Strong winds bring fire danger to Southern California

Northerly winds whipped up late Wednesday, buffeting parts of Los Angeles County with gusts topping 50 mph.

#UberKITTENS delivery! You can Uber yourself cats today

Today is National Cat Day, and for the first time in Los Angeles Uber will let you get cats right to your door.

Locking up bikes to get easier in Westwood, along major city streets

The Los Angeles City Council approved a pilot program that allows bicyclists around UCLA and elsewhere to lock their bikes to parking meters with special hitches.

National Cat Day: How to get cats Ubered to your office

For National Cat Day, Uber cars will transport kittens across Los Angeles and Orange counties for cuddly play dates.

KPCC's Earthquake Tracker

Search for recent earthquakes in California.

Union Station to get bike, pedestrian improvements with state grant

The iconic station in downtown Los Angeles will get a makeover of its front entrance, with bike facilities, broader sidewalks and pedestrian crossings all part of the plan.

High tides, storm swell to affect Southern California coast

The National Weather Service says high tides well over 6 feet are expected from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo counties at midmorning Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

One of SoCal's tallest waterfalls partially closed for a year

Between five and 10 acres of San Bernardino National Forest's Upper Big Falls will remain closed as officials look for ways to reduce the number of injuries and rescues.

Helicopter operators, noise reduction advocates discuss FAA petitions for stricter noise regulations

How much is too much when it comes to helicopter noise in L.A.?

LA can now audit public-funded DWP trusts, court rules

Union leaders have battled to keep expenditures, which have totaled more than $40 million thus far, from being made public for more than two years.

The Key Master: Meet LADWP's keeper of 11,000 keys

Her small corner of the LADWP’s downtown office is lined with filing cabinets. Each drawer is packed with hundreds of coded keys for people's homes.

Foothill Gold Line extension to Azusa to open in March

Six new stations will be added to the Gold Line extension from Pasadena to Azusa. An express bus from North Hollywood to Pasadena will connect the Red and Orange lines to the Gold Line.

Dodgers and Mattingly part ways in mutual agreement

Mattingly said Thursday in a statement distributed by the team that it's "the right time and right move for both parties."

Giraffe born at Los Angeles Zoo

The unnamed 130-pound baby stands just under 6 feet tall and is the firstborn of 4-year-old mother Zainabu.

Drought: Coachella Valley Water District rebates available online

Customers in Riverside County can now apply online to offset their costs for things like turf conversion, water-efficient sprinklers and smart irrigation controllers.

Highway 58 reopened following mudslide

California State Route 58 reopened Wednesday night after last week's storm caused a mud flow that trapped over 100 vehicles.