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Public weighs in on Metro's 2 potential Gold Line routes

The expansion will take one of two routes: along Washington Boulevard or State Route 60. Community meetings are being held this week, allowing the public to weigh in.

Former LA Councilman Bill Rosendahl dies

Bill Rosendahl, who served on the Los Angeles City Council from 2005 to 2013 and was the first openly gay man elected, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 70.

LGBT youth and seniors: A match made in housing heaven?

Hollywood will soon play home to the nation's first housing complex designed for LGBT seniors and youth, two populations that are vulnerable to homelessness.

The Styled Side: paying for some inner peace

New Age meditation is not new to Southern California, but the capitalist takeover of it by type-A types is.

Metro's sales tax hike would hit some areas harder

The sales tax would be 10.25 percent in some Los Angeles cities if the proposal is approved, matching the highest rate in the country.

Dust storm blamed for multi-vehicle crash in Lucerne Valley

A stretch of Highway 18 in Lucerne Valley was being cleared after a dust storm caused a pileup resulting in three people being hospitalized, one with critical injuries.

Malibu celebrates 25th birthday with show of surfboards

Malibu has long been a famous spot on the California coastline, but as a city it's just 25 years old. The city celebrates it's quarter-century anniversary Monday.

High winds accompany cooling trend in Southern California

The National Weather Service said Monday that the winds, accompanied by light rain in some areas, will be felt through Tuesday morning in mountains, valleys and desert areas.

Small 3.1 magnitude earthquake shakes Huntington Beach area

The USGS says the quake was centered in the San Pedro Channel, about 3 miles west of Huntington Beach, with a depth of about 8 miles.

Mission to serve up Easter brunch and entertainment for homeless guests

For more than 15 years the Midnight Mission has been serving the meal, which this year is expected to feed more than 2,500 people.

Young Mexican-American athletes compete in the 'Mex Games'

The games are organized by the Mexican government as a way of drawing out star Mexican-American athletes. Some could go all the way to the Olympics.

Federal bill would throw $13 billion at ending homelessness

What would it cost to end homelessness in the United States? A California congresswoman says $13.27 billion—and has introduced a bill putting that amount towards housing.

Hop on over to the LA Zoo to meet bunnies this weekend

Instead of giving a high-maintenance bunny to a child this Easter, you can visit and learn about them during the Big Bunny's Spring Fling event.

The Cat Art Show creator wants to make SXSW for cats

Susan Michals want to merge Cat Art Show, CatConLA and CatVideoFest into one mega-event by 2017.

Man dies after being hit by Metrolink train in Santa Clarita

The man was struck by a southbound commuter train at about 7:40 a.m. at the Ruether Avenue crossing near the intersection with Soledad Canyon Road. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Los Angeles coroner rules skyscraper plunge a suicide

The 36-year-old Palmdale man's father earlier said his son struggled with depression and had been prescribed medication.