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Pasadena courthouse mostly closed after fire; public being redirected

The Pasadena Courthouse was partly closed and operating on a "modified schedule" after a fire that ignited some hazardous materials early Monday morning.

Lowell Fire

Lowell Fire: 4 firefighters injured; evacuations in place

Four firefighters were burned Sunday — one seriously — while battling a wildfire that threatens 150 homes in the Sierra Nevada foothills.

APTOPIX California Storms

10 Freeway east of Coachella partially reopens after bridge damage

A 50 mile-stretch of the 10 Freeway interstate linking L.A. and Phoenix partially reopened Friday after flash flooding damaged several bridges last weekend.

Metro will investigate how to get Angels Flight running again

The decision was made not long after Richard Schave and his wife began a petition for its reopening. The petition gathered more than 1,700 signatures.

I-10 collapse: Bridge set to reopen 1 lane each way, reduced speed

The bridge is reopening Friday with just one lane in each direction using what was previously the westbound side of the bridge, due to the eastbound side's collapse.

Map: Where campers and RVs are homes in Los Angeles County

Homelessness is on the rise in Los Angeles County, up 12 percent in the last two years. And more and more homeless people are sleeping in vehicles, including RVs and campers. KPCC mapped the areas of L.A. County that are home to people living in those vehicles.

Local citizens talk with feds about VA campus changes

A team of VA officials from Washington DC is meeting with local community councils about their plans to revamp the West Los Angeles Veterans Campus.

Police arrest man with loaded gun in car outside Biden event

Police arrested a man after a gun was found under his passenger seat outside a North Hollywood venue hosting Vice President Joe Biden.

I-10 Freeway bridge to reopen following heavy rain collapse

Interstate 10 east of Coachella at the Tex Wash Bridge will reopen to traffic Friday at noon after a bridge collapse during heavy rain this past weekend.

Traffic advisory: What you need to know when Joe Biden comes to town

Vice President Joe Biden will be in town to talk about wages. Here are the streets and areas you need to avoid if you're traveling around L.A. on a tight schedule.

Update: Building fire in Carson contained

Businesses within a block of a burning commercial building in Carson were evacuated Tuesday morning. There were metal shavings burning, so they were letting the fire burn out.

Rockslide brings lane closure of PCH in Malibu

Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. John Lecrivain said one lane of the highway remains closed early Tuesday while state transportation workers assess the situation.

10 Freeway bridge collapse: Caltrans offers alternative routes

The closure will force motorists seeking to use I-10 to travel between California and Arizona to go hundreds of miles out of their way to Interstate 8 to the south or Interstate 40 to the north.

West Nile update: Heat and drought could boost infections

The California Public Health Department announced West Nile Virus activity has gone up across the state. But in Southern California, it’s a slightly different story.

LA storm: Thunderstorms possible through Monday

Areas of Southern California got a dose of much needed rain Saturday, along with a few claps of thunder and lightning. And it may not be over yet.

Southern California lightning puts firefighters, pilots and lifeguards on alert

Lightning forced beaches to close and knocked out power to thousands. A plane was struck at takeoff from LAX. Firefighters are keeping watch in the burn zone.