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Fire burns 10 buildings as it spreads across block in South LA

A late-night fire burned across an entire block of businesses in South Los Angeles, destroying five buildings and damaging several more.

Senate Intelligence Committee Holds Closed Briefing On CIA Spying On The Committee

Senate discusses kickstarting redevelopment of West LA veterans campus

Sen. Dianne Feinstein joined VA officials in briefing the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on possible changes to the West LA veterans campus.

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. Faces Shareholder Lawsuits

Burbank PD has their eye on car flashmob at Krispy Kreme

It appears that a flashmob car enthusiast meetup is set for Tuesday evening. The last time one of these events was held, 50 citations were issued and three were arrested.

The best and worst LA Metro stations, according to a new study

Westlake/MacArthur Park topped Metro’s stations despite receiving a low score on safety, while the Wardlow Station in Long Beach ranked last, according to a new study from UC Berkeley researchers.

USC cuts employee subsidy for transit, citing budget reasons

Many companies offer incentives to get workers out of cars and onto public transit, but USC has discontinued its discount program for bus and train passes.

Marine found dead with gunshot wound at Camp Pendleton

Officials at the military base say the Marine was taking part in a training exercise in which live ammunition was used Monday morning.

Fire at metal-clad building sends smoke over Los Angeles

The Los Angeles County Fire Department said the blaze broke out around 9 a.m. Monday at the one-story building in Huntington Park, a small city just south of downtown LA.

The secret identity of LA lawmaker Mike Bonin

Mike Bonin is a huge fan of DC superheroes, with more than 100 figures in just his city hall office (there are even more at his home).

Big rig crash on slick LA-area freeway forces shutdown

The California Highway Patrol says the accident happened amid a late surge of weekend rains shortly before 2 a.m. Monday on State Route 60 in Pomona.

Got 'kilture'? Go inside SoCal’s first retail kilt store

There may not be many of them yet, but thousands of miles from Scotland there’s a community of daily kilt wearers right here in California.

California's million-gallon water guzzlers

Reveal, from the Center of Investigative Reporting, obtained records from the state’s water agencies to uncover the top 100 water guzzlers in the state.

Great Park grounds giant balloon (but it's ready for Halloween)

The balloon has been carrying 16,000 to 17,000 passengers 400 feet high in the air every year since 2007. A routine inspection deemed it unfit to fly.

A new LGBT center opens in Boyle Heights

Mi Centro is designed to cater to Latinos who live in the neighborhood but also be easier to get to than other options.

LA's vision for safer streets running into 'road diet' congestion concerns

Los Angeles has announced an ambitious plan to make its streets safer for bikes and pedestrians. But if Highland Park is any indication, it won't be easy.

Forest Service seeking comment on Angeles Forest test borings for high-speed rail

The public can submit comments on plans to drill test holes in the Angeles Forest as part of the assessment for the California bullet train's alternative routes.

FAQ: Am I eligible for California's traffic fine amnesty?

On Thursday, California kicks off an amnesty program that will allow some drivers to reduce their amount owed by up to 80 percent and get their licenses reinstated. Here's what you need to know.