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Huntington Beach City Council considers ban on Styrofoam takeout food containers

The Huntington Beach City Council Tuesday is considering an ordinance that would ban expanded polystyrene take-out food containers.

LA-area 'boot camp' operator sentenced for abuse

Authorities say McFarland, who called himself "1st Sgt. Mac," ran a camp in Pasadena and Altadena that supposedly used military-style discipline.

Governor's race: TARP's Neel Kashkari wants to lead Calif.

He’s been called the “bailout czar” and the “$700 billion man.” Now, Neel Kashkari is running for governor of California as a different kind of Republican.

East Coast storms prompt flight cancellations at LAX

Dozens of flights into and out of LAX have been cancelled due to winter weather on the East Coast and travelers were warned to expect even more delays as the storm progresses.

LA artist brings immigrant labor into focus

The son of Mexican immigrants knows his subject and tries to throw a spotlight on the "invisible" men and women who make many an affluent L.A. household hum.

Orange County struggles to fill Grand Jury

For the second year, the Superior Court in Orange County is struggling to get residents to serve on its Grand Jury.

Fire at Pasadena apartment complex leaves at least 5 homeless

Three units were destroyed in a fire at an apartment complex across the street from Huntington Memorial hospital on Monday.

Mayor leads LA's Kingdom Day Parade

The mayor was grand marshal of Monday's 29th annual Kingdom Day Parade, which included appearances by Police Chief Charlie Beck and local members of Congress.

On MLK's birthday, memories of a key speech in Los Angeles

Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at the L.A. Coliseum in May, 1964, as California was in the middle of a battle over fair housing.

20 LA museums to offer free admission Saturday (map)

As part of SoCal Museum's ninth annual Free-For-All event Saturday, Angelenos can take advantage of free admission to 20 local spots.

New Calif. law squeezes recyclable collectors

A new California law that tightens the state's recycling redemption rules is squeezing people who cash in bottles and plastic to get by.

At least 13 arrested in Fullerton after Kelly Thomas protest

Officers dispersed the protest over the death of Kelly Thomas, after a TV videographer was attacked.

Colby Fire: Crews up containment overnight

As of Sunday morning, they were able to contain 78 percent of the fire. Residents of the evacuated Mountain Cove neighborhood were able to return home.

Colby Fire: Containment estimate doubles from 30 to 61 percent

Fire officials say that containment is going to be later than earlier thought. They appeared to hope that backfires overnight would do more than they have.

Colby Fire: Increase in acres burned (updated)

Firefighters are extinguishing flare-ups from the Colby Fire as it burns in the foothills above Glendora Friday. A red flag warning was extended into Saturday.

What does Brown's drought declaration mean for LA?

Relatively flush local reservoirs should spare Southern California from water rationing, but officials still call on area residents to conserve.