Occidental leaders say they'll meet most protest demands

Student protestors submitted a list of 14 demands. Today Oxy's top administrators said they would meet 13 of those, but the college president will stay.

Police: Mystery man at LAX was likely off-duty pilot

The JetBlue aircraft was cleared for takeoff following the search ordered when an employee reported an unauthorized person dressed as a pilot, police said.

The original Taco Bell makes a run for the Irvine border

The building was last a Taco Bell in 1986, and it was set to be demolished. That's when Taco Bell stepped in to move it from Downey to Irvine 45 miles away.

Metro bike share program fares proposed

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority board to take up proposed fees for the county's bike share program scheduled to launch next year.

4 tips to get through LAX this Thanksgiving

Los Angeles International Airport is expecting 2.1 million travelers this Thanksgiving travel season — that's a record for the world's fifth busiest airport.

2 firefighters injured in blaze at Los Angeles house

It took more than 100 firefighters about 90 minutes to knock down the flames at a vacant house in Koreatown.

Reason Foundation envisions cutting traffic with tunnels and tolls

Would you pay more to breeze through SoCal traffic on an express lane or priority overpass? That's one idea floated by the libertarian nonprofit group.

Occidental College president says he won't resign

Students have been camped out in the administrative building, demanding that administrators make the college more inclusive and that the president leave his post.

Los Angeles council votes laws to deal with homeless crisis

The Los Angeles City Council has declared a homelessness crisis and ordered new measures to shelter people living on the streets.

Pasadena begins implementing changes to prevent embezzlement

The changes follow three separate audits the city launched when it discovered an employee had embezzled more than $6 million over 11 years.

Strong winds lash Southern California ahead of warming trend

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning until 2 p.m. Tuesday for the San Gabriel Mountains, where gusts could reach 70 mph.

2nd generation Latinos embrace Spanish and bring the kids

Some children of immigrants are brushing up on their own Spanish skills, as they work to pass along family culture through language

USC study: Expo Line didn't provide much traffic relief

A new University of Southern California study suggests transit projects have benefits for rail passengers, but not for drivers. Take our poll: do you support such projects?

7 things to know about LADWP's new rates proposal

The DWP says its rate increase for those who use the least amount of water and power is modest, but those who use more will pay more

Bidenjam: The roads to avoid during the VP’s LA visit

The veep is in town Monday and Tuesday, and that means heavier traffic than usual for Angelenos.

LA County considers asking contractors to hire more veterans

If the Board of Supervisors approves the measure on Nov. 24th, all major construction contractors would be encouraged to have a workforce comprised of more veterans.