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California foie gras ban struck down by federal judge

The ban on importing foie gras into California has been struck down in federal court, making the controversial delicacy once again legal in the state.

Crews contain fire at coastal San Diego County hotel

A police dispatcher says the Dolphin Hotel in Oceanside was evacuated after the blaze was reported shortly before 5 a.m. Wednesday.

Construction begins on California's $68 billion high-speed rail line

Once completed, the line could travel faster than 200 miles an hour and get people from Los Angeles to San Francisco in less than three hours. But the project only has a fifth of the funding it needs.

North Hollywood house fire blamed on old Christmas tree

"The tree appeared to be lifelike to the residents, but sadly beneath that veneer of green was a significant danger," said LA Fire spokesman Brian Humphrey.

California to begin work on nation's first bullet train

California's high-speed rail project reaches a milestone Tuesday as officials mark the start of work on the nation's first bullet train.

Metrolink train strikes unoccupied car on tracks

A Metrolink train en route to downtown Los Angeles from the Antelope Valley struck an unoccupied car in the San Fernando Valley, causing delays Monday morning.

Rams owner planning NFL stadium in Inglewood

The owner of the St. Louis Rams plans to build an NFL stadium in Los Angeles County, boosting the chances that pro football could return to the region.

FAQ: California's In-Home Supportive Services program

An investigation by Kaiser Health News found that the program has limited oversight, placing clients at risk of abuse and neglect. In addition, despite what’s at stake, no overall training is required for the caregivers. You can read parts one and two of the series online.

SoCal Muslim leader Dr. Maher Hathout dies at 79

Longtime American Muslim leader and interfaith activist Dr. Maher Hathout passed away last night from liver cancer at the City of Hope hospital in Duarte. He was 79.

Famous escaped SoCal white cobra gets a name: Adhira

A white monocled cobra that briefly became a national celebrity after it roamed a Southern California neighborhood for several days in September now has a new name.

Fresno groundbreaking Tuesday for high-speed train

Gov. Jerry Brown is slated to be among the dignitaries at an invitation-only groundbreaking next week for the state's new high-speed rail system.

Pacoima home that housed 21 people damaged in fire

Los Angeles City Fire officials say 21 people are now looking for a place to stay after a fire damaged a home in Pacoima Saturday morning.

Beachwood Canyon entrance to Hollywood Sign trail set to re-open

The Beachwood Canyon entrance to a Griffith Park trail leading to a Hollywood Sign view is re-opening to pedestrians on Monday. The gate was originally closed in March.

3 kids, 1 adult struck by vehicle in Los Angeles, police say

Three children and an adult have been hospitalized after being struck by avehicle in South Los Angeles.

Fitness industry gears up for busy January

The new year's most popular exercise options are polar opposites: no-frills gyms and high-end training studios give consumers a range of possibilities.

5 Freeway closures: Traffic delays expected during overnight construction

Three of four lanes will be closed in both directions over two-mile sections near Camp Pendleton every night next week as crews resume work on a pavement rehabilitation project.