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Zebra found dead, skinned near California's Hearst Castle

The zebra died of natural causes and no foul play is suspected, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department said. Officials gave no explanation for the skinning.

Watch: Recent snow turned Wrightwood into 'winter wonderland'


Skiers and snowboarders flocked to the area to take advantage of the nearly 1.5 feet of snow that reportedly fell there over the past week.

Kevin Starr, California's premier historian, dies at 76

Starr, who was a state librarian and a professor of history at USC, researched and wrote a series of books considered the definitive account of the California story.

Little Saigon flower festival heralds lunar new year

The Flower Festival in Orange County's Little Saigon offers flowers, trees and decorations for Vietnamese families to ring in the new lunar new year.

Culver City considering protected bike lane near Expo Line

The public can comment by email or in person on the two-lane bikeway, fully separated from car traffic and connecting downtown with the Helms Bakery and Expo Line.

Kamala Harris hosts rally against Obamacare repeal in LA

The California senator spoke outside L.A. County/USC Medical Center as part of a day of actions planned by Democrats who oppose the repeal of the Affordable Care Act

5 ways to serve this Martin Luther King Jr Day

A list of local volunteer opportunities and events all around the region, from Long Beach to Los Angeles, on the national day of service.

Laurel Canyon Boulevard now partially open to traffic

Laurel Canyon's two lanes are not fully open yet, so traffic is still restricted to limited and mostly local traffic. Crews and engineers are onsite.

Wrightwood looks forward to more snow, business

The mountain town is expecting to see lots of visitors taking advantage of the inches of fresh powded over the holiday weekend.

California Congress members opt out of Trump's inauguration

Several Southern California congress members have announced they will not attend president-elect Donald Trump's inauguration ceremonies next week.

Ride-share driver killed in hit-and-run crash, 1 in custody

A driver working for a ride-share company was killed in a hit-and-run crash early Saturday morning in South L.A. One suspect is in custody.

​Floating body believed to be man swept away in flood channel

Authorities say a body found floating in a Los Angeles marina is believed to be that of a man who was washed down a flood-control channel during heavy rain earlier in the week.

Nearly 100 rescued hens find new homes at adoption event

Nearly 100 hens rescued from a Southern California egg farm are on display at a Downtown LA museum before they will be sent to their new adopted homes.

This MLK Day event helps strangers find what they have in common

Hundreds of strangers are about to honor Martin Luther King by finding common ground. It's part of the MLK Day Clothing Collection & Community Breakfast.

Water main break bogs down activity at LAX's Terminal 5

To compensate, bottled water was being handed out to Terminal 5 passengers. Concessions were still open there but only serving pre-packaged food and bottled drinks. Hand-washing stations were deployed as well.

LA's housing market has made West Adams hot

Five years ago, bungalows might have gone for $300,000. Now, they're at least $650,000.