CHP boosting checkpoints, patrols during holiday weekend

Officers will be on the lookout for just about everything, from people driving under the influence, to speeding, to major collision factors like unsafe lane changes and erratic driving.

5 places to see holiday lights in SoCal

What Los Angeles lacks in snow it makes up for in lights. From a reindeer village to a boat parade, here's where you can get in the yuletide spirit SoCal style.

How to surf El Niño: Tips from a professional

Big wave surfer Alex Gray has a few ideas about what it takes to ride the kind of waves that the King Tides and El Niño often bring.

After setbacks, Metro aiming to repair Blue Line by Friday

Metro has still been sorting out the damage from the Monday morning accident.

4 plucked from ocean after boat capsizes near Long Beach

No injuries reported but four people spend an hour in the chilly water before being rescued.

Student causes chemical explosion at USC

A student caused a small explosion while mixing chemicals in a classroom at USC, forcing the evacuation of a building.

Where LA is most vulnerable to El Niño storms

City officials say despite their preparedness plans, they expect flooding and mudslides, citing recent storms as a glimpse into what's to come.

Metro Blue Line tracks remain shut following train-car crash

Metro initially said the repairs would take just a few hours but later Monday announced the tracks would be shut down at least through Tuesday's morning commute.

Hollywood Christmas Parade street closures

Expect grumpy felines, witty magicians, plenty of traffic and limited parking when the annual parade lights up Hollywood on Thanksgiving weekend.

Moreno Valley warehouse project takes a big step forward

The center could bring billions of dollars to the community every year. But according to opponents, it could also devastate the local traffic and environment.

Porter Ranch leak has upped state's greenhouse gas output 25 percent

The monthlong leak coming from Southern California Gas Co.'s Aliso Canyon natural gas field is increasing the state's methane load by 25 percent, air regulators say.

The worst traffic bottlenecks in Los Angeles County

A stretch of the 405 ranks as the most congested in the Los Angeles area, according to a report by the American Highway Users Alliance.

Los Angeles to host Navy Fleet Week starting next year

Officials intend to make L.A. Fleet Week an end-of-summer tradition featuring active military ships in the days leading up to and through each Labor Day.

Dodgers hire Dave Roberts as manager

The onetime base stealer and clutch Red Sox player returns to help steer the team where his MLB career began.

Disneyland PeopleMover cars sell for $471,500

Two adjacent cars from the once popular Tomorrowland attraction were a high-ticket item at an auction held this past weekend.

What foods you can/can't bring onto an airplane

Turns out there are a lot of do's and don'ts when it comes to bringing food on a flight. We have some advice.