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Kelly Thomas Verdict: Peaceful protest planned Saturday in Hollywood

An organization that feeds the homeless on L.A.'s Skid Row has planned a peaceful protest' Saturday in Hollywood dubbed '5,000 Angelenos for Kelly Thomas.'

Two cats join Los Angeles police force

Willoughby and Hieronymus, aka Willie and Harry, are the newest members of the Los Angeles Police Department's "Fe-9" corps.

Natural gas shortage affects SoCal power supply

California's power grid operator has asked for voluntary conservation of power because the extreme cold in much of the U.S. and Canada has caused a shortage of natural gas supplies to Southern California power plants.

Edison names 14 members of San Onofre nuclear plant panel

Southern California Edison Thursday named 14 members of a newly created advisory panel on the decommissioning of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

Neighborhood Council: Silver Lake no longer the Eastside

After much contentious debate, the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council passed a motion last night to remove itself from the roster of Eastside communities like Boyle Heights and Lincoln Park.

Report draws picture of California's 'creative economy'

The latest Otis Report on the Creative Economy shows that creative industries contributed nearly 8 percent of the state's Gross State Product in 2012.

Broadway in downtown LA to lose a lane to boost foot traffic

Broadway is donning orange cones this week as the city of L.A. resurfaces and removes a southbound vehicle lane in favor of more sidewalk.

Firefighter handcuffed at crash scene for not moving truck

A firefighter responding to a San Diego-area crash site was handcuffed and held in a patrol car for failing to move a fire truck immediately after police asked him to.

The 626 Night Market branches out beyond the San Gabriel Valley

The popular Asian-themed night market will hold events in Orange County and downtown Los Angeles.

Lawsuit over control of Ontario airport lands back in court

LA World Airport ​officials insist the Great Recession prompted airlines to cut service in 2008. Ontario accuses LA World Airports of pushing business exclusively to LAX.

'Jamzilla': Why LA Metro almost called the project 'Pave-a-thon'

Naming large infrastructure projects has become a proud civic tradition in Southern California, but coming up with a name for them isn't easy.

'Q' is new show for 10 p.m. on KPCC

KPCC made the decision to air "Q" with the help of listeners. The show's recently featured guests include Pharrell Williams and Meryl Streep.

Report: Freeze cost California citrus about $441M

The damage was confined to the state's Central Valley, where mandarin, navel and lemon crops were lost during seven nights of freezing temperatures in early December, California Citrus Mutual reports.

Southern California gets a (very) little bit of rain

The National Weather Service reports that as of 4 a.m. Monday most rainfall totals amounted to just hundredths or tenths of an inch.

Tour bus ignites near Los Angeles, no injuries

Authorities say a tour bus caught fire after a driver pulled off a Southern California freeway to evacuate 40 passengers. No injuries are reported.

Wardens hunt for cougar after suspected attack in Perris

Investigators say a critically injured homeless man may have been the victim of a mountain lion attack at a Southern California encampment.