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Rose Parade 2015: Thousands brave cold; float winners announced

The parade's theme, "Inspiring Stories," was meant to highlight the life of Louis Zamperini, who was named Grand Marshall but passed away earlier this year. See the full list of float winners.

Winter storm brings snow, snarled traffic, fatalities

A winter storm left hundreds stranded overnight, dusted lowland cities with a layer of snow, and may have led to the death of a Harbor Patrol officer on Santa Catalina Island.

Rose Parade 2015: First campers, decorators brave wind and cold

At least one group of float decorators had to call it quits early Tuesday night as high winds made it tough to work. Meanwhile, the first campers staked their claims for prime parade viewing.

Man charged with stealing hearse with casket from South LA church

Criminal charges have been filed against a man who allegedly stole ahearse with a casket inside just before a funeral at a Southern California church.

3.9 earthquake strikes near Los Angeles

A small earthquake has rattled Los Angeles, but there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Rose Bowl 2015: Oregon vs Florida State

Thursday’s game will be different than the 100 Rose Bowls played before, because it’s a semifinal kicking off college football’s new playoff four-team playoff, which replaces the much-maligned Bowl Championship Series.

How to recycle your Christmas tree in SoCal — for free

Picking out a tree, decorating, placing the presents: That's fun. But taking it down? What a pain. Here's how to make it hassle-free.

Rose Parade weather: Cold snap could bring record low temps

Those who plan to camp out in Pasadena for the Rose Parade are advised to wear layers of clothing; overnight temperatures are expected to drop to 32 degrees.

Missing hikers found in Angeles National Forest

Search and rescue teams located a group of four hikers who went missing in the Angeles National Forest overnight. Authorities said they were all OK.

Icy SoCal weather to bring forest road closures

The L.A. County Department of Public Works said several roads in Angeles National Forest would be closed to the public as the area braced for possible snow and freezing temperatures.

Surfer survives shark bite off Central California

A surfer was attacked by a juvenile great white shark at about 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the Sand Spit Beach in Montana De Oro State Park just west of San Luis Obispo.

Burbank's Bob Hope Airport seeks glam new identity

Years ago, the Burbank airport was actually known as the Hollywood-Burbank Airport. Officials have hired a consultant to study an entertainment-oriented rebranding.

Could Grand Park be LA's version of Times Square?

Downtown's Grand Park doubles down for second annual public New Year's Eve bash. Officials hope it will become L.A.'s version of Times Square.

Rain in LA, snow possible in the Antelope Valley

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory beginning late Tuesday through Wednesday, as a winter storm system swings through SoCal.

Low gas prices expected to fuel record SoCal holiday travel

More than 7.5 million Southern Californians are expected to travel between Dec. 23 and Jan. 4 - that's up more than 3 percent over 2013, according to AAA.

Christmas wind knocks out SoCal power

Check the current electricity status of your area with online outage maps for Southern California Edition and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.