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Stay-at-home mothers on the rise, Pew study finds

The number of mothers who are choosing to stay at home is on the rise. That's according to a study from the Pew Research Center out this week.

Man burned in suspected Malibu home drug lab blast

A 25-year-old man was airlifted to a hospital following an explosion during a suspected drug manufacturing process at a house in Malibu. The man will likely be arrested on drug-related charges.

LAX shooting: Bonin calls for community-oriented disaster planning at airport

The Los Angeles International Airport was unprepared for evacuating and communicating with passengers and the surrounding community during November's shooting, the councilman said.

Students line LA street with desks in protest

Los Angeles students protesting what they say is their district's neglect of poorer schools have taken to the streets, and they're taking their desks with them.

40 percent of LA food trucks and carts unchecked by health inspectors

Of the roughly 3,200 food trucks and carts wheeling meals around Los Angeles County, about 40 percent have never been inspected by the Department of Public Health--and the rest are checked less frequently than guidelines require, according to a Los Angeles Times report.

Cracks in LA commuter rail bridge to be repaired

As a precaution, Metro Gold Line trains will slow to about 8 miles per hour as they cross the bridge during repairs.

Hang gliders unexpectedly land in Santa Anita Park

Hang gliders Jeff Chipman and Ron Keinanwere made unplanned landings at Santa Anita Park after being caught in heavy winds. No injuries were reported.

Getty Museum returns ancient manuscript to Greece

The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles says it is returning a 12th century Byzantine Illuminated New Testament manuscript to a monastery in Greece.

Nearly $4m cleanup plan proposed for LA's skid row

A LA official is proposing a nearly $4 million cleanup for skid row that would give the homeless more access to bathrooms and places to store their belongings.

3 arrested at Venice Boardwalk drum circle

Three arrests were made Sunday evening at the Venice Beach boardwalk after police attempted to break up and disperse several members of a drum circle, according to ABC 7.

Hospital to hold blood drive for injured Sun Valley officer

Mission Hills' Holy Cross Hospital will hold a blood drive Monday on behalf of a 26-year LAPD veteran who was injured when a suspected DUI driver plowed into his motorcycle over the weekend.

Open streets organizers seek CicLAvia's know-how

Representatives from Cape Town to Columbus gather in LA during CicLAvia weekend to share best practices.

1 killed by gunfire at Van Nuys target range

One person died Sunday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at a shooting range in Van Nuys, Los Angeles Police Department said.

CHP reviews video after fatal collision between police cruiser, scooter

A scooter driver collided with a Santa Monica police cruiser early Saturday, leaving its male driver dead and a female police officer injured, City News Service reported.

Parents rally behind Santa Monica teacher suspended for fighting with student

Students told media outlets the altercation began when Mark Black confronted a student over selling marijuana in the classroom.

LA pedestrian fatally struck by Metrolink train

The Coroner's Office today named the 24-year-old man who was struck and killed by a Metrolink train in East Los Angeles last night.