Prop 8 lawyer's views on gay marriage evolving

The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California's ban on gay marriage learned while he was handling the case that one of his children is gay and now is helping her plan her wedding with another woman.

Rent Q&A: What can be done to make LA housing more affordable?

KPCC’s Ben Bergman joins Take Two to talk more about L.A.’s rental crisis, and what, if anything can be done to make rents more affordable.

Firetruck plows into Monterey Park cafe; 15 hurt

A Monterey Park firetruck heading to a fire collided with another engine and then plowed into a restaurant, injuring 15 people including six firefighters, authorities said.

Ordnance rendered safe; Solvang evacuations lifted

Evacuees from hundreds of homes and businesses in the Central California town of Solvang were returning early Thursday after experts removed a military ordnance found in the town's business district and rendered it safe.

San Diego teen arrested for social media threats

A 17-year-old student has been arrested on suspicion of making threats via social media against a charter school teacher in Point Loma and a middle school in Clairemont.

4 arrested at Lancaster mobile home park

Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say four people have been arrested and one person is hospitalized following a melee at a mobile home park in Lancaster.

Fire truck crashes into Monterey Park restaurant, injuring 14 (updated)

A fire truck crashed into Lu Dumpling House near Garfield and Emerson avenues at about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Rise of armed groups in Mexico prompts hope, fear among LA's michoacanos

In Los Angeles, families with close ties to the Mexican state of Michoacán are playing a role in an effort to end the violent drug conflict in their home country, spurring a debate over the armed civilian groups that have risen to counter drug cartels.

Small blaze in Griffith Park contained

A fire that burned vegetation in an area between Griffith Observatory and the Greek Theatre has now been contained.

Bus crash memorials: 2 counselors and a student to be remembered

Memorials for three victims of the Orland bus crash that occurred when a bus collided with a FedEx truck will be held Tuesday and Wednesday in Southern California.

Gas smell prompts evacuation of Alhambra High

Students at Alhambra High School have been given the clearance to return to campus following a report of a gas smell earlier Tuesday morning.

LA's 2,043 annual bike accidents on a single map

Researchers at MIT's Media Lab plotted every single bike accident in L.A. for 2012. Which street do you think had the most bike accidents?

LA Metro machines temporarily unable to take credit/debit cards

Los Angeles's Metro system was unable to accept credit/debit cards at the TAP card machines Tuesday morning for almost six hours.

Man convicted in stabbing of transients gets life

A man convicted in the murder and attempted murder of transients in the Hollywood area five years ago has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Fire destroys most of San Pedro Elks Lodge

More than 100 firefighters fought the flames in San Pedro for nearly two hours early Tuesday. The fire was knocked down about 4:45 a.m. Much of the 34,000-square-foot structure was gutted, but crews managed to save the auditorium.

Orland Bus Crash: 5 ways to help victims' families

Money collected through these funds will help with costs related to the fatal incident, including transportation, health care and funeral arrangements.