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30 Southern California museums are free on Sunday

The list of museums participating in the day span the region, from the Orange County to Santa Barbara, and many institutions large and small in between.

Santa Monica Airport will close forever in 2028

The city of Santa Monica and the federal government on Saturday said they reached a deal to close the airport, ending a lengthy battle over the site.

Judge halts Trump immigration order after detentions at airports like LAX

The federal court decision follows a petition filed by ACLU on behalf of people from seven predominantly Muslim nations detained at airports across the country, including LAX.

Lunar New Year celebrations ignite in Southern California

The Lunar New Year begins Saturday, and festivals marking the holiday will be held over the next several weeks throughout Southern California.

LA City Council approves purchase of final remnant of Taylor Yard

The purchase will allow the city to restore wetland and river habitats and create more than 1 mile of direct access to the L.A. River in Cypress Park.

Hail to the sun: LA weather to warm your cold, wet heart

Did part of the region experience hail last week? Yes. Is it now experiencing above average temperatures? Also yes.

The Brood: How to raise socially conscious kids

How to take children to protests and raise socially conscious kids. Take Two's Alex Cohen tackles the issue with moms from L.A.

Santa Ana winds blow through Southern California

Some of the strongest winds early Friday have been in the mountains of Los Angeles County where speeds have hit 67 mph. The National Weather Service says downed trees are likely in light of rains that have saturated soil this month.

2 hikers injured after reported avalanche on Mount Baldy

A sheriff's spokeswoman says one hiker had serious injuries. Rescuers plucked them from the mountain by helicopter Thursday afternoon.

After the storms, a push for faster pothole repair

Earlier this week, Blumenfield introduced a motion for the council to "instruct the Bureau of Street Services to report on the time and process for the repair of potholes and the funding that may be required to decrease the amount of time for such repairs."

Southern California sees freeze and frost conditions

The National Weather Service has issued a hard freeze warning until midmorning Thursday for the Santa Ynez and Cuyama valleys on the Central Coast and a freeze warning for coastal and interior valleys of Ventura County.

Metrolink designates new 'quiet zone' in Glendale

Trains along a stretch of track near Burbank that runs parallel to San Fernando Road will only need to blast their horns in the event of an emergency — such as a person or car on the tracks.

Shake, rattle, enroll: Earthquake retrofit grants for homeowners

Now in its fourth year, the Earthquake Brace and Bolt program gives eligible homeowners up to $3,000 toward the work, which usually costs an average of $5,000.

California ski resorts blanketed in record snowfall

Mammoth Mountain shattered its monthly snowfall record; Bear Mountain-Snow Summit had its largest January total and Mountain High had the most snow in five years.

How counting SoCal's homeless population works

Past census counts have revealed that, in many areas, the homeless population has steadily increased in the last several years.

California storms leave behind icy temperatures, slick roads

Motorists are urged to use caution Tuesday along the Tejon Pass, where interstate lanes are slick from a continued dusting of snow. Schools are closed for a second day in mountain communities east of Los Angeles because of deep snow.