A phenomenon called a standing mountain wave occurred Sunday night, allowing high-speed winds from the mid-levels of the atmosphere to reach the surface.
Fish and Wildlife officials say they darted and released a mountain lion that ventured into a mobile home park in Ventura County Friday night.
Some 2,500 veterans, about one-fifth of them women, were expected to seek help and services at the weekend Stand Down event at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
He flew nearly 150 missions and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, but after the war, Steward returned home and was denied a mortgage because of his skin color.
It's holiday crunch time, and in a out-of-the-way workshop a merry craftspeople are hard at work stitching journals and stamping the covers of holiday cards for the busiest season on record.
I've had terrible luck in the ocean. Every time I try, a wave wipes me out and I feel like I'm drowning. More than one person has told me, "But that's the FUN part!"
Among his accomplishments, Schulweis was an innovator who addressed poverty in the U.S., worked to raise awareness of genocide in Africa and welcomed gay and lesbian Jews into the synagogue.
Some are skeptical about who will receive the benefit of changes in U.S.-Cuba relations. Others welcome the ability to send money home or, yes, bring home some Cuban cigars.
A torrent of mud and rocks covered part of State Route 91 in Orange County and forced the closure of all eastbound lanes for hours early Wednesday morning.
Torrents of rain have been falling on a section of Los Angeles County, flooding streets and leaving several cars stranded.
The first storm in a one-two punch of much-needed moisture arrived Tuesday in Southern California, bringing light rain to the area.
The collision reportedly happened on Fremont Avenue and Poplar Boulevard, where families had gathered to look at Christmas decorations.
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies are investigating the discovery of a human skull found in the Los Angeles River.
The Los Angeles Lakers star passed Michael Jordan for third on the NBA's career scoring list Sunday night.
The coming showers won't likely be as destructive as those that prompted evacuations and toppled trees in SoCal last week, but they'll last until at least Thursday.
Every year since 1896, Los Angeles County has buried the cremated remains of people who die in the region, but whose bodies are never claimed. This year, the county buried the remains of 1,489 people.