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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.

'Mein Kampf' signed by Hitler sold at auction

There were 11 bids at a Los Angeles auction Thursday for the 1925 and 1926 editions of the book, both of which were signed by Adolf Hitler.

LA Rain: Power outages, evacuations, flash flood warnings and road closures (Updated)

A second, more powerful winter storm is dropping rain all across Southern California. It has caused mud flows in areas recently burned by wildfires, prompted flash flooding warnings, power outages and more mandatory evacuations.

LA cemetery settles lawsuit alleging body dumping

A Los Angeles cemetery has agreed to an estimated $80 million settlement of a lawsuit claiming it dumped human remains from hundreds of graves.

Weekend Traffic: Storm forces Glendora to close roads

The Los Angeles County Public Works Department has announced road closures in Glendora. The 605 South connector to the 5 Freeway will also be closed nightly.

Calif. drought: Long Beach water restrictions start next week

Residents will only be able to water lawns three days a week for 10 minutes. Restaurants will only serve water to patrons who ask for it.

Calif. drought: New survey finds snowpack still below normal

California's Department of Water Resources says the Sierra Nevada snowpack is still well below normal despite the current rainstorms — bad news for the drought-stricken state.

California court: It's legal for drivers to read cellphone maps

Drivers in California can legally read a map on their hand-held cellphones while behind the wheel, a state appeals court ruled Thursday.

LA Rain: Storm disrupts morning commute; 2nd on its way

The CHP reports there were about 111 collisions in L.A. County. Some mountain roads have already been closed and mandatory evacuation orders have been issued.

LA Rain: Billions of gallons of polluted runoff likely

Storm water runoff fouls beaches and water quality in Santa Monica and San Pedro bays, and it can harm marine life, too.

LA Rain: Storms fuel mudslide anxiety, residents and officials get ready

Beneath the Colby Fire burn area, Glendora homeowners are putting down sandbags, while in Hollywood, plastic is going down on the Oscars red carpet. Are you ready?

Woman survives drop after her car goes over canyon's edge

A 39-year old woman was rescued Wednesday after her car went over the edge of the North 241 Toll Road in Irvine and down 400 feet.