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Crime's rise in DTLA has residents, businesses worried

Between 2014 and 2016, violent and property crimes in DTLA increased by over a third. That has stakeholders in the neighborhood worried about its future.

Manzanita Fire: Acreage rises, but so does containment

Roughly 600 firefighters are on the scene along with two dozen dozers and water tenders. Fire crews are expecting winds to pick up Wednesday afternoon, while temperatures are predicted to hit the low 90s.

Mart Fire: Evacuation orders lifted, Highway 330 reopened

The fire has burned 902 acres with 15 percent containment since breaking out Tuesday afternoon. A red flag warning remains in effect for the area.

Who is affected and who isn't by revised travel ban

Under a court order, those from six countries with valid visas and ties with a person or entity here should be clear to enter the U.S. The key word is "should."

LA traffic safety program raising concerns over policing

Vision Zero, the city initiative to cut traffic deaths, calls for steps like increased traffic enforcement, raising red flags in low-income neighborhoods of color.

Mart Fire: Mandatory evacuations issued for San Bernardino County blaze

Firefighters battled a wildland fire named the Mart Fire on Tuesday near the cities of Highland and San Bernardino, which has burned hundreds of acres.

LA is like NYC? Fuggedaboutit!

Nylon magazine created a guide of L.A. neighborhoods based on NYC neighborhoods, but some of the comparisons missed the mark.

Manzanita Fire in Riverside County reaches 5,800 acres

So far, crews are reporting that it's 20 percent contained. The fire caused the closure of Highway 79, but fire authorities are reporting that the highway's southbound lanes are open along with one northbound lane.

The new Wilshire Grand is tall. So what?

It's the tallest building on the West Coast IF you count the 300-foot spire on top. But in architecture, does size even matter?

Manzanita Fire in Riverside County 'burning at a critical rate'

The fire quickly grew to over 1,000 acres with zero containment, according to Cal Fire Riverside. The flames are chewing across rugged terrain and State Route 79 is closed in the area.

How the travel ban might play out in Los Angeles

In reinstating a partial travel ban, the Supreme Court said those who lack established ties to a person, workplace, or other U.S. entity could be temporarily barred.

Placerita Fire in Santa Clarita now 50 percent contained

All lanes of State Route 14 had been closed as crew fought the fast-moving wildfire that was sparked when a car crashed in southbound lanes of the freeway.

Placerita Fire burns in Santa Clarita Valley

A fast-moving brush fire erupted Sunday afternoon near Placerita Canyon. Mandatory evacuations were ordered and the 14 freeway was temporarily closed in both directions.

Muslims around the world celebrate end of Ramadan

Like millions of people around the world, Muslims in Southern California are celebrating the end of Ramadan, and they're doing it amid heightened security measures after recent incidents of violence.

Surf summit teaches kids to ride the waves

At the Malibu event, underprivileged and homeless youth can take surfing lessons and learn more about the ocean.

There's an underwater robot battle happening in Long Beach

Long Beach City College is hosting an underwater robotics competition — but it's not all fun and games.