Arroyo Seco clean up

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Arroyo Seco clean up to extend into next week


L.A. sanitation officials say they're working on a major clean-up effort along the dry Arroyo Seco riverbed in South Pasadena, where a number of homeless encampments have sprung up in recent years, some with their own kitchens and bathroom structures.

Encino fire kills 2 people, injures 6

An elderly mother and her son perished in the apartment fire that also injured a firefighter and five other people.

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New clues surface in '09 Station Fire arson deaths

LASD homicide detectives say calls have been coming in with possible clues on the five-year anniversary of the death of two firefighters.

USC backup RB Brown quits, coach Sarkisian refutes racism claims

Running back Anthony Brown has quit USC's football team, and coach Steve Sarkisian was stunned Thursday by Brown's apparent accusations of racism against him.

Los Angeles utility worker shocked by power line

Authorities say a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power employee is in critical condition after he was shocked by a 4,800-volt power line.

USC's Shaw admits to lying about injuries, rescuing nephew

USC's Josh Shaw has admitted lying to school officials about how he sprained his ankles, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.

Quiz: Which of the proposed 6 Californias should you live in?

Let's pretend venture capitalist Tim Draper's plan to split California into six states is approved. Why live in flashy West California versus techie Silicon Valley? Take our quiz to find where you belong.

Santa Monica ferris wheel, other landmarks, to light up for cancer telethon

The Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica Pier and more than a dozen landmarks across the U.S. and Canada will light up to promote next week's "Stand Up to Cancer" telethon.

Several Ranchos Palos Verdes beaches closed due to high surf

These spots are right next to the area where an 18-year old swimmer died last month after he got swept away by strong currents.

USC looking into Josh Shaw's heroic story of saving nephew

Coach Steve Sarkisian says the school is investigating defensive back Josh Shaw's story that he injured his ankles jumping off a balcony to save his nephew from drowning.

Napa earthquake updates: Drone aerial video of damage

A drone video taken Aug. 24 shows some of the damage from the 6.0 earthquake that struck Napa on Sunday. Check out our other updates from the quake zone.

Water main break floods Echo Park street, businesses

The flooding occurred when a 106-year-old 8-inch pipe burst just before 3 a.m. near the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Alvarado Street.

Oregon fire: Evacuation orders lifted, 60 percent containment

Crews are working to strengthen containment and control lines around a wildfire that chased people from about 200 homes near the California Gold Rush-era boomtown of Weaverville.

Rains, mud temporarily close Burning Man

Rare storms turned the Burning Man playa into a muddy mess Monday, and thousands of anticipating attendees were left out in the rain.

Padilla says state general funds for early warning system an option

Seeking general funds to pay for an earthquake early warning system is not out of the question, says State Senator Alex Padilla.

Emmys traffic jam: Which roads will close in Downtown LA

The 66th Emmy Awards at LA Live in Downtown Los Angeles Monday bring with them traffic and street and sidewalk closures. See a map and list of what closures to expect.