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LA County moves to shut down unlicensed pot shops

L.A. County on Tuesday signaled it would extend a temporary ban on the cultivation, testing and sale of cannabis and called for a renewed crackdown on illegal dispensaries

California school bus crash critically injures student

The bus was carrying eight special-education students and two staff members in the high desert city of Lancaster, according to an Antelope Valley school district official.

Metro's subway-to-shopping pedestrian portal opens in DTLA

The new subterranean connector links travelers to The Bloc shopping center. It's the first of its kind in the Metro system, and officials say the connector not only provides another underground entrance, but also more capacity for the second-busiest station in Metro.

Second 'weak' storm to hit Southern California

Tuesday will see light rain with possible showers in the afternoon. Downtown Los Angeles is nearing an inch total of rainfall this week, and stronger storms could be on the horizon as early as next week and later in the month, according to experts.

Yemenis head to LA as travel ban heads to appeals court

Twenty Yemeni immigrants whose travel to Los Angeles was halted by President Trump's ban will be flying to LAX, but uncertain if the restrictions will be reinstated.

California Republicans ask Trump to block state high-speed rail

California House Republicans are pushing the Trump administration to block a $650 million federal grant to fund electrification of a San Francisco Bay Area train system that would also benefit the state's high-speed rail project.

Southern California begins week with rainfall

Concerns over mud and debris flows led the city of Duarte to issue an alert for the area affected by last year's Fish Fire. Residents were told to clear debris near their homes and take vehicles off the street.

For every dollar Californians give to DC, we get back...

If President Trump cuts off California from federal funds, could our state pay its own way?

Iranian student returns to US after being sent back

Sara Yarjani, an Iranian student with a U.S. student visa studying for her master's degree, arrived back in L.A. Sunday afternoon. A federal judge in Seattle granted a nationwide restraining order on President Donald Trump's travel ban, which allowed for Yarjani's return.

More rain expected overnight in SoCal

A storm expected to hit Southern California starting Sunday night could bring heavy downpours and up to 1.5 inches of rain, according to the National Weather Service.

Protesters march in downtown LA against Dakota Access Pipeline

Hundreds marched in downtown Los Angeles Sunday to protest the pipeline that would run under a reservoir that provides water for the Standing Rock Sioux.

Hiker killed falling down icy slope in San Gabriel Mountains

The coroner's office says Michael J. Yoo of Gardena was killed and four others injured Saturday at Islip Saddle, a hiking area high in the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles.

Man found dead in Red Line subway likely hit by train

City fire spokesman Brian Humphrey says firefighters and paramedics were dispatched to the Sunset/Vermont station shortly before 6 a.m. Sunday.

Fire damages landmark Anaheim White House restaurant

The restaurant was extensively damaged in the early morning blaze. Owner Bruno Serato is known for his efforts to provide meals to hungry children in Anaheim.

LA announces winners of Great Street Challenge competition

The seven winners will each receive up to $13,000 to help increase foot traffic, along with economic and cultural activities, according to the challenge's website.

5 ways to celebrate Black History Month in SoCal

From a bus tour to talking books to a doll show, here are a number of events throughout Southern California celebrating the rich history and cultural diversity of African-Americans in the area.