A sulfur tank exploded Friday at the Tesoro refinery in Wilmington, sending a chemical cloud into the air and causing a fire, authorities said. No evacuations were ordered but people nearby were urged to stay indoors.Add your comments
Metro train riders are used to reading signs that say when to expect train arrivals, but now bus riders will be seeing real-time information at some bus stops.
The express bus connects two transit hubs, but ridership has not yet hit targets. Metro hopes to entice additional riders with more frequent weekday service.
A soldier who was killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday has been identified as Army Staff Sgt. Matthew V. Thompson of Irvine.
The motion was unanimously passed. The goal: Close the airport by July 1, 2018. The problem: legal hurdles which may require it to be kept open until at least 2023.
A long-sought connection between LAX and Metro trains is among the projects that can move forward following settlement of a dispute with a community group.
The cause of the closures is the installation of loop detectors, which are part of a project to repave the 101 from downtown Los Angeles to Hollywood.
The baseball great and civil rights pioneer, who spent his formative years in Pasadena, is being honored with a span of freeway near his childhood home.
All eastbound lanes of the 210 Freeway from Lake Avenue to Mountain Street will be closed, so plan ahead for an alternate route or take public transit.
This summer, Knott's Berry Farm's Ghost Town has been populated with a cast of character actors who interact with guests in a sort of daylong improv show.
As Wrightwood's 4,500 residents were ordered to evacuate, a few stayed behind to help the firefighters battling the blaze.
Lanes were closed at Willow Street until at least 7 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. Transition roads from Interstate 405 were also closed.
The 10-day-old blaze has charred more than 60 square miles of dry brush and timber and destroyed 45 homes. The fire is 39 percent contained.
Loud chanting prompted commissioners to recess their meeting and clear the room. Later, they discussed hiring liaisons to help the families of people shot by police.
The agency's rules are now easier to understand and address many previously overlooked issues in the city, including animal noise complaints.
A state bill that would bar cities and counties from contracting with for-profit prison operators to hold immigrant detainees clears the Assembly.