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Bars, beers, baristas, boba in beverage book 'Drink: Los Angeles'

Off-Ramp host John Rabe goes to Sonny's Hideaway in Highland Park to talk with the editors of "Drink: Los Angeles," a guide to the best beverages.

What are the best signs in California?

Whether you’re talking about Capitol Records, Bob’s Big Boy, Felix the Cat or the infamous H-O-L-L-Y-W-O-O-D, Southern California is home to some iconic signs.

Red flag warning: Southern California weather turns gusty, dry

Red flag warnings for fire danger are in effect for a broad swath of Southern California mountains, foothills and valleys due to gusty Santa Ana winds and low relative humidity levels.

LAPD moves forward with Taser-brand body cameras

The Taser camera the LAPD chose fits on the chest of an officer, while the other cameras looked at fit on the ear, hat or sunglasses of an officer.

Coachella mosque hit by several gunshots

Southern California authorities say a mosque in the desert city of Coachella was struck by gunfire.

How did a hippo on birth control have a baby at the LA Zoo?

Vets haven't determined the sex of the new hippo, but they say the baby appears to be doing well and is bonding with mom. It's the first one in 26 years!

Students return to Palisades Charter High after bomb threat

The campus was temporarily evacuated after a threat received on social media, and a polling place at the high school was relocated to Palisades Lutheran Church.

LA water mains: Which to fix first?

It is no question that parts of the city's water distribution system are badly in need of a repair, in the wake of significant bursts. But how to prioritize? Senior Assistant General Manager of the LADWP Water System joins Take Two.

Assault in Griffith Park leaves hiker injured

A man was attacked in Griffith Park has been airlifted to a local hospital in critical condition, as police searched unsuccessfully nearby trails for the assailant, officials said.

1 hurt as truck hits jet at Los Angeles airport

Authorities say a fuel truck has struck a jetliner at Los Angeles International Airport but the only injury is to the driver and no fuel spilled.

2 firefighters hurt in Los Angeles home blaze

Authorities say two firefighters have been injured when a ceiling collapsed on them as they battled a fire at home in the Studio City area of Los Angeles.

Boy struck in Halloween crash in Irvine in critical condition

A 4-year-old boy who was struck while out trick-or-treating with his father is in "critical but stable condition," police said Sunday.

Update: Police say they've made arrests in fatal Halloween hit-and-run in Santa Ana

Santa Ana police issued a press release Sunday announcing that they'd made "multiple" arrests in the hit and run that left three 13-year-old girls dead Friday.

4 dead after boat capsizes off California coast

Authorities say four people died and a fifth was pulled to safety after their boat capsized off the Northern California coast.

Irvine father hit, killed by car while taking son trick-or-treating

A 65-year-old man who was taking his 4-year-old son trick-or-treating in an Irvine residential neighborhood was killed when hit by a car. The boy was also injured.

Mud overflow prompts rescue, evacuations in Camarillo Springs

Heavy rains in Ventura County clogged drainage areas and caused mud and debris to flood homes in Camarillo Springs Friday night, forcing evacuations, fire officials said.