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Pockets of rain, lighting along SoCal coast; PCH reopens

The late-season blast brought heavy showers late Sunday. Areas of Malibu and southern Ventura County reported nearly two inches of rain in a 24-hour period.

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No injuries as train hits empty car in Ventura County

In the latest crash, two people abandoned their compact car before the train ran into it. It was badly damaged and lying on its side after the wreck, according to fire officials.

Skid Row shooting

Police shoot, kill suspect in downtown LA's Skid Row

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Streets in downtown Los Angeles were closed off after police shot and killed a man in downtown Los Angeles late Sunday morning.

Rain, hail possible in SoCal through Monday evening

Southern California can expect more rain Sunday evening with possible thunderstorms and hail, the National Weather Service said.

Disney ride reopens after nearby fire; no damage reported

The theme park says the "It's a Small World" ride resumed operations Saturday night. The fire broke out in some foliage in the backstage area of the attraction.

Mudslide shuts PCH in both directions in Ventura County

A mudslide in Ventura County has shut down a section of the Pacific Coast Highway in both directions Sunday, Los Angeles Sheriffs officials said.

Storm could dump snow, rain on Southern California

Southern California's suffering ski resorts could get a healthy dose of snow this weekend as a storm moves through the region.

Orange County case challenges legality of tiered water rates

The Los Angeles Times reports that the suit alleges San Juan Capistrano's tiered water-rate structure violates state law.

Pacific Northwest storm to bring rain, snow to SoCal

Showers will start to diminish late Sunday night into Monday, but there is a chance that showers will continue into early Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Metrolink crash: NTSB releases preliminary findings (update)

With investigation continuing, district attorney says no charges will be filed at this time against pickup truck driver involved in Tuesday's Oxnard train crash.

State sees flurry of attention to foster care reform

The past few months, legislators have proposed a series of bills to address what some child welfare advocates believe are the system's biggest flaws.

Would-be Eagle Scout to try to trap birds of prey at LAX

LAX says on Thursday a Boy Scout troop will place a trap at the airport designed to catch and relocate birds of prey, including red-tailed hawks and barn owls.

Los Angeles street race leaves 2 pedestrians dead, 1 hurt

Capt. John McMahon says all three victims were stuck early Thursday by a gray Mustang, which then crashed into a utility pole in the suburban Chatsworth area.

FAQ: You're stuck on train tracks! What do you do?

In light of Tuesday's Metrolink crash, it's important to know what to do if you ever find yourself accidentally stuck on train tracks.

Metrolink train collision: Train's camera captured video of crash (update)

NTSB official says video of fiery collision that injured dozens is being studied in Washington. Lawyer for truck's driver says driver tried repeatedly to free vehicle from the tracks.

Arroyo Seco residents, homeless clash on crime, housing at town hall

At the center of the discussion were the dozens of encampments that have taken root along the 110 Freeway. Residents said they've also seen an increase in crime and drug use.