Pine Fire: Brush fire burns near Gorman in north LA County

A brush fire has broken out in the rural Gorman area of northern L.A. County. The Fire Department says it has burned 150 acres and is 35 percent contained.

Water district explores personalized pricing

The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District is studying a plan in which customers would be charged based on what percentage of a water allotment they use.

Schwarzenegger: 'Come to LA and crush things in my tank!'

The former California governor is offering you a chance to ride in his M47 Patton tank to raise money for the After-School All-Stars program.

LA man arrested in shooting-for-retweets threat

Dakkari Dijon McAnuff was booked on suspicion of making criminal threats after he threatened to shoot a random pedestrian if his tweet was retweeted 100 times.

Weekend Traffic: 405 Freeway closing nightly in West LA

Caltrans will also remove large and unstable rocks on the hills surrounding the 74 Freeway, which will be closed over the weekend as a result.

Is California safer 3 years after San Bruno explosion?

The recent gas explosion tragedy in New York bears striking similarities to the San Bruno accident in 2010. Three years after, what has changed?

Replacement power plan for San Onofre nuclear plant approved

California regulators approved a plan Thursday to replace the electricity gap created by the permanent closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

Update: Fallen LAPD Officer Nicholas Lee remembered

Services were under way Thursday in honor of LAPD Officer Nicholas Lee. The 40-year-old veteran is the first officer to die in the line of duty since 2008.

Stockton juvenile offenders repay victims in unique program

Many teens in California's juvenile justice system are incarcerated for breaking the law. But one correctional facility in Stockton is also letting kids plan for their futures, and encouraging them to help their victims.

Compton Mayor Aja Brown looks to Brooklyn for inspiration

Recently Take Two host A Martinez visited Compton Mayor Aja Brown's office to talk to her about her time in office so far and her plans for the future.

Complicated relationship: Asian-Americans and affirmative action

A legislative proposal to reintroduce affirmative action to California's public universities has some elicited a range of reactions from Asian-American students.

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.