Understand proper Metro etiquette before you ride

WNYC's Brian Lehrer joins us to talk about behavior that should be discouraged if you're going to take a ride on the newly expanded Expo line this weekend.

Hollywood Hills main break causes flooding, street closures

The Los Angeles Fire Department says the broken pipe was reported around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Expo Line light rail to Santa Monica could be one of Metro's best bets

Ridership is key to whether the $1.5 billion rail line extension will be worth the investment.

Authorities ID pilot whose body was recovered at crash site

The Los Angeles County coroner's office said Tuesday that 57-year-old Thomas Bruff died at the scene of Sunday's crash in the San Gabriel Mountains.

Pasadena to vote on helping cyclists deal with intersections

If passed, the plan would install cameras at 38 intersections throughout Pasadena that would be able to detect cyclists and give them more time to cross the street.

World champion Peter Sagan opens Tour of California with win

The second stage on Monday, a 92-mile ride from Pasadena to Santa Clarita, could give Sagan an opportunity to hang onto the leader's jersey.

Italian-Americans unearthing the lost history of LA's Little Italy

An Italian immigrant community once thrived in Los Angeles, and its social center was the Italian Hall in downtown, soon the home of the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles.

New memorial in Long Beach will honor post-9/11 war dead

Laura Herzog is nearing the end of a two-year journey to memorialize the nearly 7,000 killed fighting in America's wars since 9/11. And she's doing it name by name.

Downed plane found in Angeles National Forest; 1 dead

Search crews, hampered by low clouds and steep terrain, found the wreckage Sunday afternoon. The single-engine Cessna took off from San Diego Sunday morning en route to Santa Monica.

Thousands enjoy CicLAvia's open streets in southeast communities

The periodic festival of open streets came to cities and communities in Southeast Los Angeles County on Sunday.

Museums of the Arroyo Day — an alternative look at Los Angeles

Hit up any one of the six participating locations for a free day of Los Angeles history in all its historic glory. The 27th annual event goes down this Sunday.

More Central American deportations expected in immigrant crackdown

Adults and children who crossed the border illegally after Jan. 1, 2014, and who were ordered deported, are targeted in the latest actions.

Actor Trejo speaks up for worried teens after school fight

Trejo encouraged administrators at Sylmar High School to listen to students' concerns about their safety at a meeting Wednesday.

San Fernando Valley homeless shelter reopens facility destroyed in fire

The new warehouse will store items donated for resale at the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission's three thrift stores. That revenue will help pay for homeless services.

What should Lincoln Heights do with its old jail?

Five stories — 229,000 square-feet. The jail, out of commission since 1965, is a prime opportunity for redevelopment. The city wants to know what you want to do with it.

Memorial for KPCC Morning Edition host Steve Julian set for May 28

A memorial for KPCC Morning Edition host Steve Julian is scheduled for May 28 at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.