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See what it takes to dismantle the Crystal Cathedral's massive pipe organ

The organ — one of the largest of its kind in the world — will be taken apart after 30 years of playing to be repaired and restored; parts will be sent to Italy.

Jamzilla: Metro does Reddit AMA to defend 405 holiday closure

If you're wondering why officials chose the upcoming combined Valentine's Day/President's Day holiday weekend for "Jamzilla," you're not alone

LA called the city with the 'most pleasant' weather in the US

Los Angeles tops a list of cities with the most "pleasant" weather by a designer who parsed weather data; four other California cities also made the list.

Weekend Traffic: Myrtle Avenue closed for 4 months in Monrovia

Myrtle Avenue will be closed just north of Duarte Avenue at the railroad crossing for about four months.

Kelly Thomas Verdict: Peaceful protest planned Saturday in Hollywood

An organization that feeds the homeless on L.A.'s Skid Row has planned a peaceful protest' Saturday in Hollywood dubbed '5,000 Angelenos for Kelly Thomas.'

2 cats join Los Angeles police force

Willoughby and Hieronymus, aka Willie and Harry, are the newest members of the Los Angeles Police Department's "Fe-9" corps.

Natural gas shortage affects SoCal power supply

California's power grid operator has asked for voluntary conservation of power because the extreme cold in much of the U.S. and Canada has caused a shortage of natural gas supplies to Southern California power plants.

Edison names 14 members of San Onofre nuclear plant panel

Southern California Edison Thursday named 14 members of a newly created advisory panel on the decommissioning of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

Neighborhood Council: Silver Lake no longer the Eastside

After much contentious debate, the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council passed a motion last night to remove itself from the roster of Eastside communities like Boyle Heights and Lincoln Park.

Report draws picture of California's 'creative economy'

The latest Otis Report on the Creative Economy shows that creative industries contributed nearly 8 percent of the state's Gross State Product in 2012.

Broadway in downtown LA to lose a lane to boost foot traffic

Broadway is donning orange cones this week as the city of L.A. resurfaces and removes a southbound vehicle lane in favor of more sidewalk.

Firefighter handcuffed at crash scene for not moving truck

A firefighter responding to a San Diego-area crash site was handcuffed and held in a patrol car for failing to move a fire truck immediately after police asked him to.

The 626 Night Market branches out beyond the San Gabriel Valley

The popular Asian-themed night market will hold events in Orange County and downtown Los Angeles.

Lawsuit over control of Ontario airport lands back in court

LA World Airport ​officials insist the Great Recession prompted airlines to cut service in 2008. Ontario accuses LA World Airports of pushing business exclusively to LAX.

'Jamzilla': Why LA Metro almost called the project 'Pave-a-thon'

Naming large infrastructure projects has become a proud civic tradition in Southern California, but coming up with a name for them isn't easy.

'Q' is new show for 10 p.m. on KPCC

KPCC made the decision to air "Q" with the help of listeners. The show's recently featured guests include Pharrell Williams and Meryl Streep.