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Crenshaw Line shows transit cuts two ways in housing crisis

Neighborhoods around the Crenshaw district are preparing for a new rail line connecting the city to LAX in 2019, but rising values can price out residents.

2-year-old girl hit by tree limb in critical condition

The girl left the site of the fallen tree — the Linda Vista Children's Center in Pasadena — in critical condition shortly after noon.

Reconciling California's (very) racist history

There are 109 federally recognized American Indian nations in California, one expert says. Several suffered at the hands of the state's earliest settlers.

Map: How much of your income goes to rent?

For years, financial planners used that 30 percent threshold as a rule of thumb for renters: no more than 30 percent of your gross income should go to rent. But for many these days, with rents higher than they've ever been in Southern California, the 30 percent rule is a distant fantasy, and Southern Californian renters are having to adapt.

No portable toilets for OC homeless camp

Anaheim's city council decided not to grant advocates for the homeless a license to put three portable toilets on city-owned land near Angel Stadium.

Anxiety grows as uncertainty clouds future of DACA

The future of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is up in the air now that President Trump is under increasing pressure to end the Obama-era program.

7 examined after white powder sent to Riverside sheriff's office

Seven people were taken to the hospital after an unknown white powder was found with a letter. The substance was later determined to be unbleached cooking flour.

All flights between LAX and Houston cancelled

As of this morning 20 LAX-bound flights were cancelled, along with 18 flights to Houston.

SoCal prepares for arrival of triple-digit temperatures

An excessive heat warning is in effect for the valleys, mountains and both coastal and inland Orange counties. The heat wave is expected to peak Monday but temps could stay above the century mark through the week.

OC's elite disaster response team helps with Hurricane Harvey

The members of Task Force 5 are like the Navy Seals of the fire service. They've responded to disasters around the country and even the world.

Boyle Heights' newest mural was painted by a 15-year-old

Isabel Peinado's mural "Empowerment" pays tribute to inspirational women throughout history.

Port of LA tightens security after car chase & death

After a man blazed through a checkpoint, climbed on top of a crane and fell to his death, officials have instituted new security measures.

On the Justice Bus the next stop is citizenship

Some top L.A. attorneys take a day to help immigrants navigate the complicated path to citizenship.

Angels Flight will take off once again

After a four-year closure, Angelenos will once again be able to ride downtown L.A.'s iconic, century-old railway.

For homeless, libraries offer more than just heat relief

Libraries like Pasadena's expect a spike in the number of homeless visiting their facilities during the heat wave this weekend.

Heat wave making its way to Southern California

On Sunday, downtown Los Angeles will be in the 90s. Santa Clarita and the Valleys will reach triple digit temperatures. Some cities in the Inland Empire will be as hot as 108 degrees. Even coastal areas will warm significantly.