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LA weighs rules to make infill developments more attractive

Clusters of modern townhomes are popping up in LA neighborhoods alongside bungalows. Critics say they should blend better. The city wants public input on new rules.

Air quality order for gas leak delayed yet again

The order requiring SoCal Gas Co. to halt the leak, reduce underground gas pressure and step up monitoring and inspection could be approved Saturday

Uber can now pick up passengers at LAX

Passengers will be able to call on Uber's cheaper uberX service to pick them up at LAX, the country's second busiest airport.

Staff turmoil shakes powerful California coastal agency

The California Coastal Commission, created by voters in 1972, in the early years of the national environmental movement, has broad sway over issues in the state's coastal region.

Greyhound bus crash: Victims ID'ed; DUI ruled out

The two passengers killed Tuesday were identified by the Santa Clara County coroner's office as 51-year-old Fely Olivera of San Francisco and 76-year-old Maria De Jesus Ortiz Velasquez of Salinas.

The Styled Side: Will the LA Rams create a fashion blitz?

Sports stores say hyped up fans are calling constantly to see what's in stock. "It feels like the holidays haven't stopped."

Griffith Park plan calls for parking charges, more shuttle service

To cut down on traffic and parking issues, Los Angeles city officials propose metered parking, bike lanes and expanded shuttle service.

Bus driver said he was tired before deadly Northern California crash

A Greyhound bus driver said he was fatigued before the vehicle plowed into safety barrels on a Northern California highway and flipped on its side, killing two.

DWP board approves higher power rates

The vote follows a similar action last month to increase water rates. If the City Council approves both, water and power bills will rise starting April 1.

El Niño highlighting aging roadways, limits in funding repairs

The recurring storms that flooded roads earlier this month raise the question: how prepared is Caltrans to deal with El Niño's expected onslaught?

MLK Day protesters block 1 span of SF-Oakland Bay Bridge

Traffic was blocked for travelers heading into San Francisco from the East Bay as the holiday weekend was ending.

1 pulled from heavy surf near Sunken City in San Pedro

A high surf advisory is in effect through 5 p.m. Tuesday, with waves reaching up to 12 feet, according to the National Weather Service.

LA Rams season ticket deposits begin

The team launched a website on Monday to collect deposits from would-be season ticket holders.

Want to volunteer in honor of MLK? Here's how to give back

Thousands of Angelenos will honor the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service on Monday. Here's a list of volunteer opportunities in the L.A. area.

Driver killed on Beverly Hills street where 2 officers died

Authorities say a driver who crashed into a parked car along the same steep Beverly Hills road where two police officers were killed in separate crashes in 2014 has died.

101 Freeway near downtown LA to close for bridge demolition

Part of the 101 Freeway is going to be closing for 40 hours to allow for the demolition of part of the Sixth Street Viaduct, starting Friday at 10 p.m.