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How William Shakespeare won the West

400 years after William Shakespeare's death, a L.A. Library Foundation exhibit commemorates the Bard's artistic contribution to the West.

LAX breaks its Thanksgiving weekend travel record

The city's largest airport saw about 2.3 million travelers go through its doors this weekend. That's an increase of 8.4 percent from last year's record of 2.1 million passengers.

Pact clears the air for Huntington Beach neighborhood

An Orange County waste management firm agreed to fully enclose its dump on the edge of the Oak View neighborhood after years of complaints from neighbors.

Motorists warned of heavy winds in Southern California

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory through Monday night for valley and mountain areas, where gusts could top 50 mph.

Help name an LA Metro station

L.A. Metro wants your input on what to name three new stations — but don't expect a repeat of the infamous "Boaty McBoatface" incident.

3 SoCal mosques receive threatening letters

The mosques received letters that praised President Elect Donald Trump and threatened Muslim genocide.

Who should patrol Metro's trains, buses and stations?

A $527 million contract is at stake as the board considers ditching the Sheriff's Department and hiring police officers.

Holiday travelers warned of dangerous conditions along Grapevine

As the storm clears out, prepare for wind, ice and slippery roads on one of the busiest travel days of the year.

SoCal hikers rescued after getting stuck in rain

Three hikers had to be rescued in San Diego County after one of them fell on his head and rain trapped the group on the side of a mountain.

After Fidel Castro's death, complicated feelings from local Cuban Americans

Southland residents are taking stock of what Fidel Castro's death means — both personally and politically.

LA officials float a plan to legalize street vending

Under the proposal, street vendors who follow the rules wouldn't face misdemeanor charges as they do now.

Why you should consider volunteering after the holidays

Interest can be so strong during winter months, organizations have to turn away people. But that goodwill often dries up in January.

TSA Travel Tip: Take the turkey, leave the gravy

If you're flying this weekend and want to take your Thanksgiving feast with you, you'll need to follow the rules.

Garcetti, Trump chat about Olympics and immigration

The President Elect and the Los Angeles Mayor spoke on the phone about issues of concern.

LA Zoo turns 50 — and delivers a baby giraffe

You can see the as-yet unnamed female Masai giraffe every day, and starting Monday, with the zoo's 50th anniversary celebration, you can even feed her.

LAX braces for a record-breaking Thanksgiving travel weekend

For the second year in a row, Thanksgiving travel at LAX is through the roof. That's great for airlines and the airport, not so much for travelers.