Hammerhead shark attacks kayaker near PCH

The kayaker was attacked off the Deer Canyon shore, near Deer Creek Road.

Long Beach power outage darkens morning for hundreds

The outage was first reported at 5:41 a.m. Saturday morning and initially left 824 customers in the dark, according to Southern California Edison.

Update: Search for tangled blue whale intensifies

The 80-foot-long mammal was spotted Friday in the Catalina Channel, dragging several hundred feet of line attached to a buoy that may have come from a crab trap.

Metro plan to bring Wi-Fi to subway could attract new riders

A new study shows more Chicagoans may be choosing to ride transit so they can use their smartphones. Could Wi-Fi on LA's subways convince more Angelenos to ride?

Near LA's Koreatown, pastor tries to lift veil on drug abuse

Among all Asian groups, Koreans have some of the highest rates of illicit drug use. Pastor Young Ho Han is trying to lift the veil on the problem.

Free weekend? 9 fun and almost-free things to do

How about fried peanut butter pickles followed by pho waffles and free ice cream? Yeah, we're going all out. Here's everything you need to know.

A '2024 Olympics' bill kicking around Sacramento

Mayor Garcetti wants the state legislature to approve a financial guarantee to cover cost overruns if LA hosts the 2024 Games. A bill is already in the pipeline.

Edison must inspect even more of its Long Beach power grid

The utility already inspected 300 downtown power vaults, but California state regulators want a more extensive examination of Edison's Long Beach system.

LA County offers reward after dogs burned with chemical

The Board of Supervisors approved a $25,000 reward on Tuesday for information leading to an arrest.

Century-old home of former LA newspaper will get new life

The Hearst Corp. newspaper chain is reportedly partnering with a New York developer to convert the building into an office space with ground-floor restaurants.

Big rig/train collision in City of Industry injures 3

An 18-wheeler collided with a Union Pacific train Tuesday afternoon in the City of Industry. Three people were injured as a result.

Garcetti: LA won't end vet homelessness by 2016

An unforeseen rise in the city's homeless population this year means Mayor Eric Garcetti's pledge to end homelessness among military vets by 2016 will fall short.

Possible electrical explosion causes injury at Wilmington building

One person was reportedly hurt in what firefighters suspect was an electrical explosion in the Wilmington area of south Los Angeles.

California beaches reopen after shark sightings

Elinor Dempsey says she was surfing at Morro Strand Beach off the Central Coast when a shark swam under her board — and took a 14 inch bite out of it.

Inglewood gets grant to pay for soundproofing 200 homes

Congresswoman Maxine Waters says noise from planes arriving and departing LAX is disruptive for the families who live there. She calls the new money a relief because some of them have been waiting a long time.

Video: Missing hiker found alive after 9 days lost in Sierra Nevada

Woman, 62, who was stranded in the rugged terrain for nine days while suffering from broken bones, survived by using a water filter to drink from a creek, authorities said.