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Suit seeks to force Glendale to remove 'comfort women' statue

Opponents of the statue say Glendale illegally infringed on the federal government's exclusive right to conduct foreign affairs.

Metro's Gold Line extension project halfway complete

The project, which will connect Los Angeles to the San Gabriel Valley, is expected to improve the economic environment of L.A. County's east side.

Los Angeles airport worker dies on airfield

An airport spokeswoman says that the man was driving on a service road on the airfield around 5 a.m. when he either had a medical issue or lost control of his vehicle.

Mono Indian tribe seeks protection of California watersheds in response to drought

Governor Jerry Brown has outlined nearly $700 million in measures to respond to California's drought. The proposed legislation outlines funds to recapture and re-use storm water, increase conservation, and get relief to the hardest-hit areas, including 17 communities at risk of running out of drinking water in the coming months.

Gov. Jerry Brown on his plan to ease California's water woes

California Governor Jerry Brown joined Take Two to discuss the state's drought situation, what he and President Obama discussed during his visit, and how he plans to address the issue.

Weekend Traffic: Caltrans to close 5 Freeway in Norwalk

The westbound 118 connector to the southbound 23 will also see a closure this weekend. That one starts Friday night and continues until Monday morning.

UPDATE: Mayor Garcetti won't back Figueroa Landbridge

Preservationists and environmentalists want the city to turn a bridge into a park — much like NYC's High Line — after its replacement is built. The Mayor says no.

LA gets $670M to link downtown trains underground

Metro will receive a federal grant to help complete a $1.4 billion project that will take passengers under downtown L.A. without leaving their seats.

UCLA, USC students band together after racist fliers hit campuses

More than 120 UCLA and USC students attended a town hall meeting Thursday night to discuss racist, sexist fliers sent to each school.

Metrolink to become first commuter rail line with new safety system

The new safety system was mandated under federal law following a 2008 train crash in Chatsworth that left 25 people dead.

Museum of Tolerance acquires Nazi appeasement letter

The Los Angeles-based museum, part of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, announced Wednesday it paid $4,000 for the letter at a London auction last month.

Several hurt in Los Angeles prison bus accident

Authorities say a prison bus accident near a downtown Los Angeles jail has caused several minor injuries.

Gov. Brown proposes $687 million for California drought relief

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday proposed spending nearly $700 million to provide immediate help for communities coping with California's drought.

Wind warnings, advisories posted for much of SoCal

Gusts up to 60 mph are possible below passes and canyons of the Santa Ynez Mountains in southern Santa Barbara County and in parts of Los Angeles and Ventura counties.

LA college bans assault weapons investments

Occidental College trustees recently approved a ban covering stock in firms that manufacture the weapons or high-capacity ammunition for general public sale.

Central California meat producer closed by federal inspectors

A Central California slaughterhouse that supplies beef to the National School Lunch Program has been closed by federal inspectors after failing to meet cleanliness standards.