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KISS bring arena football back to SoCal. Can it work?

On March 15, the LA KISS play their first game. After so many teams have tried and failed to set roots in the LA market, can this one succeed?

4 California universities listed as top schools in world rankings

Four California universities were among the top 10 colleges in the world named in an annual survey released this week.

Officials alarmed at number of fire deaths in 2014

Fire officials are reminding residents of time importance of having smoke detectors. They recommend replacing them this weekend as daylight saving time takes effect.

KPCC names Mary Hawley vice president of underwriting

Hawley comes from Entravision Communications and will lead the station's underwriting sales team.

Man held in more than 300 graffiti incidents

Authorities in Vista have arrested an 18-year-old man who's accused of more than 300 graffiti vandalism incidents across the city.

Poultry farmers to fight back on California cage-free egg law

Missouri farmers will file a lawsuit against California over its law barring the sale of eggs from producers whose chickens are raised in small cages.

In Vietnamese nail salons, a push to breathe easier

California Healthy Nail Salons Collaborative is a nonprofit program working to improve health conditions at manicure shops, the vast majority of which are run by Vietnamese immigrants.

Sports medicine pioneer Frank Jobe dies at 88

Jobe was the first to perform an elbow surgery that resurrected the careers of countless major league pitchers.

California analysts doubt Highway Patrol aircraft need

State analysts are advising the Legislature not to fund the replacement of aging CHP planes and helicopters until the force explains why it needs 26 new aircraft.

Blind man falls under oncoming Metro train, survives unscathed

The blind man, a 47-year-old L.A. resident, lay flat next to the rails and the train passed over him. It stopped with the man beneath the second of six cars.

Marathon crash: Could a compromise be near?

Organizers say they are at City Hall in the hopes of reaching a compromise. The LAPD shut down the popular bike race along the L.A. Marathon route due to concerns over public safety.

Alleged SoCal wrong-way driver moved from hospital to jail

A woman accused of driving the wrong way on the 60 Freeway, causing a crash that killed six others, has been released from a hospital and transferred to jail.

Netanyahu speaks about Iran at LA's Museum of Tolerance

Netanyahu said Thursday that he was determined to contain Iran's nuclear program and protect the state of Israel from Iran.

Weekend Traffic: LA Marathon closing streets

Ramps will also be affected by the marathon, which will take place Sunday. Closures begin as early as 4 a.m. and roads are expected to reopen by 5 p.m.

Creator of LAFD 911 assessment program threatens to cut off service

The creator of computerized scripts that Los Angeles firefighters use to assess medical emergencies during 911 calls is reportedly threatening to cut off the service.

'Marathon Crash' bike ride canceled, reportedly over lack of permits

Wolfpack Hustle, a group of L.A. cycling aficionados, said Tuesday night that its pre-marathon bike ride will be canceled this year.