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Woman's body found at Anaheim recycling plant identified

The body of a woman whose body was found at an Orange County recycling plant has been identified by Anaheim police as Jarrae Nikole Estepp.

Lawsuit says California mortgage money mishandled

Several community assistance organizations are suing California, alleging it improperly diverted $370 million intended to help homeowners struggling with foreclosures.

Los Angeles Times fires reporter, admits error in 3 stories

The Times dismissed a reporter Friday after discovering he had an inappropriate relationship with a source for a front-page story the paper says contained an error.

Malaysia Airlines jet search shakes California customers

The airline's California flights all originate at LAX. The multiracial and religiously diverse Malaysian community around LA numbers just a few thousand

Woman's body found at Anaheim recycling plant

A woman's body that may have been dumped in a garbage bin has been found at an Orange County trash sorting facility.

Pine Fire: Brush fire burns near Gorman in north LA County

A brush fire has broken out in the rural Gorman area of northern L.A. County. The Fire Department says it has burned 150 acres and is 35 percent contained.

Water district explores personalized pricing

The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District is studying a plan in which customers would be charged based on what percentage of a water allotment they use.

Schwarzenegger: 'Come to LA and crush things in my tank!'

The former California governor is offering you a chance to ride in his M47 Patton tank to raise money for the After-School All-Stars program.

LA man arrested in shooting-for-retweets threat

Dakkari Dijon McAnuff was booked on suspicion of making criminal threats after he threatened to shoot a random pedestrian if his tweet was retweeted 100 times.

Weekend Traffic: 405 Freeway closing nightly in West LA

Caltrans will also remove large and unstable rocks on the hills surrounding the 74 Freeway, which will be closed over the weekend as a result.

Is California safer 3 years after San Bruno explosion?

The recent gas explosion tragedy in New York bears striking similarities to the San Bruno accident in 2010. Three years after, what has changed?

Replacement power plan for San Onofre nuclear plant approved

California regulators approved a plan Thursday to replace the electricity gap created by the permanent closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

Update: Fallen LAPD Officer Nicholas Lee remembered

Services were under way Thursday in honor of LAPD Officer Nicholas Lee. The 40-year-old veteran is the first officer to die in the line of duty since 2008.

Stockton juvenile offenders repay victims in unique program

Many teens in California's juvenile justice system are incarcerated for breaking the law. But one correctional facility in Stockton is also letting kids plan for their futures, and encouraging them to help their victims.

Compton Mayor Aja Brown looks to Brooklyn for inspiration

Recently Take Two host A Martinez visited Compton Mayor Aja Brown's office to talk to her about her time in office so far and her plans for the future.

Complicated relationship: Asian-Americans and affirmative action

A legislative proposal to reintroduce affirmative action to California's public universities has some elicited a range of reactions from Asian-American students.