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Sherpa Fire: Most evacuations lifted near Santa Barbara

As planned, mandatory evacuation orders for many areas were reduced to warnings at 5 a.m., allowing residents to return. All orders are expected to be lifted by the weekend.

Immigrant parents of US citizens await Supreme Court ruling

Unauthorized immigrants with American children say a favorable high court decision could protect them from deportation and provide work permits.

Can Metro's November ballot measure really improve traffic?

L.A.'s transit agency hopes voters will approve a sales tax increase dubbed the "Traffic Improvement Plan." But opinions differ on whether congestion would be eased.

LA Council debates putting tax measure on November ballot

Council members wrestled with whether to put a parcel tax or a bond in front of voters, as they look for steady funding for their homelessness strategy.

Fish Fire evacuee describes leaving home behind

Liz Reilly lives in Fish Canyon and is a Duarte City Councilwoman. She left her house with her daughter and two dogs Monday afternoon.

Extreme heat leading to more flat tires, spent car batteries

Be prepared, AAA advises. Modern cars may be less likely to overheat than their predecessors, but they're still prone to other problems during heat waves.

Over 50 public pools are open in LA. Get swimming!

This summer Angelenos will have access to 54 public swimming pools, run by the city’s department of Recreation and Parks. Unfortunately, finding out if they’re open or not, can be a difficult.

LA City Attorney turns up heat on short-term rental hosts

Charges were filed against four landlords who allegedly converted their L.A. apartment buildings into vacation rentals, violating zoning rules or the Ellis Act.

Record-breaking heat expected to continue

Records fell on Sunday, and more are expected to fall Monday as extreme temperatures grip Southern California.

How NASA's 'rocket girls' shaped space exploration

In the 1940s and 1950s, a few mathematically gifted women performed an unusual job – they completed complicated calculations for NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab.

Cleveland Cavaliers beat Golden State Warriors 93-89 to win their first NBA title

The Cavaliers rebounded from a 3-1 game deficit to win the championship, giving the city of Cleveland its first major sports title since 1964.

In wake of Orlando shooting, LGBT Latinos seek safe spaces to mourn

Among LGBT Latinos in Los Angeles, the Orlando shooting is being felt in a unique way. Some have set about creating a sense of "familia" for those who can't mourn openly at home.

VA and Red Cross team up to take care of women caregivers

On Saturday morning more than 80 women who take care of disabled military vets got a little bit of a break at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall.

Silver Lake fire shuts down 2 Freeway

Nearly 200 firefighters and several helicopters put out an eight-acre fire that broke out in a residential neighborhood of Silver Lake on Sunday.

Pain and healing at a Boyle Heights vigil for the Orlando victims

Almost a week after the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, members of the LGBT and Latino communities along with their supporters gathered in Boyle Heights to mourn the dead.

Finally! Waze won't tell you to make those awful left turns

Waze just rolled out a new feature designed to eliminate dangerous left turns — and in Los Angeles we get to try it first.