Former Japanese Hospital could become LA's newest monument

The two-story building on 1st Street in Boyle Heights doesn't look particularly impressive but it hides an exceptional story behind its cement facade.

LA Red Cross volunteers help with Hurricane Matthew relief

Once the volunteers reach the Gulf Coast, they'll head to coastal communities to deliver food and other supplies.

Hiker hospitalized after bear attack near Sierra Madre

The attack has closed down the Bailey Canyon and Mt. Wilson trail, according to police. Police said there is “no immediate threat” to the community.

LAPD helicopter makes precautionary landing in schoolyard

The department says the crew is safe after the Monday morning landing west of downtown.

Funeral services planned for 18-year-old shot by police

The service, which is open to the public, is expected to end at 1:45 p.m. Saturday, followed by a burial at Inglewood Park Cemetery.

Griffith Park parking to cost $4 an hour

In a bid to restore more quiet to the municipal park, cars will be charged by the hour by year's end at the observatory lot and along main roads.

Heads up! Long lines are expected at Nov. 8 polling locations

If you usually cast your ballot at your local polling place, you might want to consider submitting a mail ballot instead.

Hurricane Matthew causes cancellations, delays at LAX

Travelers planning to fly to Florida and other destinations along the Southeast Coast this weekend should check with their airline on their flight's status.

LA2024 tweaks plans to bid for Olympics in Los Angeles

LA2024 submitted its second bid file covering governance, legal and venue funding to the International Olympic Committee on Friday.

Santa Monica's Car Free Fridays encourages new mobility options

The beach city is throwing out a challenge starting this week: give up your car every Friday and take advantage of the new Expo Line, bike sharing or Big Blue Bus.

Cities brace for more jet noise

New flight paths in and out of Southern California airports will produce some winners who get less noise and some losers who will get more.

Pasadena company snags contract to expand nuclear monitoring

Tetra Tech gets $400 million from US DOE to expand detection system for smuggled nuclear materials, an increasing worry for security experts.

Gusty, dry winds bring fire danger to Southern California

Winds gusting to around 40 mph and single-digit humidity could turn small fires into big ones. The conditions could last into the weekend.

Sports complex in OC's Great Park to open early 2017, developers say

Plans for the new sports park include a 5,000-seat soccer stadium, along with 25 tennis courts, seven soccer fields, five volleyball courts and a playground.

Some who applied for citizenship may not get to vote

As of June 30, more than half a million applications for naturalization were pending nationwide, or over 100,000 more than a year earlier.

Cypress voters asked to decide future of development at Los Alamitos track

The owner of the track doesn't plan to end horse racing anytime soon but put Measure GG on November's ballot with an eye toward the future.