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.

Mother of CSULB student killed in Paris says daughter loved school

Nohemi Gonzalez, a senior studying design at California State University, Long Beach, was at a Paris restaurant with fellow students when she was fatally shot Friday.

Merchandise manager for Palm Desert band killed in Paris attacks

Nick Alexander, 36, was working at the merchandise table for Eagles of Death Metal at the Bataclan in Paris when the venue was overtaken in a terror attack.

Persistent natural gas leak continues outside Los Angeles

Workers on Saturday were developing a strategy a day after the leak spewed murky mist for 90 minutes when the crew poured a briny solution into the well to stop it.

Paris attacks: Local Muslims speak out against terrorism

Speakers at the Islamic Center of Southern California said actions like the terrorist attacks in Paris have no place in Islam.

Natural gas leak uncontained outside Los Angeles for 3 weeks

A Porter Ranch resident says she feels sick and is not letting her children play outdoors. The Southern California Gas Co. said crews would be attempting to stop the leak on Friday.

Major overrun for LA rail project results in costly 'lessons learned'

The $1.4 billion Regional Connector Transit Corridor Project requires another $130 million after unanticipated problems, officials say.

How to use Santa Monica's bike share program

L.A. County's first bicycle sharing program begins in the beach town Thursday. Here's how to take a bike out for a spin.

New campaign seeks to put human face on traffic signs

Traditional yellow traffic signs can be so impersonal. For one they have no faces. Or feet. And their bodies are made of sticks. A new campaign wants to change that.

Parrots help veterans with PTSD, drug problems heal at Westwood VA

The Serenity Park Parrot Sanctuary provides animal therapy to veterans who have come back from overseas and have drug abuse problems, alcoholism or mental health issues.

Fire and frost warnings for SoCal; Mammoth gets fresh powder

A fire weather watch is in place for the next few days as strong winds and dry conditions settle over Southern California. The Antelope Valley is in for freezing overnight temperatures.

7 Angelenos share their military stories on Veterans Day

Different eras and genders, different services, officer and enlisted — these stories come from Angelenos who could be your co-worker or next-door neighbor.