OXY USA plans to drill 85 oil wells on its property along Pacific Coast Highway; the city says noise reduction efforts will be made.
City officials tell residents the concrete barriers that protected their homes during the storms will remain in place for years as the threat of mudslides remains.
The Democrat from Montebello is facing federal charges on 24 counts of fraud, bribery and money laundering.
Forecasters predicted only showers in Southern California on Sunday, tapering off through the afternoon as the storm heads east.
Organizers make last-minute adjustments for the Academy Awards, which are slated to get started at 5:30 on ABC.
The weekend storm notwithstanding, California still faces a severe water shortage that legislators addressed in a wide-ranging bill.
Steady rain drenched much of Southern California Saturday, with more showers and thunderstorms expected throughout the night. Bursts of showers caused rocks to tumble down hillsides and pushed mud into backyards.
For the second year, hundreds of visual-effects workers will be protesting instead of celebrating Hollywood's big night.
The Los Angeles airport police chief says the facility's communications system has been fixed after what he termed a glitch prevented a faster response to a gunman last fall.
Last year, bicyclist Damian Kevitt survived a gruesome accident near Griffith Park. Now, he's raising awareness of hit-and-run accidents and plans finish his ride in April.
There were 11 bids at a Los Angeles auction Thursday for the 1925 and 1926 editions of the book, both of which were signed by Adolf Hitler.
A second, more powerful winter storm is dropping rain all across Southern California. It has caused mud flows in areas recently burned by wildfires, prompted flash flooding warnings, power outages and more mandatory evacuations.
A Los Angeles cemetery has agreed to an estimated $80 million settlement of a lawsuit claiming it dumped human remains from hundreds of graves.
The Los Angeles County Public Works Department has announced road closures in Glendora. The 605 South connector to the 5 Freeway will also be closed nightly.
Residents will only be able to water lawns three days a week for 10 minutes. Restaurants will only serve water to patrons who ask for it.
California's Department of Water Resources says the Sierra Nevada snowpack is still well below normal despite the current rainstorms — bad news for the drought-stricken state.