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LGBT youths are calling this LA-based crisis hotline. And they're afraid of Trump.

In the week after the election, The Trevor Project heard from a record number of LGBT youths worried about how Trump's administration will affect them.

Epic layover at LAX? Here are some ways to pass the time

Watching a movie on your laptop or hitting the airport shopping scene is a solid way to kill time during a typical layover at LAX, but what if that layover spans most of the day? From examining art to putting in a round of golf, there are more than a few ways to keep yourself occupied.

Big rig crashes onto tracks, blocking LA Metro line

A big rig crash on Interstate 210 in Pasadena has blocked the Metro Gold Line. Removal of the truck and repair of the rail line could take much of the day.

The 4 most common causes of holiday house fires

If you're hosting a holiday get-together this year, keep your festivities fire free by avoiding these common house hazards.

Santa Monica's new bike counter displays cycling traffic

The beach city joins the ranks of bike-friendly hubs like Copenhagen and Portland in measuring bike traffic as planners seek to reduce car traffic.

Heavy rain expected heading into holiday weekend

A front from the Gulf of Alaska will bring up to 2 inches of rain to parts of L.A. County starting Friday night, meteorologists say.

How to navigate LAX during the rainy holiday rush

Airport officials say this is turning out to be a record holiday travel season, with the worst yet to come. Here are some tips on getting to and from LAX with a little less stress.

LA secures more than $100 million to combat homelessness

Permanent supportive housing projects just got a big helping hand, with federal funding for county and city organizations aimed at ending homelessness.

Anaheim’s new city council steps out of Disney's shadow

Anaheim’s new city council signaled its intention to make a sharp break with its Disney-friendly past during its first, full-agenda meeting on Tuesday.

Flights delayed at LAX over unattended bags

Passengers are being warned of delays out of Los Angeles International Airport after incidents involving bags at three different terminals.

Electric car-sharing zooms into low-income LA neighborhoods

Areas like Westlake and MacArthur Park will get up to 100 electric cars as part of an effort to reduce pollution and increase mobility in low-income communities.

$3M for immigrants' legal defense approved by LA County

The Los Angeles Board of Supervisors fund efforts to help immigrants living in the U.S. without legal status as President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office.

Drivers cautioned as winds sweep through Southern California

The National Weather Service has issued wind advisories for swaths of Ventura and Los Angeles counties. A gust of 74 mph was recorded on Santa Catalina Island.

New year brings changes to LA sales tax

A KPCC listener asks: when will Los Angeles County residents see the new sales taxes? The answer: it depends on where you live.

Want your package to arrive by Christmas? Here's when to send it

Time is running out, so here are the dates the U.S. Postal Service needs your packages to be postmarked to end up under your recipient's tree.

Winds sweep through Southern California during cold snap

The National Weather Service has issued wind warnings and advisories for swaths of Ventura, Los Angeles and Orange counties.