The blaze was initially estimated at around 5 acres, but it steadily expanded as flames chewed through dry brush, reaching 50 acres.Add your comments
Dozens of firefighters responded late Tuesday to the 1,000-acre Chevron El Segundo Refinery just south of Los Angeles, which processes nearly 275,000 barrels of crude per day.
Northbound traffic was reduced to two lanes at Lambert Road in Brea after two brush fires broke out near the freeway about 25 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. The fires have since been contained.
Two federal judges temporarily restrained President Trump’s third attempt at restricting travel from mostly Muslim-majority nations. Here's a look at one of those court orders.
The wildfires in Northern California caused tens of thousands of Californians to lose their homes at the same time.
Four Orange County congressional seats are central to Democrats' effort to retake the U.S. House of Representatives. Each Republican faces several well-funded challengers.
L.A. County officials say rising rents and low vacancy rates are hitting the region's mobile home parks. The Board of Supervisors will consider rent control Tuesday.
Racist words were scrawled on a campus bathroom wall. University president Jane Close Conoley emailed the entire campus to vigorously condemn it.
Officials did not immediately confirm the identities of the two adults discovered Sunday in rugged terrain near a popular trail in the desert park.
Developers squeezed for space to build logistics warehouses in the Inland Empire are eyeing residential areas as potential sites. They're offering owners top dollar to sell.
As crews made progress fighting the wildfire, the governor announced that Orange County residents can apply for help from the federal government.
Crews had to defend nearby structures because the intense flames ripped through the roof and compromised the warehouse.
For those living in the huge fire zone, it was another day spent watching, waiting and fearing the worst.
Democrats are targeting GOP congressional seats representing California districts where voters chose presidential candidate Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump.
Southbound lanes of the 241 Toll Road have reopened after the highway was damaged. Firefighters are working to improve containment lines ahead of the warmer and drier conditions this weekend.
If a street vendor in LA is undocumented and selling in a public park, a city-issued fine could alert immigration agents.