The Erskine Fire, fueled by high winds, heat and rugged terrain, has grown to almost 20,000 acres and threatens about 1,500 homes in Kern County.Add your comments
Hedge-fund billionaire Steven A. Cohen cut a check for $275 million to open a nationwide network of free mental health care clinics for military veterans.
Southern California is no stranger to earthquakes or wildfires, the latest of which has already burned dozens of homes in Kern County. These events can be scary for young kids, and tough for parents to explain.
You'll be able to see as far out as 34 miles as well as to the ground below.
If passed by the city council, a resident's primary residence could be used as a short-term rental for a maximum of 180 days per year.
The Metro measure next goes to the L.A. County supervisors, who also serve on the Metro board. If approved by the supervisors as expected, the measure would be placed on the November general election ballot with a two-thirds approval required for passage.
You can blame a crow that came into contact with a 34,500 volt circuit breaker.
The Supreme Court decision blocks the Obama administration plan to extend temporary legal status to qualified immigrants and sends the case back to a Texas judge.
Some Duarte residents were being allowed to return to their homes Wednesday, but many evacuations remain in place. Firefighters face another day of strong winds.
Parking tickets in the city of Los Angeles are more expensive than Santa Monica or West Hollywood. But would lowering fines make scofflaws more likely to park illegally?
Before the Lakers and Dodgers ever moved here, Bud 'The Steamer' Furillo's was already writing about L.A. sports. His son, Andy, had a front row seat for all of it.
As planned, mandatory evacuation orders for many areas were reduced to warnings at 5 a.m., allowing residents to return. All orders are expected to be lifted by the weekend.
Unauthorized immigrants with American children say a favorable high court decision could protect them from deportation and provide work permits.
L.A.'s transit agency hopes voters will approve a sales tax increase dubbed the "Traffic Improvement Plan." But opinions differ on whether congestion would be eased.
Council members wrestled with whether to put a parcel tax or a bond in front of voters, as they look for steady funding for their homelessness strategy.
Liz Reilly lives in Fish Canyon and is a Duarte City Councilwoman. She left her house with her daughter and two dogs Monday afternoon.