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Trucks move along the I-710 freeway

Chris Carlson

Another weekend closure for 710 Freeway

The northbound 710 Freeway between the Santa Ana and Pomona freeways will be closed from Friday night until Monday morning as a pavement replacement project continues.

Metro begins months of downtown LA intersection closures

The intersection of 2nd and Spring streets in downtown L.A. will be closed most of Saturday — and starting next week, the intersection will be closed all weekend for months.

Van Nuys rallies to replace stolen wheelchairs for kids

The chairs were worth $12,000. They had been specially fitted for the kids and were geared for rough terrain in places like Indonesia — and were intended for shipment that day.

Cold gusts up to 80 mph bring fire danger

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning through Saturday evening for the Los Angeles coastal plain and the eastern San Gabriel Valley.

Family of San Bernardino shooting victim speaks out against hate

Harry "Hal" Bowman's daughters and his ex-wife say his death has inspired them to "be brave" and speak out about the dangers of Islamophobia

Muslims still living with fallout of San Bernardino shooting

Hate crimes against Muslims have gone up since last year's shooting, as have suspicious stares and awkward conversations, some say.

Metro mulls new policing amid low, but serious crime record

After criticism of the L.A. transit agency's policing, Metro will resume discussion in February on contracts with Los Angeles and Long Beach police as well as with sheriff's deputies.

Cold temps force Antelope Valley's only winter shelter to open early

Even with more beds, the facility reached maximum capacity and was resorting to a lottery system, according to its executive director. "It's very frustrating," he said.

LA approves $1.4 billion sidewalk repair program

The 30-year program includes rebates for home and business owners to repair sidewalks in the first three years.

1 killed, 3 injured after car crashes into homeless encampment

One person was killed and three others injured after a vehicle veered off of the southbound 405 Freeway and landed on a homeless encampment Tuesday night.

Metro may drop fines for young fare evaders

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas points to statistics showing black and Latino youth are disproportionately ticketed, which can cause financial hardship and missed classes.

Downtown LA streetcar project passes another milestone

The L.A. City Council on Tuesday approved a proposed 3.8-mile loop and the environmental impact report for a new downtown streetcar system.

40 minimum wage protesters arrested at LA rally

Fast-food, home-care, child-care and other workers are expected to rally in cities across the state in support of the "Fight for $15" effort.

San Bernardino City Hall retrofit rattles residents

The city says the building won't stand up in a strong earthquake, but residents are suspicious at the high price tag that comes with retrofitting it.

What if ex-gang members could Photoshop away their tattoos?

For ex-gang members, tattoos tie them to a life they want to leave behind. Now, a new book project uses Photoshop to help the men and women re-imagine their future.

Los Angeles and the 111 places you must not miss

Stuck for places to visit in L.A.? A new book has 111 suggestions to take you off the beaten path.