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FAQ: California's In-Home Supportive Services program

An investigation by Kaiser Health News found that the program has limited oversight, placing clients at risk of abuse and neglect. In addition, despite what’s at stake, no overall training is required for the caregivers. You can read parts one and two of the series online.

SoCal Muslim leader Dr. Maher Hathout dies at 79

Longtime American Muslim leader and interfaith activist Dr. Maher Hathout passed away last night from liver cancer at the City of Hope hospital in Duarte. He was 79.

Famous escaped SoCal white cobra gets a name: Adhira

A white monocled cobra that briefly became a national celebrity after it roamed a Southern California neighborhood for several days in September now has a new name.

Fresno groundbreaking Tuesday for high-speed train

Gov. Jerry Brown is slated to be among the dignitaries at an invitation-only groundbreaking next week for the state's new high-speed rail system.

Pacoima home that housed 21 people damaged in fire

Los Angeles City Fire officials say 21 people are now looking for a place to stay after a fire damaged a home in Pacoima Saturday morning.

Beachwood Canyon entrance to Hollywood Sign trail set to re-open

The Beachwood Canyon entrance to a Griffith Park trail leading to a Hollywood Sign view is re-opening to pedestrians on Monday. The gate was originally closed in March.

3 kids, 1 adult struck by vehicle in Los Angeles, police say

Three children and an adult have been hospitalized after being struck by avehicle in South Los Angeles.

Fitness industry gears up for busy January

The new year's most popular exercise options are polar opposites: no-frills gyms and high-end training studios give consumers a range of possibilities.

5 Freeway closures: Traffic delays expected during overnight construction

Three of four lanes will be closed in both directions over two-mile sections near Camp Pendleton every night next week as crews resume work on a pavement rehabilitation project.

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.