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OC toll road agency considers CEO resignation deal Thursday

The agency that manages Orange County's toll roads considers a resignation settlement deal with its outgoing CEO at a board meeting in Irvine Thursday.

5 things to look for in LA County Sheriff’s debate

It's one of the key political contests in the region this year, as voters choose who'll lead the largest — and most troubled — law enforcement agency in LA County.

LAPD: Street closures planned for funeral of Officer Nicholas Lee

The veteran officer died last week in a traffic accident in Beverly Hills. The services will begin affecting traffic as early as Wednesday night.

Huell Howser's 29 Palms getaway sells for $650,000 (update)

The beloved TV host's desert hideway went to an anonymous buyer for cash after receiving multiple offers, according to a real estate agent handling the sale.

New mobile website encourages exploration of LA's urban trails

A beta version of LASHP Trails, which includes three predefined trails supplemented with historical information and workout tips, will be released on April 13.

Fossils unearthed by Metro reveal LA's watery past

LA Metro unearthed several fossils in preparation of the Purple Line extension. These fossil tell a story of an LA once covered by the ocean.

Evacuations remain after big San Francisco fire

Residents of an evacuated apartment building across from the site of a massive San Francisco fire won't immediately be able to return home.

Facebook headquarters cleared after false threat

Menlo Park police Commander Dave Bertini says Facebook's campus was locked down Tuesday night after San Francisco police passed along a report of a threat shortly after 7 p.m.

San Francisco firefighters stop big blaze spread

San Francisco firefighters have prevented a major blaze from spreading from a condominium construction site to nearby buildings.

Southern California winds to raise fire danger

The National Weather Service says red flag warnings will be in effect Wednesday morning through afternoon.

Missing hiker found in Los Angeles County canyon

A hiker who spent a chilly night huddled under chaparral in a Los Angeles County wilderness area has been airlifted to safety.

California mulls how to regulate 'driverless cars' (updated)

The DMV held an initial public hearing Tuesday as it puzzles through how to regulate the public's use of the self-driving car technology that is still being tested.

Guatemala to open Inland Empire consulate

Guatemalan government officials are planning to open a new consulate in San Bernardino by July.

Funeral scheduled for officer killed in Friday crash

Friends and family will gather Thursday to remember Nicholas Lee, a 16-year Los Angeles police veteran who died when a truck slammed into his police cruiser Friday.

24 students injured in stage collapse released from hospitals

Twenty-four students who were injured in a dramatic stage collapse in Anaheim Saturday night have all been released from area hospitals, according to Anaheim Police Department.

Bees attack drivers after LA-area car crash

Two drivers were treated at a hospital after their car crash disturbed a bee hive Sunday. A deputy who came to their aid was also stung, but not hospitalized.