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.

LAX accepts incoming flights again after heavy fog diverts some

Officials say incoming flights can land again at LAX after this morning's ground stop was lifted. LX is recommending travelers check their flight status with their airline.

Calif. rolls out eClaim service to speed returns for lost property

A new state website will help speed claims for lost property. The Controller's office has 18 million items that have gone unclaimed, including stocks, memorabilia and safe-deposit boxes.

LA County Interim Sheriff John Scott will not be a 'placeholder'

Scott pledged to address some of the problems that have led to recent scandals within one of the country's largest law enforcement agencies. He is expected to start on Thursday.

Super Bowl XLVIII: Best sports bars to watch the game in Southern California

Whether you're a Broncos or Seahawks fan, or only care about watching Bruno Mars' at halftime, here are the best places to catch The Super Bowl in Southern California.

OC Undersheriff John Scott replaces retiring LA County Sheriff Baca (Updated)

Scott retired from the LA County Sheriff's Department, where he rose through the ranks to run the jails. He pledges that the reforms that are underway to clean up the troubled department will continue.

Orange County to develop land next to Irvine's Great Park

Orange County Supervisors Tuesday approved a deal to develop 100 acres of land on the former El Toro Marine airbase in Irvine adjacent to the Great Park.

Super Bowl XLVIII: LA sports bars face off over Seahawks and Broncos

The Seattle and Broncos will be facing off in Super Bowl XLVIII this weekend. Here in Southern California, there will also be a contest of two rival sports bars.

Neighborhoods: Touring South LA's Manchester Square

Young South L.A. resident, Skylar Endsley Myers, takes us on a tour of her neighborhood, where big-city grit and good food give her a sense of home.

Pasadena tables pit bull ordinance

More than 60 people submitted cards to speak at Monday night's city council meeting, many of them opposed to proposed ordinance to require pit bulls and mixes to be spayed or neutered.

Beach bonfire bill blazes through Calif. Assembly

Bill intends to preserve the 'iconic" bonfires on Los Angeles and Orange County beaches. The issue now goes to the state senate.

Grandmother dies days after accident in Highland Park

A woman died Sunday after being struck, along with four family members, in Highland Park Friday. Her granddaughter remains in critical condition.

Grand Canyon may be older (and younger) than you think

About 6 million years ago, a new mineral analysis suggests, a mighty river zigzagging across the Colorado plateau may have found its way into older gorges, greatly enlarging them to create the West's most spectacular canyon. Still, some geologists aren't sold.

Wrongful death claim filed against LA for Venice Boardwalk crash

Gruppioni's parents and widower accuse the City of Los Angeles of failing to address a hazardous condition on the boardwalk that contributed to her death. Read the full claim here.

Update: Court rules against disgraced ex-journalist Stephen Glass

Glass made up all or parts of 42 magazine articles published in the New Republic, Rolling Stone and other publications in the '90s. His application for a law license had been pending for six years.

Historic theaters open to bring back LA's Broadway

Hundreds of people toured downtown LA's Broadway theater district on Saturday as part of a daylong event to open historic theaters to the public and highlight the area's resurgence.