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Gold Line extension raising questions of Metrolink competition

Metro's Gold Line extension and Metrolink's San Gabriel route are serving the same areas, prompting efforts to avoid competition.

CA officials say local voting is secure

As President Trump's election integrity commission convenes to look into reports of voter irregularities, election watchers say local voters needn't worry.

Animal control goes door-to-door in LA County checking pet licenses, vaccinations

All dogs or cats older than four months need to be licensed and vaccinated, and pet owners can only own up to three dogs and five cats.

USC addresses drug allegations against ex-dean

USC President Max Nikias acknowledged concern on campus following the Los Angeles Times report that Dr. Carmen Puliafito, 66, was seen on video apparently smoking methamphetamine.

Supreme Court order again narrows the door for US-bound refugees

The U.S. Supreme Court has stayed part of a lower court's ruling last week that opened the door for more refugees to arrive in the United States.

Gen Xers lag in home equity as housing crash effects linger

Generation X lags behind other generations in home equity because it's still suffering from the effects of the housing crisis that began in late 2006, a study says.

'Safe parking' for LA's homeless off to a slow start

A pilot program aimed at providing people who live in their cars in L.A. a consistent, secure place to park near restrooms has been slow to get off the ground.

Traffic alert: Funeral for slain South Pasadena boy

A funeral service will be held today in South Pasadena for a slain 5-year-old boy who went missing in April. Fremont Avenue from Monterey Road to Huntington Drive will be closed for the service.

Reopened deportation cases up more than 60 percent in LA

Reopened deportation cases are up more than 60 percent in Los Angeles as immigrants who were once assured they could stay in the country find that may longer be so.

Trump administration raises ceiling on foreign worker visas

The federal government is raising the cap on visas under the H-2B program that brings in low-skilled workers from abroad to work in hotels and other industries.

CA to begin anti-discrimination testing of Airbnb hosts

State regulators will soon begin auditing Airbnb hosts who have drawn discrimination complaints. The tests are part of an agreement Airbnb struck with the state.

Dangerous algae bloom closes Silverwood Lake to swimmers

The Department of Water Resources issued a “warning” advisory due to the presence of cyanobacteria. “These are warnings that should be taken seriously,” said Doug Carlson from DWR.

LAPD shoot, kill fleeing suspect

Officers responded to a call about a domestic dispute around 2 A-M from Omelveny Avenue just south of Van Nuys Boulevard.

LA Metro launches bike sharing in Pasadena

Riders can now hop on a shared bike from the Gold Line to the Rose Bowl and many points in between as Metro brings 300 bikes to Pasadena.

Calling all closets! Alfred Angelo abruptly closes and bridesmaids need your help

When Helen Rivera, 35, arrived at the Alfred Angelo store in West Covina Friday to pick up her 12th bridesmaid dress, she was shocked to see that the store was closed.

Northbound 405 off-ramp at LAX to close for the weekend

The northbound off-ramp of the 405 Freeway to Century Boulevard will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday, which will likely prompt traffic delays.