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Wyclef Jean detained, then released in West Hollywood

Deputies were investigating an armed robbery at a gas station near Sunset Boulevard and Hilldale Avenue, according to authorities.

Garcetti joins other leaders in calling for road repairs

The state faces a $130 billion backlog for road repairs, but lawmakers have been unable to agree on how to pay for fixes. Are conditions finally right?

Final vote count throws LA council incumbent into runoff

City Councilman Gil Cedillo will face challenger Joe Bray-Ali in a May 16 runoff after the incumbent failed to win a majority of the votes to win outright.

Bugs on the rise due to rain

Officials are warning that this year might bring a record number of mosquitos and nuisance insects to the region.

Orange County wildflowers burst into spring

Take a prolonged drought, add some wildfires, then pour on abundant rain. That is the magic potion for a fabulous display of wildflowers in Southern California.

With immigration crackdown, some go into hiding

As the Trump administration steps up immigration enforcement, many unauthorized immigrants are laying low. Meantime, churches create sanctuaries — just in case.

LA LGBT Center breaks ground on multigenerational campus

“Building this transformational campus is going to change and save thousands of LGBT youth and seniors over the years,” said Lorri Jean CEO for the Los Angeles LGBT Center.

Kenyans sweep top spots at LA Marathon

Elisha Barno was the men’s winner of the Los Angeles Marathon today, while Hellen Jepkurgat was the women’s winner. Barno completed the race in 2:11:51 while Jepkurgat finished in 2:34:23

Disneyland’s Pirates of the Caribbean celebrates 50 years

“It was really the culmination of everything Walt’s designers had been working up to until then,” said Robert Niles, editor of Theme Park Insider.

Off-Ramp Recommends: an aeronautic pioneer at the Women at War lecture series

The lecture will focus on Iris's experience in the war effort, the importance of women in the armed forces, and how her experiences have informed her life.

​President Trump approves California storms disaster declaration

The action Thursday makes federal funding available to state, local and tribal governments as well as nonprofit groups.

ACLU discusses Lee Baca's conviction

Peter Eliasberg at the ACLU of Southern California spoke to KPCC’s Alex Cohen about his work to address abuse in LA County jails.

LA Marathon: The route, streets to avoid and more

The 26-mile trek going down this Sunday will span over several neighborhoods, giving you the chance to actually take in the scenery instead of being consumed by L.A. road rage.

The Styled Side: South Coast Plaza turns 50

It was once farmland for cows before it became a destination for Hermes.

LA's first lady focuses on local change

Amy Elaine Wakeland has kept busy combating sexual and domestic violence, initiating LA’s drought education campaign and helping the homeless.

The Queen Mary may be sunk without millions for repairs

The decommissioned cruise ship has been a Long Beach tourist destination for many years, but lack of maintenance has made it a costly problem for the city.