Pasadena Fire Department spokeswoman Lisa Derderian said Wednesday that an arborist is beginning an investigation to determine what caused the 75-foot-tall pine to fall.Add your comments
A southern swell brought the powerful currents to Los Angeles County beaches around 3 p.m. Tuesday. The currents are expected to continue through Friday.
Witnesses say the tree, which is dozens of feet tall, made a cracking sound and came down on children just as a summer day camp at the Kidspace Children's Museum.
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All traffic matters were being handled as usual, but the closure of the main courthouse prompted officials to redirect some cases to the Los Angeles Superior Court.
Many water officials in Southern California will need to cut back more at home to help their districts meet reduction targets, a KPCC analysis has found.
Thunderstorms are likely to develop this week over the mountains, interior valleys and deserts, but forecasters say some coast and coastal valley areas could also see storms.
The Pasadena Courthouse was partly closed and operating on a "modified schedule" after a fire that ignited some hazardous materials early Monday morning.
Four firefighters were burned Sunday — one seriously — while battling a wildfire that threatens 150 homes in the Sierra Nevada foothills.
A 50 mile-stretch of the 10 Freeway interstate linking L.A. and Phoenix partially reopened Friday after flash flooding damaged several bridges last weekend.
The decision was made not long after Richard Schave and his wife began a petition for its reopening. The petition gathered more than 1,700 signatures.
The bridge is reopening Friday with just one lane in each direction using what was previously the westbound side of the bridge, due to the eastbound side's collapse.
Homelessness is on the rise in Los Angeles County, up 12 percent in the last two years. And more and more homeless people are sleeping in vehicles, including RVs and campers. KPCC mapped the areas of L.A. County that are home to people living in those vehicles.
A team of VA officials from Washington DC is meeting with local community councils about their plans to revamp the West Los Angeles Veterans Campus.
Police arrested a man after a gun was found under his passenger seat outside a North Hollywood venue hosting Vice President Joe Biden.
Interstate 10 east of Coachella at the Tex Wash Bridge will reopen to traffic Friday at noon after a bridge collapse during heavy rain this past weekend.