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Watch: Underground fire causes Long Beach manhole cover to burst

Nobody was harmed when three Long Beach underground power vaults exploded, but deaths and injuries have occurred in prior blasts

By women, for women: History, drought collide at Rockhaven Sanitarium

Montrose's Rockhaven Sanitarium, an abandoned mental health facility that was run by women and served female patients, is now the site of a well being tapped to help local water agencies avoid importing water.

Defibrillators back on Compton fire trucks, ambulances

The lifesaving devices had been removed after concerns by Los Angeles County regulators that firefighters weren't properly trained to use them.

3 water main breaks in LA; LADWP truck gets stuck in sink hole

The Department of Water and Power says the ruptures occurred early Friday in Hollywood, Hollywood Hills and Silver Lake.

Long Beach power outage continues third day in a row

Nearly 3,500 customers remained without power Friday after utility crews who worked to restore power to downtown Long Beach overnight were unsuccessful.

Long Beach's power woes continue after electrical fire

The number of customers without power in downtown Long Beach was down to about 2,700 homes and businesses Thursday afternoon.

Expo Line to run test trains from Culver City to Santa Monica

The Expo Line is bringing passenger trains back into Santa Monica for the first time in 60 years, but they're just being tested for now.

Lights out in Long Beach as city responds to electrical fire

An electrical fire in downtown Long Beach caused manhole covers to blow off and prompted large-scale outages in the area, according to an alert from the Long Beach Police Department.

Feds to share results of probe of fatal FedEx semi-bus crash

The April 2014 crash involved a bus carrying 44 students from Southern California for a free tour of Humboldt State University. Many were hoping to be the first in their families to attend college.

241 Fire: Irvine Lake campgrounds under evacuation

A fire sparked near the 241 toll road near Santiago Canyon Road in Orange County on Monday morning had burned 150 acres, torched two outbuildings, and prompted evacuations by mid-day.

Several hospitalized after pileup snarls traffic on 110 Freeway

The chain reaction crash early Sunday in Carson shut down several northbound lanes.

Freeway closures: CalTrans to begin bridge demolition above 5 freeway

Officials expect the Carmenita Road Bridge demolition to take three weeks. During that time, they will close the Santa Ana freeway overnight seven days a week between Rosecrans and Valley View avenues.

Berryessa Snow Mountain: A new national monument for California

The presidential move, announced by the White House early Friday, brings to 19 the number of monuments that Obama has created or expanded since taking office.

This is for people who want to hold a funeral at home

Undertaking LA will help you plan and hold a funeral at your loved one's home, and will connect you with a co-op crematory or a cemetery near Joshua Tree if you want to be buried un-embalmed.

LA Unified gets donations after event at Trump course nixed

The district said Thursday that developer Rick Caruso and Wetzel's Pretzels have each pledged $7,500 for afterschool programs.

Suspected arson in 1 of 2 South LA church fires

Two South Los Angeles churches within a mile and half of each other caught fire early Thursday, though officials said the two incidents were unrelated.