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Los Angeles officials warn of immigration consultant scams

The Trump administration’s stepped up immigration enforcement is ripe for fraud by notarios, those who charge to help immigrants avoid deportation, officials say.


LAX airlines swap terminals in 'monumental' move


Twenty-one airlines will swap terminals on May 12, 14 and 16, as the airport finalizes a reconfiguration that’s part of a long-term modernization plan.

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Anaheim to start inspecting residential motels


Motels in Anaheim that serve as long-term homes for low-income people will soon be subject to inspections to ensure safe, sanitary living conditions.

Fear of deportation is driving immigrants to seek legal advice

More and more families are filling up the waiting rooms of free legal clinics like the one hosted by El Rescate in L.A.

​Bridge closure leaves Big Sur community reeling

Heavy rains this winter damaged the span on iconic Highway 1 beyond repair, splitting the touristy Big Sur area in two and stranding more than 400 residents on one side

ICE lists LA authorities among those releasing immigrants

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued a list of local jails that it says rejected requests to hold unauthorized immigrants for deportation.

Minority veterans need help with VA services

They're a growing part of the vet community, yet minorities are less aware of VA services and face a higher risk of homelessness and chronic diseases, a report says.

Fearing deportation, Orange County immigrants sign POAs

Many immigrants in Orange County are preparing for potential detention or deportation by designating others to care for their children and handle their assets.

Wyclef Jean detained, then released in West Hollywood

Deputies were investigating an armed robbery at a gas station near Sunset Boulevard and Hilldale Avenue, according to authorities.

Garcetti joins other leaders in calling for road repairs

The state faces a $130 billion backlog for road repairs, but lawmakers have been unable to agree on how to pay for fixes. Are conditions finally right?

Final vote count throws LA council incumbent into runoff

City Councilman Gil Cedillo will face challenger Joe Bray-Ali in a May 16 runoff after the incumbent failed to win a majority of the votes to win outright.

Bugs on the rise due to rain

Officials are warning that this year might bring a record number of mosquitos and nuisance insects to the region.

Orange County wildflowers burst into spring

Take a prolonged drought, add some wildfires, then pour on abundant rain. That is the magic potion for a fabulous display of wildflowers in Southern California.

With immigration crackdown, some go into hiding

As the Trump administration steps up immigration enforcement, many unauthorized immigrants are laying low. Meantime, churches create sanctuaries — just in case.

LA LGBT Center breaks ground on multigenerational campus

“Building this transformational campus is going to change and save thousands of LGBT youth and seniors over the years,” said Lorri Jean CEO for the Los Angeles LGBT Center.

Kenyans sweep top spots at LA Marathon

Elisha Barno was the men’s winner of the Los Angeles Marathon today, while Hellen Jepkurgat was the women’s winner. Barno completed the race in 2:11:51 while Jepkurgat finished in 2:34:23