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Amgen bike tour hits SoCal this weekend; how to watch

The Amgen Bike Tour of California is scheduled to roll through the Inland Empire on Saturday before finishing in Pasadena Sunday. You can watch in person, or use the app to take the race with you.

More rain, snow for SoCal; Mammoth extends ski season (again)

A rare spring storm swept into the drought-stricken region on Friday, along with heavy winds, snow in the mountains and the possibility of hail and lightning.

Why LA is home to Iran's 'Rebel Music'

Iranian hip hop artist Erfan and 'Rebel Music: Iran' director Roxana Vilk talk about why L.A. is the hub of the Iranian music scene.

No safety instructions given in deadly California bus crash

The high school students who struggled to escape from a burning tour bus after a collision with a tractor-trailer last year never received the required safety instructions, court documents say.

#LARain: Storm system heads toward Southern California

The National Weather Service says up to a half-inch of rain could fall in and around downtown Los Angeles starting Thursday afternoon.

Saving lost souls on Skid Row with karaoke songs and coffee

Wednesday's Karaoke Night was a natural for Pastor Tony Stallworth, a minister with a booming voice. Weekly songfests bring joy and even change lives on Skid Row.

VA seeks landlords to help house vets in OC, Long Beach

Department of Veterans Affairs officials are reaching out to Orange County and Long Beach area landlords, asking them to rent apartments to vets.

Plane with 43 aboard makes emergency landing at LAX

Airport spokeswoman Katherine Alvarado says 43 people were aboard SkyWest Airlines Flight 5316 when the trouble was reported Monday morning.

LA Bike Week: Rides, blessings and a bike-in movie

Check out several events during Metro's Bike Week 2015, which kicks off Sunday, May 10.

LA wants new cell towers to work in big quakes

The council voted 11-0 to approve legislation requiring that towers not attached to buildings have the same seismic resistance as public safety facilities.

What's it like living by the Arroyo Seco?

If you’ve driven to Pasadena in the last year, you’ve probably seen them near the 110 Freeway: tents, tarps and camps along the banks of the Arroyo Seco.

Chilly spring storm brings snow, extended skiing at Mammoth

Forecasters said the cold and unstable air mass might linger in the region into Saturday with widely varying effects. Mammoth, meanwhile, announced it was pushing back its closing day.

Man on mission to build tiny houses for Los Angeles homeless

A video of Elvis Summers building an 8-foot-long wood house for a grandmother who's been living on the streets for a decade went viral.

Spring storm may bring rain, wind, cold to SoCal

An unseasonably cold storm diving southward through California is expected to bring some snow to the Sierra Nevada and showers, thunderstorms and winds elsewhere.

35-cent DASH fare? There's an app (and TAP) for that

Under a new proposal, riders using a TAP card or LADOT's app would pay 35 cents per ride instead of 50 cents. Seniors and disabled riders would pay 15 cents.

California controller to audit City of Industry

Former mayor David Perez has come under intense scrutiny in recent weeks over lucrative contracts he and his family held with the city over the past 20 years.