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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.

Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To The Public For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy

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.

Tolls are going up on the 91 freeway

If you use the toll lanes on the 91 freeway going into and out of Corona, it's about to get more expensive.

LA City Council approves $2M for immigrant defense fund

The council voted 11-1 Friday to contribute the money to the L.A. Justice Fund to cover legal services for immigrants fighting deportation.

6 things to do in SoCal this weekend

Take advantage of the long summer days with some of these all-day events, including not one but two music festivals. Let the day partying begin.

#SoCalSoCurious: What are your questions about the coast?

As we get deeper into the summer months, we want to be here to help answer your burning questions when it comes to our stretch of the California coastline.

Can stray animals be saved by this 14-foot tall robo-dog?

The new Annenberg PetSpace in Playa Vista is decked out with the latest tech, and represents the new wave in how shelters are trying to capture adopters' attentions.