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Extra carpool lanes on the 10 Freeway to ease congestion

The project will create about five miles of road going in both directions of the freeway between Citrus Street in West Covina and the 57 Freeway.

Expo Line Phase 2

LA Metro offers free rides for Expo extension opening


The free rides will be available on the entire Expo Line, not just the new extension. They begin at noon May 20 and last until close of service May 21.


7 spots to snap an enlightening selfie when 'Urban Light' goes dark

With Los Angeles's #1 selfie spot about to go dark, where can Angelenos go to get lit up and snap a hyperlocal photo?

Casitas Fire comes closer to being contained

Gusty winds quickly pushed the Casitas Fire to 50 acres Thursday afternoon in hills north of Ventura but later shifted to herd the fire away from buildings.

Ducks fire coach Bruce Boudreau after early playoff exit

Boudreau had spectacular regular-season success with the Ducks, but the team's last four seasons have ended with a Game 7 loss on home ice in the playoffs.

LA Rams score Cal quarterback Jared Goff as No. 1 draft pick

Suspicions that the Rams traded to the No. 1 pick spot to snag a quarterback proved true as they snagged Jared Goff to kick off the NFL draft.

Casitas Fire: Brush fire breaks out in Ventura County

There is a brush fire burning in Ventura County, according to tweets from the Ventura County Fire Department, that has been named the Casitas Fire.

LA spent $1.7 million on half-empty homeless shelters

Dozens of shelters opened as the threat of El Niño loomed. But many homeless people chose to stay away and advocates say it's not just because of the dry weather.

LA sheriff official forwarded offensive emails

The Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday that Tom Angel sent the emails between 2012 and 2013 when he was second-in-command at the Burbank Police Department.

Northbound Sepulveda tunnel near LAX down to 1 lane Wednesday night

Two of three northbound lanes through the Sepulveda Tunnel near LAX are set to close overnight Wednesday, starting at 11 p.m.

LA kids grow up more segregated than their parents

A new study looked at 100 U.S. cities, including Los Angeles, and found that more parents are moving so their kids can attend the best schools.

As Expo Line's opening day nears, Metro urges safety

Metro is currently operating the train on a regular full service schedule, without passengers, in order to test it before it opens to the public on May 20.

Blake Griffin, Chris Paul injured, leaving Clippers vulnerable

Griffin is out for the rest of the playoffs and Paul had hand surgery, leaving the Clippers without their top two players for the remainder of their first-round series.

Bear sightings? Yes, there will be more

As alarming as it can be to watch TV news footage of police bearing down on an ursine suspect actively evading arrest, this is all very normal, wildlife officials say.

Did the census forget to count 400,000 Latino kids?

A new report says that 400,000 Latino infants and toddlers went uncounted in the 2010 Census, affecting money for programs like Head Start.

Supporters rally for Valley immigration consultants facing city fraud charges

The Los Angeles City Attorney's office has accused the director of an immigration consulting firm and two business associates of practicing law without a license. They could face jail time if convicted.