National Weather Service

LA temperatures to rise above normal after frost

The Los Angeles area can expect temperatures from the mid-40s to the mid-80s throughout the week, with slightly higher numbers in the mountain areas and beaches.

Madison hotel

Tenants in single-room units sue to improve conditions

Residents at Skid Row's Madison Hotel say the cheap rent has kept them off the streets. Now they're suing their landlord as conditions in the building have worsened.

USC v Oregon

USC names Helton permanent coach after Trojans beat UCLA


USC hired Helton as its permanent coach on Monday, removing the interim tag five days before the Trojans face Stanford in the Pac-12 championship game.

How Hermosa Beach is bracing for sea level rise

California has more than 1,000 miles of coastline that is home to businesses, neighborhoods and vital shipping and agriculture areas.

Dear Basketball, Kobe Bryant's retiring

Always an original, the Lakers star announced Sunday that he'll retire at the end of the 2015-2016 season. And he did it with a poem.

Metrolink train fatally hits man in El Monte

The victim, a white male about 40 to 50 years old, was pronounced dead on the scene by the L.A. County Fire Department, according to officials.

$100M to spend on LA's homeless, but how to do it?

Is spending the money on shelters or permanent housing the most cost-effective solution?

LA joins climate marches around the world

On the eve of a major climate conference in Paris, activists in Los Angeles join with people around the world to press for action on climate change.

Hunt on for mother of baby buried alive in Compton

The sheriff's department is asking for the public's help in finding the mother of a newborn baby who was found buried under asphalt and rubble near the L.A. River.

Coyote snatches small dog from Laguna Beach home

A particularly brazen coyote snuck into a house and snapped up a Chihuahua from a bedroom where a baby and two other dogs were sleeping.

16 fall ill after taking spice drug in downtown San Diego

For the second weekend in a row the synthetic version of marijuana has caused multiple overdoses and sent nearly a dozen people to the hospital.

USC rolls past UCLA 40-21, takes Pac-12 South title

Southern California clinched the Pac-12 South title with a 40-21 victory over No. 22 UCLA.

Big Bear ski resorts get a white Friday

Resorts have been making man-made snow to groom the slopes, but even a small amount of the real stuff was welcome.

USC's Kessler fights for an upbeat finish to career vs UCLA

The winner of Saturday's crosstown rivalry showdown gets the Pac-12 South title and a berth in the conference championship game next week against No. 13 Stanford.

Grants for quake-retrofits available to more homes around LA

State funds will help 1,000 homeowners pay for a critical quake retrofit. It's an expansion of a program aimed at shoring up certain types of single family homes.

Freeze watch for Inland Empire, upper deserts

Temperatures could get as low as 28 degrees Friday night and into Saturday morning in the Inland Empire, and as low as 23 degrees in the upper deserts.