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$10 million in gold coins could be from San Francisco Mint theft

New information lends credence to the theory that the coins come from an inside-job heist from the San Francisco Mint over 100 years ago.

13 injured after minivan collides with Blue Line train in downtown LA

At least 13 people were injured, two seriously, when a man driving a minivan collided with a Metro Blue Line train in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday morning.

Israeli PM's visit will cause closures, traffic tie-ups

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be in the Southland through Thursday, and authorities warned the public of traffic tie-ups on Los Angeles' Westside.

LA County warns of ocean storm runoff

The recent rainfall may have brought bacteria, debris, trash and other public health hazards into the ocean, according to health officials.

LADWP apologizes for billing problems, launches web page to track fixes

The new page provides information on call volume and wait times. It also shows how much money the utility has left uncollected because of system problems.

Ruling could mean more murderers paroled in California

A federal judge recently struck down portions of two tough-on-crime ballot initiatives that hampered the ability of prisoners to be paroled. The decision could lead to the release of many serious felons.

Oil drilling is expanding along PCH in Huntington Beach

OXY USA plans to drill 85 oil wells on its property along Pacific Coast Highway; the city says noise reduction efforts will be made.

Rainstorms leave Glendora but protective barriers stay behind

City officials tell residents the concrete barriers that protected their homes during the storms will remain in place for years as the threat of mudslides remains.

Ron Calderon announces leave from California state Senate

The Democrat from Montebello is facing federal charges on 24 counts of fraud, bribery and money laundering.

LA Rain: Storm eases as residents begin to clean up and dry out

Forecasters predicted only showers in Southern California on Sunday, tapering off through the afternoon as the storm heads east.

Oscars 2014: Hollywood preps for its big, hopefully dry night

Organizers make last-minute adjustments for the Academy Awards, which are slated to get started at 5:30 on ABC.

Gov. Brown signs drought relief bill

The weekend storm notwithstanding, California still faces a severe water shortage that legislators addressed in a wide-ranging bill.

LA Rain: More rain, thunderstorms expected; evacuations continue (Updated)

Steady rain drenched much of Southern California Saturday, with more showers and thunderstorms expected throughout the night. Bursts of showers caused rocks to tumble down hillsides and pushed mud into backyards.

Oscars 2014: Visual-effects artists to picket Sunday

For the second year, hundreds of visual-effects workers will be protesting instead of celebrating Hollywood's big night.

Los Angeles airport chief says phone system fixed

The Los Angeles airport police chief says the facility's communications system has been fixed after what he termed a glitch prevented a faster response to a gunman last fall.

Hit-and-run victim Damian Kevitt plans to finish his Griffith Park bike ride

Last year, bicyclist Damian Kevitt survived a gruesome accident near Griffith Park. Now, he's raising awareness of hit-and-run accidents and plans finish his ride in April.