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Pasadena to host the North American Tree Climbing Championship

Climbing trees is usually reserved for kids. But this weekend at Brookside Park, professional tree trimmers from the U.S. and Canada will compete in a national climbing competition.

Judge rules against Beverly Hills in subway fight

A judge has ruled that the environmental review process for a planned subway that runs under Beverly Hills High School was thorough, fair and legal.

San Gabriel bans casino tour buses from making pick-ups on city streets

The ordinance, modeled after a similar law in Monterey Park, would restrict the companies to making pickups in private parking lots, and subjecting violators to fines.

LA adult bike riding classes show it's never too late to learn

Did you know one in nine adults don't know know how to ride a bike? If you're one of those nine, “Learn To Ride For Adults” could be the answer for you.

Earthquake insurance: Expensive but worth the cost?

The recent earthquakes that shook Southern California also rattled the nerves of some homeowners. Should you buy earthquake insurance? AirTalk debates.

LA Heat exhibition celebrates Angelenos' love of hot sauce

Hot sauces are getting a tribute at downtown's Chinese American Museum in the exhibit, "LA Heat," now on display until July 12th.

Group using cannabis to treat seizures to relocate

The Realm of Caring California, a nonprofit that uses cannabis oil to treat children's seizures, says it will relocate after being ordered to shut down by the city attorney's office.

Monterey Park to elderly shoppers: Please don’t take carts home

Worried about blight, the city is expected to approve new rules on shopping carts like requiring signage about unauthorized removal in Chinese, Spanish and English.

More rain due Tuesday, with new threats to LA County burn areas

The National Weather Service says there's a slight chance of lingering showers through the day, but the precipitation threat will increase Tuesday night into Wednesday.

Immigrant groups want a moratorium on car impounds

As California prepares to offer driver’s licenses to undocumented, immigrant rights groups call for a moratorium on impounding vehicles from unlicensed drivers.

3 Marines hurt during baseball fans' street fight

Police say a late-night street fight between Los Angeles Dodgers and Angels baseball fans led to an attack on three Marines who intervened.

Orange County officials mull applying for earthquake aid

Local leaders in cities and towns most impacted by Friday's earthquake huddled in meetings Monday to tally the damages and determine whether to apply for aid.

Toll booths going away by May on Orange County's toll roads

Routes 73, 133, 241 and 261 are moving to a cash-free system that's expected to save the toll roads' operator $13 million.

SoCal to receive twin storms on Monday, Tuesday nights

A storm system will make its way down to L.A. from the Bay Area Monday night, where it's expected to add a few drops of relief to SoCal's record drought.

$780K Powerball ticket sold at Lawndale 7-11

A winning multi-state Powerball lottery ticket was sold at a 7-11 on Redondo Beach Boulevard, officials announced Sunday. So far, no one has come forward.

Update: OC cities weigh emergency declaration after quakes

More than 100 tremors have rattled the region, with the largest yet Saturday afternoon. Residents have begun returning to evacuated homes in Fullerton.