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Thousands say 'no thanks' to super-long wet banana

The Slip 'n Slide on steroids would extend for blocks, making for a fun, wet, downtown commute. But many say it's an irresponsible waste of water.

Update: All lanes reopened after 210 Freeway big rig crash

A big rig crash shut down several lanes of the 210 Freeway, backing up traffic for miles, the California Highway Patrol said.

UCLA Flood: Massive damage to the campus becomes clear

Flooded parking garages will need new fire doors, as well as new electrical and ventilation systems. Pauley Pavilion will be ready for play by the end of October.

Coast Guard locates disabled boat off SoCal Coast (updated)

Rescuers are looking for a boat that was headed from Catalina Island to Rancho Palos Verdes. The boat lacks flares, a radio or a global positioning system.

Angelenos petition to stop ginormous slip 'n slide

The proposed event includes a 1,000 foot slip 'n slide. It's planned for downtown L.A. this fall and Angelenos aren't happy about it happening amid a drought.

After search, deputies shoot, kill Walnut Park suspect

A man suspected of shooting and injuring an L.A. County sheriff's deputy has been shot and killed, the L.A. sheriff's department said.

60 freeway reopens after fatal crash

Two cars collided and one of them blocked the carpool lane facing the wrong way. Moments later, a third car hit the SUV and it caught on fire.

Small plane crash-lands in Bakersfield; no injuries

Authorities say a small airplane ran out of gas and crash-landed on a Central California runway blocked by construction equipment.

12 hurt in 101 Freeway rollover crash in Thousand Oaks

A passenger van rolled over on the 101 Freeway in Thousand Oaks on Thursday afternoon, injuring at least 12 people. The injuries ranged from minor to moderate.

#CajonCrawl: Construction to cause I-15 delays for 5 weekends

Caltrans is warning commuters to expect significant traffic delays on the northbound 15 Freeway through the Cajon Pass starting this Friday.

Amid respite, West readies for more wildfires

As firefighters made progress in taming more than a dozen blazes in northern half of the state, fire officials and anxious residents breathed a shallow sigh of relief they knew might not last long.

Skid Row homeless women increasingly older, report says

Los Angeles's Skid Row is home to an increasingly older population of women, many of whom have experienced domestic and sexual abuse, according to a new report.

LA County declares emergency following Mount Baldy mudslide

The amount of rain that fell on Mount Baldy on Sunday broke records. It also triggered deadly mudslides that killed one person and damaged more than a dozen homes.

UCLA flood: Pipe break tied to corrosion

A water-main break that flooded the landmark Pauley Pavilion athletic arena at UCLA and submerged hundreds of cars was caused by corrosion and structural problems.

SoCal storms: Flooding result of 500-year rain event, officials say

Four inches of rainfall were recorded at Mt. Baldy Fire Station between 3:45 and 4:45 pm on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.

UCLA flood: All cars removed, final claims process begins

About 340 cars that were submerged in UCLA parking structures after a water main break last week caused flooding were available for pickup starting Tuesday.