Where to stay cool during this weekend's heat wave

Here are tips to help you avoid overheating during this weekend's scorching heat wave — up to 117 degrees in the Lower Deserts, 110 in the Inland Empire.

Tuna company agrees to $6M settlement in worker oven death

A Bumble Bee Foods worker died three years ago after being cooked in an oven with 12,000 pounds of canned tuna. His family will receive $1.5 million.

Goodyear Blimp ends final trip in Tustin

The California-based Spirit of America had been airborne since 2002. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. is replacing its blimps with semi-rigid airships.

'Design open house' at West LA veterans campus

Officials hold public meetings every Tuesday at the West LA veterans' welcome center — but discussion turns to anger over homelessness.

Anza Fire: 3 firefighters injured, highway closed in Riverside County blaze

All eastbound and westbound lanes on Highway 74 were closed east of the 371 as a brush fire on Monday burned through 300 acres and threatened to expand even more.

Officials ID firefighter fatally struck by tree while battling wildfire

Michael Hallenbeck, 21, of Shingle Springs, Calif., was hit by a tree during the initial attack on a fire that broke out south of the Echo Summit mountain pass.

Pilot killed when small plane crashes at Compton airport

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the crash occurred as the aircraft was picking up a banner at Compton/Woodley Airport around 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

2 men killed in Southern California plane crash identified

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office said Saturday that the pilot was 58-year-old David Martz and his passenger was 56-year-old Greg Bacino.

2 injured after car goes over side of Angeles Crest Highway

The victims were a man and a woman. The man sustained minor injuries while the woman's injuries were moderate. She was airlifted out and taken to a local hospital.

CicLAvia ‘Culver City Meets Venice’: Route map, activities, more

Two years after CicLAvia pedaled across town from Union Station to the beach in 2013, Los Angeles’ favorite car-free event returns to the Westside on Sunday.

Tito's Tacos backpedals demand to shut down CicLAvia

The owner of Tito's Tacos threatened to shut CicLAvia down over concerns it would hurt business, but she's since toned down her rhetoric.

Donald Sterling files for divorce from estranged wife

His attorney Bobby Samini says Wednesday the papers were filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court roughly two weeks before their 60th anniversary.

New video of Venice pier lifeguard attack surfaces

A new video has surfaced that may provide new leads on the attack, while lifeguards continue to work with local law enforcement agencies to gather more information.

The US declared war on veteran homelessness — and it actually could win

In 2009, Veterans Affairs declared that all homeless veterans would have housing by 2015. New Orleans has made big strides, but the problem persists in L.A.

Driver hurt when truck strikes divider on I-210 in San Dimas

Traffic is moving slowly in both directions at the scene of a big-rig crash on Interstate 210 in eastern Los Angeles County.

National Night Out: Events in the greater Los Angeles area

It's an annual night of community events across the U.S. meant to promote partnerships between police and local communities. Here are some highlights from around the Southland.