LA2024 tweaks plans to bid for Olympics in Los Angeles

LA2024 submitted its second bid file covering governance, legal and venue funding to the International Olympic Committee on Friday.

Santa Monica's Car Free Fridays encourages new mobility options

The beach city is throwing out a challenge starting this week: give up your car every Friday and take advantage of the new Expo Line, bike sharing or Big Blue Bus.

Cities brace for more jet noise

New flight paths in and out of Southern California airports will produce some winners who get less noise and some losers who will get more.

Pasadena company snags contract to expand nuclear monitoring

Tetra Tech gets $400 million from US DOE to expand detection system for smuggled nuclear materials, an increasing worry for security experts.

Gusty, dry winds bring fire danger to Southern California

Winds gusting to around 40 mph and single-digit humidity could turn small fires into big ones. The conditions could last into the weekend.

Sports complex in OC's Great Park to open early 2017, developers say

Plans for the new sports park include a 5,000-seat soccer stadium, along with 25 tennis courts, seven soccer fields, five volleyball courts and a playground.

Some who applied for citizenship may not get to vote

As of June 30, more than half a million applications for naturalization were pending nationwide, or over 100,000 more than a year earlier.

Cypress voters asked to decide future of development at Los Alamitos track

The owner of the track doesn't plan to end horse racing anytime soon but put Measure GG on November's ballot with an eye toward the future.

LA's $7-per-mile 'People Walker' wants to save you from the 'unknown future'

Need motivation to walk? Don't like walking alone? "The People Walker" by Chuck McCarthy is here to help. It'll only set you back $7 per mile.

Bike and pedestrian improvements coming soon to Figueroa

The "My Figueroa" project will add wider sidewalks, bus platforms, landscaping and a protected bike lane to Figueroa Street in downtown Los Angeles.

Vin Scully calls his final game

Vin Scully's iconic voice on the videoboard welcomed a sellout crowd to Game No. 162, the regular-season finale, yes, and more notably the last of his decorated, Hall of Fame broadcasting career.

Gold Line extension to Montclair hits another milestone

Soon the Gold Line will connect six more foothill cities. Engineering plans were approved Thursday for the 12.3-mile extension connecting Glendora to Montclair.

The market for homemade authentic Chinese cuisine flourishes in LA

Why a Chinese messaging app is a component of an underground market for home-cooked cuisine from China.

Vin Scully is the greatest sports broadcaster of all time

Legendary Dodgers announcer Vin Scully has just a few more hours of airtime in a broadcast career that has spanned 67 years. Take Two'st A Martinez explains why he thinks Scully is the greatest broadcaster of all time.

6 ways Vin Scully is unique among sports announcers

He will call his final game for the Los Angeles Dodgers Sunday in San Francisco. Here are six reasons why he's the best announcer who ever lived.

Petition asks Knott's to bring back Fear VR

The attraction was pulled because critics say it was made light of the mentally ill.