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Tips for eclipse parking at Griffith Observatory

Officials are advising visitors to try to arrive without a car, and the park is offering extra DASH bus service from the Metro Red Line station up the hill.

Jailhouse Informants

Judge throws out death sentence against OC mass killer

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Superior Court Judge Thomas Goethals rules that withheld evidence and improper use of a jailhouse informant violated the rights of confessed mass killer Scott Dekraai.

Why are Trader Joe's parking lots so small?

The chain's first store opened in Pasadena 50 years ago in 1967. And while the company's grown, its parking lots have not.

LA man inadvertently buys dozens of fake eclipse glasses

David Tomb purchased 85 pairs of solar eclipse glasses from Amazon, but then got an email from the company warning about the glasses' legitimacy.

Homeowners in LA's hottest zip codes building most equity

As L.A. property values continue to rise, a study finds areas like Venice and Culver City have an above-average share of homeowners building the most equity.

LA set to approve labor rules for homeless housing construction

The city is about to set rules for its 10-year project to build 10,000 units of homeless housing. The rules would guarantee workers the "prevailing wage."

​Suspect falls to death from atop crane at Port of LA

The man fell about 160 feet to the ground and died about three hours after he first scaled the crane Wednesday night. It's not clear whether he slipped or jumped deliberately, Los Angeles fire officials said.

Union Station changes call for more space for walkers, less for cars

The public is invited to comment on LA Metro's planned changes to the areas surrounding Union Station. Comments can be submitted by email or at a Sept. 13 workshop.

Metro tests new screening system at Union Station

The system scans riders for firearms, explosives and other threats. It also includes a facial recognition component.

Hollywood Forever Cemetery removes Confederate monument

The 6-foot stone monument has stood since 1925 in a section of the famous Los Angeles graveyard where more than 30 Confederate veterans and their families are buried. It was taken down early Wednesday morning.

​Robert Yancy, only child of singer Natalie Cole, dies at 39

The Los Angeles County coroner's office said Tuesday that his death was reported as due to natural causes but the official cause must await an autopsy.

LA officials crack down on popular parking trick

A 5-year-old parking loophole is now being closed – and in some neighborhoods where parking is scarce, that could mean a whole lot of parking tickets.

Anaheim to consider tightening rules on lobbyists

The Anaheim City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on new rules governing how lobbyists interact with city staff and elected officials.

Mias Fire in Banning burning hundreds of acres

According to Cal Fire, an active beehive inside the tree contributed to the branch's weakening.

Many renters plan to leave LA for cheaper cities, study says

A higher percentage of renters in L.A. are planning on settling down elsewhere compared to the national average, according to Apartment List, a rental listing site.

Merck CEO resigns from Trump business council in protest

"I feel a responsibility to take a stand against intolerance and extremism," Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier says in leaving President Trump's American Manufacturing Council.