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.

Ken Burns to be grand marshal of Pasadena's 2016 Rose Parade

Burns, 62, has won or been nominated for numerous awards for his signature documentaries, many of them focused on subjects from U.S. history.

As LA council takes up traffic plan again, what would you like to see on city streets?

Procedural errors are forcing a re-vote of the city's Mobility Plan, which has drawn strong support and opposition. Take our poll: what would you like to see on city streets?

El Niño's storms endanger homeless encampments in riverbeds

Some of LA's homeless have set up camp in riverbeds and flood control channels. Local teams are trying to convince them to move before the storms come.

SeaWorld to phase out killer whale shows in 2016

The decision to phase out the One Ocean show was based on customer feedback at the San Diego park, according to Joel Manby, president and CEO of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment.

Chance of rain expected Monday in LA County

The National Weather Service says there's a 20 percent chance of rain during the day, and that increases to 40 percent at night.

Mountain lion cub caught roaming San Dimas neighborhood

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lt. Thomas Reid said a deputy on patrol saw the approximately 10-month-old male cub behind a shop Sunday night.

Smoke from electrical vault prompts theater, mall evacuation

City fire officials say smoke was reported coming out of a sidewalk manhole cover outside the Westside Pavilion Sunday morning. There was no open flame.

Fires burn in Thousand Oaks and Moorpark

Santa Ana winds are fueling both of the fires in the Ventura County area.

LAX warns residents near airport to expect more noise

The military airspace west of LAX will be active starting Nov. 6 until Nov. 12 so LAX arrivals that usually travel over the ocean will travel over nearby communities during early morning hours.

First bike-share program in LA County to launch in Santa Monica

The green bikes of Santa Monica's Breeze bike-share program will be rolling out this Thursday. Users can get a free day of riding by signing up online.