Playa del Rey goes off its controversial road diet


It worked well in Mar Vista. And Silver Lake. And San Pedro. What went wrong in Playa del Rey?

KPCC's Alex Cohen with Metro's Joshua Schank

Can Metro's innovation guru transport LA into the future?


With LA hosting the 2028 Olympics, Joshua Schank has to figure out how to move all those extra people around this massive city.

Wilson Fire

Charred body found near Mt. Wilson fire

Authorities say a charred body has been found on Mt. Wilson northeast of Los Angeles, where crews working in steep terrain are trying to surround a smoldering wildfire.

Great ShakeOut: Californians prepare for annual earthquake drill

Participants planning to "drop, cover and hold on" include more than 6 million K-12 students and nearly 2 million people at colleges and universities as well as governments, businesses, faith-based organizations and individuals. The drill starts at 10:19 a.m.

De León pledges change in targeting Sen. Feinstein's seat

The battle for Dianne Feinstein's U.S. Senate seat is taking shape with her strongest Democratic challenger suggesting she is part of the Washington status quo.

Firefighters reach 25 percent containment on Mount Wilson fire

The blaze was initially estimated at around 5 acres, but it steadily expanded as flames chewed through dry brush, reaching 50 acres.

​Crews douse fire at huge oil refinery in El Segundo

Dozens of firefighters responded late Tuesday to the 1,000-acre Chevron El Segundo Refinery just south of Los Angeles, which processes nearly 275,000 barrels of crude per day.

NB 57 lanes still reduced following brush fires

Northbound traffic was reduced to two lanes at Lambert Road in Brea after two brush fires broke out near the freeway about 25 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. The fires have since been contained.

Trump's 3rd travel ban blocked: A closer look at the Hawaii court order

Two federal judges temporarily restrained President Trump’s third attempt at restricting travel from mostly Muslim-majority nations. Here's a look at one of those court orders.

How the insurance process works for wildfire victims

The wildfires in Northern California caused tens of thousands of Californians to lose their homes at the same time.

Well-funded Democrats target 4 GOP seats in OC

Four Orange County congressional seats are central to Democrats' effort to retake the U.S. House of Representatives. Each Republican faces several well-funded challengers.

Affordability crisis hits LA's mobile home parks

L.A. County officials say rising rents and low vacancy rates are hitting the region's mobile home parks. The Board of Supervisors will consider rent control Tuesday.

Rising number of racist incidents at Cal State Long Beach

Racist words were scrawled on a campus bathroom wall. University president Jane Close Conoley emailed the entire campus to vigorously condemn it.

Man believes bodies in California desert are son, girlfriend

Officials did not immediately confirm the identities of the two adults discovered Sunday in rugged terrain near a popular trail in the desert park.

Land grab: What happens when warehouses move in next door?

Developers squeezed for space to build logistics warehouses in the Inland Empire are eyeing residential areas as potential sites. They're offering owners top dollar to sell.

Canyon Fire 2 victims are now eligible for federal aid

As crews made progress fighting the wildfire, the governor announced that Orange County residents can apply for help from the federal government.