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The new Pershing Square in pictures and video

The announcement Thursday followed an eight-month competition that began with 80 design teams and ultimately narrowed to four finalists.

I-10 to southbound 110 transition road closed due to crash

The CHP says the truck driver suffered minor injuries in the single-vehicle crash early Thursday on the collector road from westbound Interstate 10 to Interstate 110.

Metro's buses, trains have trouble sticking to schedule, data show

Metro's trains are late just 1 percent of the time, though that number has ticked up in recent years. Buses can lag behind, but some lines much more so than others.

LA City Council re-re-re-considers adding bike lanes

The Los Angeles City Council has approved, rescinded and re-approved the plan for the future of L.A. streets. Now officials are again considering removal of some bike lanes from the plan.

LADWP says Watts's dingy water is safe to drink

The water in the area ranges from brown, beige, or yellow, but not clear. LADWP says that the water is safe to drink, but that it's looking into the discoloration.

Council moves to give more housing units legal status

By creating a pathway for previously unapproved multi-family housing units to become legal, the L.A. City Council looks to increase affordable units in the city.

Parking permits for new Expo Line stations go on sale Sunday

Metro's offering parking at three of its new Expo Line extension stations — 544 spaces total, with 221 requiring permits. But there are a few rules.

Video: A time-lapse look at Santa Monica's new Expo Line

Here's a preview of the new segment of the Expo Line from downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica. Plus, watch a time-lapse video of a pre-launch ridealong.

LAPD officers assist in Mother's Day delivery of baby boy

A traffic stop led to a police escort as two LAPD officers helped new parents quickly get to the hospital.

Immigrant families with children in US illegally urged to sign up for Medi-Cal

A new state law expanding California's Medi-Cal health care program to cover children who are in the U.S. without legal status begins May 16.

Plane crashes on roof of Pomona office building

One person was taken to a hospital after the crash of the single-engine Piper PA-28. The pilot reportedly radioed he was having trouble while on approach to Brackett Field in LaVerne.

Prepare for rain, possible flooding through Mother's Day

Spring storm that flooded some areas and closed key freeways for a time is expected to bring scattered showers and a chance of more flooding through the weekend.

Bill requires tests before Aliso Canyon reopens

SoCal Gas says that by early August it can complete safety tests of Porter Ranch field that are specified in legislation awaiting Gov. Brown's signature.

LA will soon have a new soccer stadium for its new team

The $250 million project will include a 22,000-seat stadium for the Los Angeles Football Club, as well as locations for restaurants, retail space, a sports museum and a public plaza.

Santa Monica closer to vote on slow growth

Supporters of a proposed initiative to restrict development say they have enough signatures to qualify for November ballot. Community appears divided on issue.

One-legged bicyclist would rather cycle than drive

Moe Lolley lost most of his left leg to a traffic accident nine years ago, but he prefers bicycles over cars. "Nobody said you have to have two legs to ride a bike."