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LA Marathon: The route, streets to avoid and more

The 26-mile trek going down this Sunday will span over several neighborhoods, giving you the chance to actually take in the scenery instead of being consumed by L.A. road rage.

The Styled Side: South Coast Plaza turns 50

It was once farmland for cows before it became a destination for Hermes.

LA's first lady focuses on local change

Amy Elaine Wakeland has kept busy combating sexual and domestic violence, initiating LA’s drought education campaign and helping the homeless.

The Queen Mary may be sunk without millions for repairs

The decommissioned cruise ship has been a Long Beach tourist destination for many years, but lack of maintenance has made it a costly problem for the city.

Commercial fire sends up huge plume over eastern LA County

Plastics recycling facility in Santa Fe Springs erupted in flames after a vehicle crashed into a power pole and high voltage lines fell onto trees and buildings.

Firefighters discover 'possible' human skull in Sherman Oaks park

The coroner has been notified, but it may take time to recover the remains. The skull is at the bottom of a ravine and is hard to access.

Daylight Saving Time: How to conquer the time change

You're going to lose an hour of sleep this weekend thanks to Daylight Saving Time. Here are some tips to help you adjust.

Damaged Big Sur bridge to be demolished, replaced

The Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge in Big Sur was damaged beyond repair after being pounded by storms in a record-setting winter. Landslides caused structural fractures that made it unsafe to use.

GM Pelinka: Lakers will be 'greatest sports franchise' again

Kobe Bryant's former agent, recognized as a sharp negotiator on the other side of the NBA's bargaining tables, described his goals in terms far beyond dollars and cents.

Wanted: Citizens to hold Metro accountable for spending

A citizens oversight committee drawn from Los Angeles County residents would hold the transit agency accountable for the spending of $120 billion over 40 years.

What would it take to reverse LA's dismal voter turnout?

Uneventful races, lack of "wedge" issues, and off-year timing all may have played a role in Tuesday's low turnout election. Officials are hoping to turn that around.

Garcetti bans private talks between developers and planning commissioners

Mayor Eric Garcetti said he wants to create more transparency in the city's planning process by barring planning commissioners from holding ex parte meetings with developers.

Baca trial: The defense calls a single witness

After a parade of prosecution witnesses that spanned nine days, Baca's attorney called just one witness, an attorney who provided independent oversight to sheriff's department. He testified Baca was communicative and cordial with the feds.

Newport Beach reopened after shark sighting

The shark, reported as a great white, was initially spotted by authorities at 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday, according to Jon Mitchell, a lifeguard captain for Newport Beach.

How would you spend the money from H and HHH?

There's $1.2 billion for housing and about $355 million each year for services. So what kinds of homes and programs will get that cash?

NTSB: Pilot in fatal Riverside plane crash had trouble starting engine

The pilot of a small airplane had difficulty starting one of its two engines before the plane crashed into a Riverside neighborhood shortly after taking off in February, according to a preliminary report by National Transportation Safety Board investigators.