As we approach the end of the year, AirTalk wants your help in deciding who you think is the most influential Californian of the Year.
Utility officials say winds may be to blame for a power outage northwest of Los Angeles. Crews expect to restore power by 11 p.m.
Avoid drinking and driving during Christmas and New Year's Eve by getting a ride with public transit or a car service. See our list of holiday fares and schedules.
Put on your shopping face and head out to one of these local stores open on Christmas Eve for your last-minute gifts.
LA's plastic-bag ban starts Jan. 1 in large grocery stores such as Ralph's and Von's and will expand to include smaller stores July 1.
Every year, millions of children write letters to Santa. When he can't get to everything on a kid's wish list, Santa sometimes forwards the requests to helpers at the US Post Office.
For 20 years, Skip Matthews has spent many a December day urging people to mail holiday cards. "How simple is that? To let your mom know you’re still alive?" he says.
A judge ordered the hospital to keep 13-year-old Jahi McMath, who has been declared brain dead after a tonsillectomy, on life support for another week.
The company that operates a tour bus that crashed Monday morning on its way back from a casino, injuring 13, had raised safety concerns at the CHP. Drivers for the company were pulled over for inspections 17 times over the past two years.
Look up commercial bus companies legally operating in California, beginning with those on the so-called "watch list," which are noted by the "further monitoring" designation, and whether the DOT has issued a "violation", an "alert", or both.
The search began after four men did not return from a ride from Mount Wilson in Angeles National Forest to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Windsor Turnout in Pasadena.
The 260-acre track that hosted Seabiscuit and the first Breeders' Cup in 1984 will be turned into a housing and retail development starting next year.
Dzung was known for his show on Radio Bolsa. The show reaches the Vietnamese community around the world. Dzung was born in 1958 in Saigon.
Clara Gantt held out hope for a happy ending for six decades. On Friday, her hope faded, but she received closure, when the remains of her husband were flown back home.
Kenneth Schechter, a Korean War pilot who landed his plane while blinded from a wound, has died. He was 83. He died in Fairfield, California.
It will be some time before inspectors know if factors other than weather contributed to two crashes this week, one of which took the life of a Van Nuys woman.