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LAX braces for a record-breaking Thanksgiving travel weekend

For the second year in a row, Thanksgiving travel at LAX is through the roof. That's great for airlines and the airport, not so much for travelers.

How to be a pro volunteer this holiday season

From showing up on time to asking the right questions, we asked the experts how to be a successful volunteer this holiday season.

The Styled Side: where to holiday shop in SoCal

There's Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday on the horizon. We have a guide for the best places to shop on each day.

The Institute of Mentalphysics : A seeker and a famous son build a city in the High Desert

Explorer and spiritual seeker Ding Le Mai had land and a vision, but needed an architect. Lloyd Wright needed a way to escape dad's shadow. Together they built The Institute of Mentalphysics near Joshua Tree.

Balance of power shifts away from Disney on Anaheim City Council

A late surge in the vote count in Anaheim's District 3 city council race propelled a Latino neighborhood activist to victory over the business-friendly incumbent.

Thanksgiving dinner, SoCal style

Having mole instead of gravy? Or sticky rice instead of cornbread stuffing? Tell us your Thanksgiving food traditions!

LA supervisors back quicker response to hate crimes

The motion from Supervisor Hilda Solis was unanimously approved Tuesday; it calls for swift action after several suspected hate crimes in Los Angeles County are reported in the wake of the general election.

8 hurt in test-drive car crash at LA Auto Show

A man test-driving a car at the L.A. Auto Show plowed onto a sidewalk and hit a planter on Monday, sending concrete shards spraying and injuring at least a half-dozen people, authorities said.

When it rains, it pours... bacteria into the ocean

The rain fell hard enough to swell rivers, flood freeways and knock out electricity. That's good news for drought-stricken Southern California, but bad news for beachgoers.

99-year-old WWII veteran honored at memorial

Navy veteran Ernest Thompson, who recently passed away, is being honored Sunday at a public memorial aboard the USS Iowa.

USC steamrolls UCLA 36-14 for 7th straight win

"Any time you beat a rival team like this, it's always fun," says USC linebacker Michael Hutchings.

Rain, rain, don't go away

Although this storm is no blockbuster, heavy rains in the late afternoon could bring flooding to burn areas.

When turkeys fly: LAX will be third busiest US airport

If you're flying out of or picking someone up from LAX this Thanksgiving weekend, you should probably leave right now.

UCLA vs USC: What you need to know before you go to the big game

Planning on attending the football game? So are tens of thousands of other people.

Report shows drop in LA cycling as bike lane expansion slows

Bikes seem to be more visible than ever in L.A., with bike sharing and events like Ciclavia. But a new report shows a drop in people cycling after years of growth.

'Need does not take a holiday': A caregiver's Thanksgiving

November is National Caregiver's Month, which is cold comfort for folks who juggle orchestrating Thanksgiving dinner and caring for a loved one.