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Lawsuit over control of Ontario airport lands back in court

LA World Airport ​officials insist the Great Recession prompted airlines to cut service in 2008. Ontario accuses LA World Airports of pushing business exclusively to LAX.

'Jamzilla': Why LA Metro almost called the project 'Pave-a-thon'

Naming large infrastructure projects has become a proud civic tradition in Southern California, but coming up with a name for them isn't easy.

'Q' is new show for 10 p.m. on KPCC

KPCC made the decision to air "Q" with the help of listeners. The show's recently featured guests include Pharrell Williams and Meryl Streep.

Report: Freeze cost California citrus about $441M

The damage was confined to the state's Central Valley, where mandarin, navel and lemon crops were lost during seven nights of freezing temperatures in early December, California Citrus Mutual reports.

Southern California gets a (very) little bit of rain

The National Weather Service reports that as of 4 a.m. Monday most rainfall totals amounted to just hundredths or tenths of an inch.

Tour bus ignites near Los Angeles, no injuries

Authorities say a tour bus caught fire after a driver pulled off a Southern California freeway to evacuate 40 passengers. No injuries are reported.

Wardens hunt for cougar after suspected attack in Perris

Investigators say a critically injured homeless man may have been the victim of a mountain lion attack at a Southern California encampment.

Driver killed after car crashes into Orange County house

Authorities say a driver was killed when his car hit a curb, went airborne and slammed into a house in the exclusive Coto de Caza area.

$11M settlement reached over Rialto toxic site

Federal regulators have reached an $11 million settlement over toxic contamination at a former Southern California industrial site.

Man rescued after being trapped under Metro Red Line train

A 27-year-old suffered injuries to his back and an arm Friday when he became trapped under a Metro Red Line train in Hollywood, authorities said.

Storm drops about 2 inches of snow on Big Bear

There is up to 18 inches of mostly manmade snow on the ski runs. But just off to the side, the view is of green pines and grassy mountainsides.

Weekend Traffic: 405 Freeway to close at Getty Center Drive

Transportation agencies have also scheduled closures for the 5, the 10, the 215 and other freeways this weekend for construction and repairs.

LAX shooting: TSA leader rejects arming officers at airports (Update)

TSA administrator John Pistole said Thursday that arming TSA officers is not an option, rejecting a union proposal to train some officers to carry guns at airports.

Colby Fire: Man accused of starting fire ordered into drug treatment

A federal judge Wednesday ordered one of the men accused of starting the Colby Fire near Glendora to be held in a residential drug treatment facility.

Congressman enters fray over monument to Korean comfort women

Rep. Adam Schiff has called on John Kerry to confront the Japanese government about Korean women and others forced into sexual slavery by its military during World War 2.

First Person: A storytelling project by you

Sharing experiences is one way to build a better community. First Person is our contribution to that effort — letting Southern Californians tell their own stories about their health and their communities’ health.