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101 Freeway near downtown LA to close for bridge demolition

Part of the 101 Freeway is going to be closing for 40 hours to allow for the demolition of part of the Sixth Street Viaduct, starting Friday at 10 p.m.

Michelle King joins Kingdom Day Parade honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

The 31st Annual Kingdom Day Parade gets underway this Monday in South L.A. Newly-appointed LAUSD Superintendent Michelle King will march with the all-city honor band.

Health officials acknowledge delay in comprehending scope of gas leak

The Los Angeles County Public Health Department says it wasn't until a large number of people reported ailments that more serious steps needed to be taken

Inside Roy Choi's LocoL, a new fast food restaurant in Watts

On the menu are $2 stuffed tacos called "foldies," $6 messy chili bowls and $4 turkey "burgers."

Yosemite Park landmarks get new names amid trademark tussle

Among other changes, the Ahwahnee, a luxurious stone and timber hotel with stunning views of the park's fabled granite peaks, will be called the Majestic Yosemite Hotel, at least temporarily.

High surf expected this weekend

South of Point Conception, surf may build to 15 feet or higher near Ventura Harbor and exposed beaches of Los Angeles County.

Free weekend? 8 events to celebrate David Bowie

This weekend, we eat, drink and dance in David Bowie's honor. Here's everything you need to know.

UCLA's veteran care program gets a boost

Operation Mend has been providing specialty care from facial reconstruction to mental health support for veterans free of charge since 2007.

Uber pays $7.6 million fine to avoid suspension in California

California is penalizing the popular ride-hailing service for failing to provide documentation on rides and passengers in 2014. Uber will pay and appeal the fine.

Los Angeles weighs in on homelessness in doubleheader meetings

Residents packed county and city meetings Wednesday. In L.A. leaders confronted a new report that estimates L.A. must spend $1.85 billion to address homelessness.

How to report LA potholes, file claim for car damage

El Niño is wreaking havoc on our already bumpy roads. Reports of potholes in Los Angeles doubled during last week's storms. Here's what to do if you drive into one.

Westboro Baptist anti-gay protesters face Redondo High counter-protest

Westboro Baptist Church was met by hundreds of counter-protesters Monday morning at Redondo Union High School, where they had planned an event "to warn the living."

Prosecutors won't charge Odom after Nevada brothel weekend

The sheriff's office had recommended a felony count of unlawful use of cocaine or being under the influence of a controlled substance after Lamar Odom was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel.

LA football hopefuls hold breath as NFL owners meet to decide Rams’, Chargers’, Raiders’ fate

We could have an answer to the question of whether Los Angeles will be home to an NFL team next year as early as this week.

What are the 'HESCO' barriers used to shore up the LA River?

You may not know what a HESCO barrier is, but they are frequently used to prevent flooding. They are made of steel wire and a special UV-resistant fabric.

City, county of Los Angeles plan joint attacks on homelessness

Los Angeles and L.A. County are each holding a meeting Wednesday, inviting the public to weigh in on their respective plans to end homelessness.