likely even more contentious: density.

Sketch artist Mike Sheehan discovers the Pillars of God and Camp Mozumdar

Sketch artist Mike Sheehan takes us into the San Bernardino Mountains to a temple built by Akhoy Kumar Mozumdar 80 years ago.

Ray Bradbury home's demise has LA re-examining its history

The Bradbury home's destruction came as a surprise in part because the guy who knocked it down was one of the city's most prominent architects.

Torrance refinery explosion: Exxon Mobil identifies source of dust

The company said the material as a catalyst that is primarily composed of metal oxides and amorphous silica and said that it could cause irritation to the skin, eyes and throat.

Carson mayor 'realistic' about possible Chargers, Raiders stadium

It's an exciting day for the LA city of Carson. The Chargers and Raiders announced they'll pursue a shared stadium there if deals in their own cities don't pan out soon.

LA freeway closed as bomb squad detonates suspicious tube

California Highway Patrol Officer Alex Rubio says the suspicious device was blown up around 3:30 a.m. Friday in the Sun Valley area.

Missing Las Vegas man's body found, authorities say

Anthony Parnell, 18, disappeared in heavy surf last week. Authorities say they have found his body a half-mile from where he was last seen.

Water main break submerges vehicles in Hollywood

Crews could be in the area for hours fixing the mess — past pipe repairs in the Hollywood Hills took LADWP workers an average of 21.5 hours to repair.

'Explosion' at ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance

An explosion at the ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance left at least two people with minor injuries and prompted a local road closure.

Fake it till you make it, then come clean: A sportscaster's big break

How do you become a sportscaster when you've never done it before? Adrián García Márquez, now "La Voz De Los Lakers," faked a demo tape with the help of a Sega console and FIFA '95.

More golf for Obama on 2nd day of weekend getaway

Obama was playing Sunday at Porcupine Creek in Rancho Mirage. The owner is Oracle software company co-founder Larry Ellison.

Obama spending long holiday weekend in Southern California

President Barack Obama is spending the holiday weekend working on his golf game in Southern California.

VA vows to find homes for 650 vets in 100 days

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Friday announced the first details of a plan to revamp the agency's West Los Angeles campus to house homeless veterans.

'Laugh-In' announcer, voiceover veteran Gary Owens dies at 80

The man behind the smooth baritone best known for announcing "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In" has died. Gary Owens was 80 years old.

Southern California winter heat wave continues

Temperatures that began rising earlier this week continued to top 80 degrees in many areas on Friday.