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For Memorial Day, 4 stories of veterans and service members

Take another look at the men and women behind the uniforms, from a boundary-breaking Navy XO to a former Marine-turned-successful graphic novelist.

Bear Captured Near Los Angeles

Police corner black bear in Pasadena

On Saturday, police cornered a black bear who had wandered into a residential neighborhood near the Pasadena foothills.

A new survey released by Metro finds a slight decrease in the number of passengers that have experienced sexual harassment on buses and subways since last spring

New Metro student discounts expanded to part-time college students

The Los Angeles County transit agency board approved new discounts making bus and train rides cheaper for college students, including those attending part time.

San Pedro's skate park under the 110

The harbor area’s skate scene is so strong that the city sanctioned their illegal park and gave them their own holiday.

Travel tips for Memorial Day weekend 2016

The number of people traveling is expected to be 2.5 percent higher than last year. Here's what you should think about before heading out.

California Field Poll finds jobs, employment still top concerns

Results of a new Field Poll reveal jobs and the economy continue to worry both Democrats and Republicans among California's likely voters in the presidential primary election.

Metro plan aims to make walking to stations easier and safer

The agency that runs the trains and buses is now working on making walking and biking easier, but the funds to carry out its plans haven't been identified.

Rents on the rise in Boyle Heights near 6th Street Bridge

As development from the Arts District and Downtown bleed east across the bridge, Boyle Heights residents brace for higher rents and new neighbors.

Air traffic control glitch leaves some residual delays at LAX

Travelers can expect a possible delay of 15 minutes on arrivals and up to 45 minutes for departures until airlines catch up, aviation officials said Thursday.

How a singles column changed a Persian-Jewish girl's life

"I did not tell him what his column, and the Journal, meant to a very sheltered, searching, and mixed-up Persian-Jewish girl, who had her eyes opened to a big and more beautiful world."

New Expo Line stations see 12,000 trips on first commute day

The newly completed rail line accesses more than just the beach; it also connects Angelenos to employment centers.

LA County supervisors extend marijuana cultivation ban to June

A ban on the cultivation of medical marijuana in the unincorporated areas of L.A. County was extended by a month Tuesday so the county has more time to study the local impact.

Get ready to save energy like you save water

With the threat of summer brownouts looming, LA County says residents must conserve electricity and be prepared for 100-degree days without air conditioning.

Wheatland Fire 60 percent contained; not threatening homes

The fire broke out Monday afternoon in the Lake View Terrace neighborhood and has burned 184 acres.

Fast-moving brush fire burns in Lake View Terrace

Firefighters were facing winds from the south coming in at 9 mph, as well as gusts up to 19 mph, pushing the fire up a ravine.

Padres under fire for mishandling gay chorus' national anthem

The San Diego Gay Men's Chorus was ready to sing at the Padres game Saturday when a recording of a woman's voice was played instead and members were escorted off the field.