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Spy satellite launched from Vandenberg

People in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles and Orange counties spotted the satellite's launch late Saturday night.

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Crews battle small fire in Kenneth Hahn Park

Firefighters are battling a brush fire burning at the Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area near Baldwin Hills.

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Plane crash-lands on Glendale street

No one was injured when a small plane crash-landed onto a Glendale street on Friday night.

Donors, state put up funds so DACA recipients can pay renewal fees

Private donors and the state have set aside funds to help young unauthorized immigrants cover the $495 fee before an Oct. 5 deadline.

Where to find the best food in LA, from a former food critic

And not just LA; according to former LA Weekly food critic Besha Rodell, this may just be the best bite of food in the entire world.

Expect 40-minute delays on Antelope Valley Metrolink this weekend

Fewer trains will run on the route on Sept. 23 and 24. There are usually 12 trains, but this weekend there will be only four with two running in each direction.

​Closure at busy US-Mexico border crossing promises headaches

The busiest border crossing in the U.S.— between San Diego and Tijuana — will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico.

Pasadena is an 'Early Learning City.' What happens now?

Pasadena residents: You now live in an "Early Learning City." An official launch event will be held Saturday at Brookside Park.

Metro puts up $9M in loan funds to spur affordable housing

The Los Angeles County transit agency is joining with several foundations to provide loans to developers who would build affordable housing near bus and rail lines.

National Skydiving Championship descends on Riverside County

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's hundreds of skydivers competing for a national title in wingsuit gliding!

Trump-backed bill would switch up US visa system

A measure backed by the Trump administration seeks to change the family-based immigration visa system to one favoring those with job skills and college degrees.

Some want CSULB's Prospector Pete to head for the hills

There are some students and faculty at Cal State Long Beach who say mascot Prospector Pete represents a dark history for native peoples and minorities in the state.

​Southern California's summer is ending with drizzle

Showers and drizzle have fallen around the region Thursday, and the National Weather Service says some locations have received up to a quarter-inch of rain.

Up close and personal with California's wildfires

A new Netflix series looks at the lives and works of inmate firefighters.

Small quake rattles nerves, causes no damage in Los Angeles

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-3.6 quake hit at about 11:20 p.m. Monday night. Its epicenter was about 3.6 miles (6 kilometers) northwest of Westwood.

SoCal man sentenced for trying to sell satellite secrets to Russia

A SoCal engineer who worked for a defense contractor has been sentenced to prison for selling sensitive satellite information to an undercover FBI employee he thought was a Russian intelligence agent.