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USC football coach Steve Sarkisian fired, athletic director says

USC athletic director Pat Haden announced the decision Monday after "careful consideration of what is in the best interest of the university and our student-athletes."

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Another record high temp in LA but rain is on the way

Downtown Los Angeles saw the longest stretch of triple digit heat in more than 25 years last week.

What’s next for USC football after Sarkisian departure, plus the curious case of Chase Utley’s slide

If you missed this weekend in L.A. sports, well...it was a doozie.

More drones fly into LAX airspace, endangering aircraft

One-fifth of drone sightings by airline pilots and near-misses of commercial aircraft have been around LAX. The FAA is responding with education programs and ads.

Southwest fixes technology issue that delayed Sunday flights

Passengers had reported long lines at several locations across the country, including major airports like LAX, which provided water and canopies to those stuck waiting in line outside.

Southwest: Technical issues delay hundreds of flights

At Los Angeles International Airport, dozens of people crowded the Southwest terminal, waiting to be issued hand-written tickets.

Power restored as Southern California heat eases

Only about 1,200 people remain without power Sunday morning.

9 workers injured in partial bridge collapse near 91 Freeway

Workers were placing a new bridge deck into position when the temporary support beams near East Grand Boulevard collapsed, injuring the workers.

Traffic alert: Obamajam, Dodgers game, Mexico vs. USA soccer

L.A. drivers are in for what's expected to be worse than usual traffic as President Obama visits Saturday for fundraising events.

Entangled fin whale spotted near Dana Point

Various agencies are coordinating to find a way, if any, to help the whale. The whale was spotted by fishermen on Friday morning.

Can you feel the heat? Temps 20 degrees above average

Southern California is baking under an unusually intense October heat wave Friday.

What were they thinking? UCLA frat party reignites questions over millennial’s relationship with blackface

Two Greek organizations at UCLA have come under criticism after holding a Kanye West-themed party where some attendees wore blackface.

Goodwill transforms from thrift store to boutique

Goodwill goes high-end with new style boutique thrift stores in Orange County

Long Beach Marathon runners won't beat the weekend's heat

Race organizers are taking unusual steps to keep runners hydrated and cool. They are even letting the half-marathoners start early to beat the heat.

'Kanye Western' party at UCLA ignites backlash

A fraternity and sorority have come under fire for having a "Kanye Western"-themed party, giving rise to the hashtag #BlackBruinsMatter.

About 1 in 5 pedestrians killed or injured in LA is a child

Students took to the streets in droves Wednesday as part of the annual Walk to School Day, an international effort to raise awareness of road safety issues around schools.