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Man sneaks onto jet at Van Nuys Airport, smokes cigarette

Police say a mentally ill homeless man sneaked through a vehicle entrance and boarded an executive jet.

Labor Day 2016: Travel tips, what to do in LA and more

If you're lucky enough to get to rest from your labor a little more with a long weekend, we've got everything you need to know about traveling, staying in town and much more.

Where to find a public pool that's still open in LA

Angelenos won't have to settle with a quick shower to cool down — public pools across the city and county are still open for them to enjoy.

Lowest Labor Day gas prices in years benefits drivers, not roads

Gas prices haven't been this low on Labor Day since Facebook was born. But the win for consumers means less funds for road repairs.

Los Angeles Eco-Village aims for growth with new building

There's a city block in Koreatown that's unlike any other part of Los Angeles.

LA Archdiocese to honor Mother Teresa's canonization with special Mass, chapel

Archbishop José Gomez will celebrate a special Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angeles on Sunday afternoon, before dedicating a chapel in honor of the nun who won a Nobel Peace Prize for her work with the poor.

The California Incline as a cultural landmark

The California Incline has been closed for construction for almost a year and a half.

Santa Monica's rebuilt California Incline opens

The steep road that connects the Santa Monica Palisades to Pacific Coast Highway has seismic improvements, a new bike path and a wider walking path. After a day-long celebration, it opens to cars at 5 p.m. Thursday.

How Syrian refugees in Southern California are settling in

More than 1,000 Syrian refugees have been resettled in California since last October when the U.S. began accepting migrants fleeing the war in their homeland.

8 things we learned from Metro's innovation chief

Joshua Schank is the Chief Innovation Officer for Metro's Office of Extraordinary Innovation. That's a lot of innovating for one human. What does he actually do?

Happy birthday to the 'Angels of LA's freeways'. Here's how they help

Ever find yourself with a flat tire on the freeway? For 25 years the Freeway Service Patrol has been helping Angelenos get out of risky situations while keeping the freeways flowing. Here's how they can help you.

Car-train collision in Pasadena leads to delays on Gold Line

A Gold Line train struck a car in Pasadena Wednesday morning. The accident has been cleared, but commuters were warned to expect delays.

Indian-Americans clash with 'Horsetown' over proposed center

The city of Norco markets itself as "Horsetown USA," carefully cultivating a Western theme. Now it's clashing with Indian-Americans who want to build a Hindu cultural center that residents say doesn't fit.

LA sheriff: Don't arrest homeless, get them into services

Under a new county policy, homeless people who commit low-level crimes will be directed to shelters and mental health services. Arrests will be a last resort.

West Hollywood bike-share launches, UCLA system coming next

Los Angeles County now has five bike-share systems and another is on the way. But compatibility is an issue with differing types of bikes in different cities.

How could the Navy help LA deal with a natural disaster?

In L.A.'s first-ever "Fleet Week," the Navy isn't just bringing warships for public tours. It's also offering to help Los Angeles in case of a big natural disaster.