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Fire captain severely injured fighting Ventura brush fire

A fire captain is in surgery Monday after sustaining severe injuries while suppressing a brush fire in the Ventura River bottom near the 33 freeway on Sunday.

Northbound 110 freeway reopened in San Pedro after crash

All lanes were shut down but the CHP opened the right shoulder after about an hour to allow bottlenecked commuter traffic to squeeze through.

Vietnamese move commemoration after flag barred from base

Vietnamese Americans scrapped plans to mark the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon at Camp Pendleton after learning they couldn't fly the South Vietnamese flag.

Glendora first responders to carry heroin-overdose antidote

First responders in the city of Glendora are the first in Los Angeles County to carry a nasal treatment for overdoses from opioid drugs.

Watch a decade of growth in LA's bike infrastructure

The city's bike network has been growing at a rapid clip for a decade, according to data the Los Angeles Department of Transportation provided KPCC. But gaps remain.

#SaveTheDropLA: City offers rebates, freebies to encourage water savings

The mayor on Thursday announced a campaign to encourage Angelenos to save more water. Incentives include rebates on rain barrels and washing machines, free showerheads and more.

Hermit Falls death: Victim of deadly fall was Signal Hill teen

Jesse Yuth of Signal Hill died after making the increasingly popular jump over Hermit Falls on Wednesday morning in the Chantry Flats hiking area.

Southbound I-605 reopens in Lakewood after crash

Traffic is moving again on the southbound Interstate 605 following a lengthy closure caused by an overturned tanker truck that spilled thousands of gallons of fuel.

Los Angeles man to get Navy Cross for Afghanistan heroics

The Marines say Gunnery Sgt. Brian C. Jacklin was second in command of a team that came under attack in Helmand province in 2012.

Coast Guard leaving Los Angeles base after half-century

The Coast Guard has been planning for a new air station but hasn't chosen a location. In the meantime, air crews and helicopters serving LA will operate out of the Point Mugu Navy base in Ventura County.

Developers slowly increase housing beyond Skid Row

Traditionally, services for the homeless have been concentrated in L.A.'s Skid Row. But service providers are making a push to the suburbs, where many homeless live.

Dodgers snag first win on Opening Day

New addition Jimmy Rollins hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning, rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the re-tooled San Diego Padres in the season opener on Monday.

Wet weather on its way to Southern California

Some much-needed precipitation may trickle into drought-stricken California on Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

5 hurt as bus, car crash in Southern California

Authorities say five people were injured when a car and tour bus collided in Southern California, but only one of them was seriously hurt.

New GM Farhan Zaidi says new LA Dodgers will build consensus

If L.A. is primarily a melting pot of religions, cultures and ethnicities, new Dodgers GM Farhan Zaidi is as L.A. as you can get.

Gov. Brown defends drought order that doesn't limit farmers

In appearance on ABC news show, governor says farmers aren't using water frivolously on their lawns or taking long showers."They're providing most of the fruits and vegetables of America to a significant part of the world," he said.