Biden in LA to talk college access; plus, how to avoid the traffic

Biden was in L.A. Friday to talk about President Obama's call on Congress to provide Americans with two free years of community college.

High wind advisory issued for Southern California

Powerful wind gusts are expected in the mountains and some valleys of Los Angeles and Ventura County, according to the National Weather Service.

Mother dies from San Juan Capistrano condo fire

Marciela Sanchez died at UCI Medical Center in Orange around 9 p.m. Wednesday, while her son, Jaiden Liborio, 3, died around midnight on Tuesday.

Wreckage believed to be plane that vanished in Mojave Desert

The Civil Air Patrol says they have found the wreckage of the single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza that disappeared from radar Tuesday night.

Los Angeles moves to ban alcohol ads on buses, city property

The unanimous vote came Tuesday morning and expanded on previous efforts to curb such advertising in public spaces.

3-year-old dies after San Juan Capistrano condo fire

The three-year-old died at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County in Mission Viejo late Tuesday night, Orange County Fire Authority’s Steve Concialdi.

3 adults, 6 children injured in San Juan Capistrano fire

A fire at a two-story apartment complex in San Juan Capistrano hospitalized nine people, according to the Orange County Fire Authority.

Can Uber lower fares and have its drivers make more money?

For the first time, Uber will guarantee its partners – as it calls them - an hourly wage of $20 an hour in Los Angeles, or $26 during peak times.

Greg Plitt: Staff undergoing counseling after train death

The Metrolink train engineer and conductor aboard the train that struck and killed fitness model Plitt have been removed from circulation and are receiving counseling.

Back-to-back fires damage Long Beach restaurant

The Press-Telegram reported Monday that the Bixby Knolls Hof's Hut was closed after the fires.

Fitness model killed by train was bold but careful

Friends of Greg Plitt said Monday that he was a bold and fearless person who made a rare mistake. Plitt was shooting a promotion for sponsor Shadow Beverages, reports NBC4.

KKK propaganda on MLK Day sparks investigation in Santa Ana

A flier reportedly calling Martin Luther King Jr. a "communist pervert" and urging residents not to commemorate his birthday was delivered to about 40 homes in Santa Ana Monday.

Crew filming Greg Plitt wasn't permitted, officials say

A fitness model and actor who previously shot workout videos on railroad tracks was struck and killed by a train during filming in Southern California.

Los Angeles subway will get WiFi, cellular phone service

The Los Angeles subway system will soon get Wi-Fi and cellular phone service, enabling passengers to make and receive calls and surf the Internet while underground.

Nobody hurt when SUV crashes into Los Angeles PETA office

Los Angeles authorities say nobody was hurt when an SUV crashed through the front window of an office of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

Pope to canonize California missionary Junípero Serra

Serra is credited with bringing Christianity to the United States' West and established many of the Spanish missions in California.