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Riverside offers animal rescue training for volunteers who work wildfires, disasters

The Riverside Emergency Animal Rescue System wants to enroll more volunteers and will host a training session on Jan. 11.

Farewell Hollywood Park: A look back at the historic track in archival photos

Hollywood Park opened in 1938, catering to the rich, the beautiful and the famous. And this Sunday, this city landmark will close its doors after one last race.

Bay Area's steep housing costs spark return to communal living

With the cost of rent skyrocketing in the Bay Area, more young professionals are turning to communal, or "co-living" methods to stay afloat.

LA gay couple to marry on Rose Parade's world stage

Danny LeClair and Aubrey Loots have always done things with panache, since the first time they laid eyes on each other on a dance floor fogged up with dry ice.

Amid fields of plenty, farmworker's wife struggles to feed family

Many can't afford to buy the fresh produce that grows all around them, and some areas that grow enormous amounts of produce are among the highest in food insecurity.

LAPD Chief Beck on deadly police pursuits, jaywalking crackdown and more

A dramatic police pursuit last Friday saw LA Sheriffs, California Highway Patrol and LA Police pursue a suspect in a speeding Corvette for nearly an hour.

Pfeiffer fire: Weather to help crews battling Big Sur blaze

Firefighters were expected to get some help Wednesday from the weather as they battle an unusual late fall wildfire that has destroyed more than a dozen homes.

Los Angeles's 'Carmageddon' bridge over I-405 opens

The Mulholland Bridge over the 405 Freeway reopened Wednesday morning. The two phase-demolition of the bridge was the cause behind the first "Carmageddon."

What it's like to live on low pay in a land of plenty

Silicon Valley employees at Apple, Google and Facebook are highly paid. Yet one-third of the households in the county don't earn enough for basic living expenses.

Winning Mega Millions tickets sold in California and Georgia

Two winning tickets for the Mega Millions lottery jackpot were sold to winners in California and Georgia Tuesday night. It's the second-largest jackpot in history.

Pfeiffer fire: Big Sur blaze burns 769 acres, 20 percent contained (updated)

At least 15 homes, including that of the Big Sur fire chief, have been destroyed in a wildfire burning Monday in the area of Big Sur, California, according to Cal Fire.

Multiple injuries in fire at California jail

At least one person suffered critical injuries after an oven caught fire and exploded around 11:40 a.m. Tuesday.

210 Freeway reopens following big rig crash

Authorities say nobody was hurt in a fiery big rig crash that shut down the westbound lanes of Los Angeles's 210 Freeway for about six hours.

Lawsuit threatens activists' plan for Japanese detention center

Developer Snowball West says it wants to commemorate Japanese detainees, but not under restrictions ordained by the city

Downtown Los Angeles on pace for driest calendar year ever

With little rain in the forecast, downtown L.A. is on pace for its driest calendar year on record. Only 3.49 inches of rain have fallen downtown so far in 2013.

Body found inside burning SUV on freeway

Los Angeles firefighters discovered a woman's body inside a burning 1996 Honda CRV near an on-ramp to the northbound 110 Freeway.