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Rip currents lead to many rescues on LA County coast

A southern swell brought the powerful currents to Los Angeles County beaches around 3 p.m. Tuesday. The currents are expected to continue through Friday.

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8 children hurt, 2 critically, by falling tree in Pasadena

Witnesses say the tree, which is dozens of feet tall, made a cracking sound and came down on children just as a summer day camp at the Kidspace Children's Museum.

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Remembering LA's 1984 Olympics in archival photos

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Pasadena Courthouse business still disrupted following fire

All traffic matters were being handled as usual, but the closure of the main courthouse prompted officials to redirect some cases to the Los Angeles Superior Court.

Drought cutbacks challenge SoCal water officials at home

Many water officials in Southern California will need to cut back more at home to help their districts meet reduction targets, a KPCC analysis has found.

High heat, monsoonal moisture heading to region

Thunderstorms are likely to develop this week over the mountains, interior valleys and deserts, but forecasters say some coast and coastal valley areas could also see storms.

Pasadena courthouse mostly closed after fire; public being redirected

The Pasadena Courthouse was partly closed and operating on a "modified schedule" after a fire that ignited some hazardous materials early Monday morning.

Lowell Fire: 4 firefighters injured; evacuations in place

Four firefighters were burned Sunday — one seriously — while battling a wildfire that threatens 150 homes in the Sierra Nevada foothills.

10 Freeway east of Coachella partially reopens after bridge damage

A 50 mile-stretch of the 10 Freeway interstate linking L.A. and Phoenix partially reopened Friday after flash flooding damaged several bridges last weekend.

Metro will investigate how to get Angels Flight running again

The decision was made not long after Richard Schave and his wife began a petition for its reopening. The petition gathered more than 1,700 signatures.

I-10 collapse: Bridge set to reopen 1 lane each way, reduced speed

The bridge is reopening Friday with just one lane in each direction using what was previously the westbound side of the bridge, due to the eastbound side's collapse.

Map: Where campers and RVs are homes in Los Angeles County

Homelessness is on the rise in Los Angeles County, up 12 percent in the last two years. And more and more homeless people are sleeping in vehicles, including RVs and campers. KPCC mapped the areas of L.A. County that are home to people living in those vehicles.

Local citizens talk with feds about VA campus changes

A team of VA officials from Washington DC is meeting with local community councils about their plans to revamp the West Los Angeles Veterans Campus.

Police arrest man with loaded gun in car outside Biden event

Police arrested a man after a gun was found under his passenger seat outside a North Hollywood venue hosting Vice President Joe Biden.

I-10 Freeway bridge to reopen following heavy rain collapse

Interstate 10 east of Coachella at the Tex Wash Bridge will reopen to traffic Friday at noon after a bridge collapse during heavy rain this past weekend.

Traffic advisory: What you need to know when Joe Biden comes to town

Vice President Joe Biden will be in town to talk about wages. Here are the streets and areas you need to avoid if you're traveling around L.A. on a tight schedule.