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Fourth of July: How to keep your holiday 'safe and sane'


Three cheers for the red, white and blue — it's almost Fourth of July weekend! Here's what to know about fireworks and traveling for the long weekend.

St. Thomas More's bone, half a tooth come to Los Angeles


If you saw "Wolf Hall," you might be surprised to learn Sir Thomas More is coming to L.A. Well, at least a piece of one of his bones and half a tooth, at the cathedral Friday and Saturday.

A Take Two taste test: LA's best hot dogs


You suggested your most adored dogs via Twitter and Facebook, and we put them to the test.

A day in the life of Anaheim's Little Arabia

In the middle of Ramadan, Off-Ramp's R.H. Greene spends 24 hours in Anaheim's Little Arabia.

Dead whale washes onto Dockweiler Beach

The whale is approximately 40 feet long and is believed to have been between 10 to 30 years old. Marine animal authorities will try to determine why the animal died.

Recycled water, groundwater to refill Silver Lake Reservoir

L.A. officials had wanted to use drinking water but decided against it in light of the state's ongoing drought.

121-year-old Peabody Werden house moved across the street

The East Los Angeles Community Corporation plans to develop the land that the house sat on to bring affordable housing to the area.

On LA's Skid Row, homeless women seek shelter from the streets

There are now 47,000 homeless people in and around Los Angeles. The number of homeless women living on the streets has increased dramatically, and many are at risk of violence and sexual assault.

Trailhead Fire grows in NorCal; threatens thousands of structures

The cause of the Trailhead Fire is still under investigation, but no injuries have been reported, according to the Forest Service.

Erskine Fire: Containment steady, crews shift to 'recovery'

In total, 285 single residences were destroyed and another 12 were damaged since the fire began June 23.

Erskine Fire 70 percent contained

Authorities estimate the Lake Isabella fire will be fully contained by July 5.

How to refill Silver Lake Reservoir in the midst of a drought

Originally, the L.A. Department of Water and Power expected to use drinking water to fill the lake, but the ongoing drought has the agency looking to other sources, like runoff or recycled water.

Bear that attacked camper near Altadena has been killed

Wildlife officials confirmed through DNA and other tests that they had caught the right bear and euthanized it Wednesday afternoon.

LA streetcar project chugs ahead

Los Angeles transportation officials released an environmental review for the planned streetcar system in downtown, though its cost remains a major challenge.

LA votes to put $1.2 billion homeless measure on ballot

The council voted 14-0 to put a measure on the November ballot to provide money for shelters, permanent housing, drug and alcohol treatment and more.

Border Fire: 2 found dead in charred area near San Diego

The unidentified man and woman were found Wednesday near a boulder in Potrero, about 45 miles east of San Diego.