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.
For the second year, the Superior Court in Orange County is struggling to get residents to serve on its Grand Jury.
Three units were destroyed in a fire at an apartment complex across the street from Huntington Memorial hospital on Monday.
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.
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.
As part of SoCal Museum's ninth annual Free-For-All event Saturday, Angelenos can take advantage of free admission to 20 local spots.
A new California law that tightens the state's recycling redemption rules is squeezing people who cash in bottles and plastic to get by.
Officers dispersed the protest over the death of Kelly Thomas, after a TV videographer was attacked.
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.
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.
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.
Relatively flush local reservoirs should spare Southern California from water rationing, but officials still call on area residents to conserve.
Police in the north San Diego suburb said a social media posting warned that violence would happen at Escondido Charter High School at 10:30 a.m. Friday.
Special events in Orange County and Los Angeles are imposing a number of closures this weekend.
Another man recalls his father, an LAPD motorcycle officer who lost his life when the 6.7 magnitude earthquake ruptured the freeway on which he was riding.
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