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Six injured in multi-vehicle crash in Encino

Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott said five of the injured were transported to local hospitals.

Laugh Factory offers psychiatrist in residence to comedians

One Los Angeles comedy club, the venerable Laugh Factory, has come up with an unusual way to help: they have psychiatrist in residence.

Newport Bay beach closed after sewage spill

Larry Honeybourne with the Orange County Healthcare Agency says about 50 gallons of sewage was spilled Wednesday from a boat into the water at a dock near Bayside Drive Beach.

Donation meters collect funds for the homeless in Pasadena

The Foothill city is installing 10 repurposed parking meters that take coins and credit cards. Proceeds will be distributed by the United Way to local homeless groups.

LA City Archive: How LA prepped for nuclear war in the 1950s

Inside Box B-2196 in the Los Angeles City Archive, you’ll find how the city prepared citizens for the worst disaster of all — nuclear attack.

Free Wi-Fi pilot program set for Los Angeles city parks

The Los Angeles Parks Department announced a new free wireless Internet program in six city parks this week, as well as a new mobile website.

Manhattan Beach approves pier fishing regulations after shark attack

The city council approved new regulations despite warnings from at least two state agencies that the city was acting outside its jurisdiction.

Find out how affordable rent is in your neighborhood

In May, we launched a series on renting in Los Angeles. Overall, we heard from more than 150 Angelenos who shared their experiences.

Girl pulled from Hollywood pool without pulse dies

A 12-year-old girl who was pulled from a Hollywood motel pool along with her mother and brother has died. The girl's mother remains in serious condition.

Clippers sale to Steve Ballmer goes through

The team says the sale closed Tuesday after a court confirmed the authority of Shelly Sterling, on behalf of the Sterling Family Trust, to sell the franchise.

California wildfires: 3 firefighters burnt as wind shifts; 100 Alaska firefighters to help

Three trapped firefighters had to deploy their personal fire shelters as a rapid wind shift sent a Northern California wildfire burning over their location Monday. All three survived with no serious injuries.

Update: Lightning storms threaten July Complex Fire, Eiler Fire and Beaver Fire

Ahead of impending lightening storms, red flag alerts have been issued for the Eiler Fire, Beaver Fire, White Fire and Log Fire.

Thousands say 'no thanks' to super-long wet banana

The Slip 'n Slide on steroids would extend for blocks, making for a fun, wet, downtown commute. But many say it's an irresponsible waste of water.

Update: All lanes reopened after 210 Freeway big rig crash

A big rig crash shut down several lanes of the 210 Freeway, backing up traffic for miles, the California Highway Patrol said.

UCLA Flood: Massive damage to the campus becomes clear

Flooded parking garages will need new fire doors, as well as new electrical and ventilation systems. Pauley Pavilion will be ready for play by the end of October.

Coast Guard locates disabled boat off SoCal Coast (updated)

Rescuers are looking for a boat that was headed from Catalina Island to Rancho Palos Verdes. The boat lacks flares, a radio or a global positioning system.