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ID cards can be a key and barrier for the homeless

In January, homeless people will be able to get replacement ID cards — key to getting welfare benefits and a job — from the DMV for free. Still, obtaining one is no easy task.

UCLA's Operation Mend receives $15.7M grant to help wounded veterans

The partnership of UCLA Health, the U.S. military and the Department of Veterans Affairs received the grant from the Wounded Warrior Project.

Santa Barbara oil spill: Legislators urge more pipeline inspections

Two California legislators said Tuesday they plan to introduce a group of bills shortly, in response to the May 19 spill in which up to 101,000 gallons of oil escaped.

Harrison Fire: 40 percent contained; mobile home park evacuated

About 60 firefighters are battling the flames in the desert town of Thermal. A mobile home park nearby was evacuated, but residents were allowed to return several hours later.

Southern California gets first 'reverse' spring in nearly 100 years

Normally, May is hotter than April, April hotter than March, but in many locations around Southern California, we had a cooling trend the deeper we got into spring, according to the weather service.

Car crashes into Los Angeles airport terminal, strikes girl

A driver "probably mistook the gas pedal for the brake" when he suddenly veered, jumped the sidewalk, and smashed into the wall of Terminal 7 at LAX, authorities said.

Watch: Hollywood Park racetrack demo'd for new stadium

Inglewood's Hollywood Racetrack was given a televised farewell early Sunday morning, as crews collapsed the grandstand to make room for a new stadium complex.

Woman dies in fall at San Bernardino County fair attraction

Coroner's officials say Sabrina Gordon died after falling from a 28-foot platform of an attraction at the San Bernardino County Fair.

I-405 still congested, but flowing better since expansion

You'll still wait a long time in rush hour on the Sepulveda Pass, but rush hour itself is getting shorter, and there have been other benefits, according to a new study.

LA-area beaches to remain closed Friday; cleanup continues

Authorities had said area beaches could reopen after mysterious tar balls washed ashore earlier this week, but they revised their estimate late Friday morning as cleanup continued.

Bikes, bikes, bikes: A special one-hour celebration

Ciclavia comes to Pasadena and it its honor we present a special one-hour program about bikes, and nothing else.

Fuel tank to join Endeavour down LA streets

The California Science Center has acquired one of the giant orange external fuel tanks the shuttles once rode piggy-back into space, and it will be traversing surface streets to get there.

LA-area beaches closed by mysterious oil globs

Beaches from the El Segundo jetty south to Redondo Beach are closed Thursday as crews clean up the mess.

CicLAvia Pasadena: Map, street closures, deals and more

Whether you're biking, walking or bringing your dog, there is much to do and see at CicLAvia in Pasadena on Sunday, May 31. Here's all you need to know.

Why the woman who started LA's branch libraries was fired

Mary Jones, city librarian from 1900 to 1905, was fired mysteriously, and a special commission of city council members held hearings to find out why. It was the talk of the city.

Newport Beach triplets all accepted to MIT

The three seniors will graduate next week from Sage Hill School, where they all excelled in classes as well as competing in varsity sports and other extracurricular activities.