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Replacement power plan for San Onofre nuclear plant approved

California regulators approved a plan Thursday to replace the electricity gap created by the permanent closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

Update: Fallen LAPD Officer Nicholas Lee remembered

Services were under way Thursday in honor of LAPD Officer Nicholas Lee. The 40-year-old veteran is the first officer to die in the line of duty since 2008.

Stockton juvenile offenders repay victims in unique program

Many teens in California's juvenile justice system are incarcerated for breaking the law. But one correctional facility in Stockton is also letting kids plan for their futures, and encouraging them to help their victims.

Compton Mayor Aja Brown looks to Brooklyn for inspiration

Recently Take Two host A Martinez visited Compton Mayor Aja Brown's office to talk to her about her time in office so far and her plans for the future.

Complicated relationship: Asian-Americans and affirmative action

A legislative proposal to reintroduce affirmative action to California's public universities has some elicited a range of reactions from Asian-American students.

OC toll road agency considers CEO resignation deal Thursday

The agency that manages Orange County's toll roads considers a resignation settlement deal with its outgoing CEO at a board meeting in Irvine Thursday.

5 things to look for in LA County Sheriff’s debate

It's one of the key political contests in the region this year, as voters choose who'll lead the largest — and most troubled — law enforcement agency in LA County.

LAPD: Street closures planned for funeral of Officer Nicholas Lee

The veteran officer died last week in a traffic accident in Beverly Hills. The services will begin affecting traffic as early as Wednesday night.

Huell Howser's 29 Palms getaway sells for $650,000 (update)

The beloved TV host's desert hideway went to an anonymous buyer for cash after receiving multiple offers, according to a real estate agent handling the sale.

New mobile website encourages exploration of LA's urban trails

A beta version of LASHP Trails, which includes three predefined trails supplemented with historical information and workout tips, will be released on April 13.

Fossils unearthed by Metro reveal LA's watery past

LA Metro unearthed several fossils in preparation of the Purple Line extension. These fossil tell a story of an LA once covered by the ocean.

Evacuations remain after big San Francisco fire

Residents of an evacuated apartment building across from the site of a massive San Francisco fire won't immediately be able to return home.

Facebook headquarters cleared after false threat

Menlo Park police Commander Dave Bertini says Facebook's campus was locked down Tuesday night after San Francisco police passed along a report of a threat shortly after 7 p.m.

San Francisco firefighters stop big blaze spread

San Francisco firefighters have prevented a major blaze from spreading from a condominium construction site to nearby buildings.

Southern California winds to raise fire danger

The National Weather Service says red flag warnings will be in effect Wednesday morning through afternoon.

Missing hiker found in Los Angeles County canyon

A hiker who spent a chilly night huddled under chaparral in a Los Angeles County wilderness area has been airlifted to safety.