LA man inadvertently buys dozens of fake eclipse glasses

David Tomb purchased 85 pairs of solar eclipse glasses from Amazon, but then got an email from the company warning about the glasses' legitimacy.

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Homeowners in LA's hottest zip codes building most equity

As L.A. property values continue to rise, a study finds areas like Venice and Culver City have an above-average share of homeowners building the most equity.

LA set to approve labor rules for homeless housing construction

The city is about to set rules for its 10-year project to build 10,000 units of homeless housing. The rules would guarantee workers the "prevailing wage."

​Suspect falls to death from atop crane at Port of LA

The man fell about 160 feet to the ground and died about three hours after he first scaled the crane Wednesday night. It's not clear whether he slipped or jumped deliberately, Los Angeles fire officials said.

Union Station changes call for more space for walkers, less for cars

The public is invited to comment on LA Metro's planned changes to the areas surrounding Union Station. Comments can be submitted by email or at a Sept. 13 workshop.

Metro tests new screening system at Union Station

The system scans riders for firearms, explosives and other threats. It also includes a facial recognition component.

Hollywood Forever Cemetery removes Confederate monument

The 6-foot stone monument has stood since 1925 in a section of the famous Los Angeles graveyard where more than 30 Confederate veterans and their families are buried. It was taken down early Wednesday morning.

​Robert Yancy, only child of singer Natalie Cole, dies at 39

The Los Angeles County coroner's office said Tuesday that his death was reported as due to natural causes but the official cause must await an autopsy.

LA officials crack down on popular parking trick

A 5-year-old parking loophole is now being closed – and in some neighborhoods where parking is scarce, that could mean a whole lot of parking tickets.

Anaheim to consider tightening rules on lobbyists

The Anaheim City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on new rules governing how lobbyists interact with city staff and elected officials.

Mias Fire in Banning burning hundreds of acres

According to Cal Fire, an active beehive inside the tree contributed to the branch's weakening.

Many renters plan to leave LA for cheaper cities, study says

A higher percentage of renters in L.A. are planning on settling down elsewhere compared to the national average, according to Apartment List, a rental listing site.

Merck CEO resigns from Trump business council in protest

"I feel a responsibility to take a stand against intolerance and extremism," Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier says in leaving President Trump's American Manufacturing Council.

​Evacuations lifted as crews battle fire near UC Riverside

The fire, which broke out Sunday in the foothills of Box Springs Mountain, has scorched about 1.5 square miles (3.8 square kilometers) of dry brush.

North Korea threats rattle local Guamanian community

North Korea’s threat to send missiles against the island has rattled the local community and, for some, renewed their anger over American’s lack of knowledge about Guam.

Santa Monica symphony confronts controversy over guest conductor

Some musicians have refused to perform and four signed a letter asking people not to attend the concert led by conservative talk show host Dennis Prager.