​Ex-Palm Springs mayor, developers charged in corruption case

Stephen Philip Pougnet, who was mayor from 2012 to 2014, allegedly took $375,000 in bribes from developers, prosecutors said.

New Hollywood bar Girl at the White Horse says 'drink at home'

"What we wanted to do was make it as simplified as possible. You can call your spirit and we’ll probably have one mixer with it. Almost the way you’d come home from work and just pour something."

How a child abuse hotline is landing black kids in foster care

One in three black kids are reported to LA's Department of Child and Family Services' child protection hotline before the age of five. Take Two examines why with investigative reporter, Garrett Therolf.

LA Mayor Bowron's role in the Japanese American internment

On the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, LA City Archivist Michael Holland tells us the story of Mayor Fletcher Bowron's support for the criminal mistreatment of his city's Japanese-American citizens.

LA-bound Armenian Christians held up in travel ban's wake

A group of Armenian Christian refugees are awaiting their fate in Iran after they got caught in the backwash of President Donald Trump's travel ban.

​Starbucks to test coffee and ice cream concoction

Starbucks will offer "affogados" at 100 stores in Orange County. The priciest version is a 12-ounce option that costs $6.45 and mixes cold brew coffee with ice cream.

Oscars 2017: Major Hollywood street closures

On Sunday, Feb. 26, most streets around The Dolby Theatre in Hollywood will become impenetrable to prepare for the Oscars. We've mapped out major closures, so plan accordingly.

Massive end-of-week storm coming to SoCal

Thursday night will witness some rainfall, but Friday is expected to bring the heaviest load, with possibly an inch of rain per hour during the storm's peak, according to NWS. The coasts and valleys will get between 2 to 4 inches of rainfall, while the foothills could get 6 to 8 inches.

2 lawsuits aim to halt homeless evictions in Orange County

Two lawsuits have been filed in the last week to try and stop evictions of homeless people from encampments along the Santa Ana River in Orange County.

Refugees of different faiths seek LA Armenian church help

Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church is not only a sanctuary for Armenians in Los Angeles, but also Syrian refugees who are Christians and Muslims escaping war.

Jousting for curb space in suburban Orange County

As curb space in Orange County becomes scarcer, cities like Anaheim are facing high demand for residential permit parking that pits homeowners against renters.

Injuries, damage after Disneyland parking fire

The damage tally financially for the fire is $180,000, with eight vehicles hit with extensive damage and another "one to three" vehicles suffering minor damage, police said. The parking structure was evacuated for about three hours while smoke was cleared from the structure.

Camp seeks to connect children with Greek Orthodox culture

While younger campers learn basics like the Ten Commandments, high school students discuss morality issues and how faith fits into the modern world.

'The system is broken.' California, immigration and President Trump's policies

With fast-moving news around U.S. immigration policy, Take Two's A Martinez sat down with a panel of guests to discuss what all of this means for California.

San Bernardino officer shot in the head returns home

It's been more than two years since Officer Gabriel Garcia and his rookie partner stopped to check out a group of people on a dead-end street late one night in August 2014. One of the people fired a gun, striking Garcia on the left side of his head.

The road to road repairs once again leads to California legislators

After a stalemate lasting a year and a half, the California Legislature will again take on proposals to fund a $136-billion backlog in needed road repairs.