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Weekend Traffic: Transportation agencies closing lanes, ramps

Connectors like the 91 West to 71 North will be closed. The 215 between San Bernardino and Riverside will see full closures next week. Read on to plan ahead.

Census: LA County surpassed 10M residents in 2013

New census data confirm that Los Angeles County is now the nation's most populous. The population of the state also grew from 2012 to 2013.

LA immigration activists press Obama to stop deportations

More than 150 immigration activists marched through downtown Los Angeles Wednesday to pressure President Obama to stop the record pace of deportations under his administration.

Wind advisory in effect in SoCal, light showers expected

The National Weather Service is also reporting a 30 to 50 percent chance of rain Wednesday in Los Angeles with temps dropping to 55 at night.

Groups seek answers on San Onofre nuclear waste

A community engagement panel created by Southern California Edison met for the first time Tuesday to address San Onofre waste storage concerns.

Judge rules LA controller can audit DWP institutes

Attorneys for the DWP union had argued the non-profit training institutes, which have received more than $40 million in taxpayer funds, were exempt from public scrutiny.

Occupational therapist John Hwang hangs with the homeless (photos)

John Hwang works as an occupational therapist by day, but visits homeless on Skid Row at night. He spends time with them and shares their stories on Facebook.

Los Angeles drops appeal in homeless property suit

The decision by City Attorney Mike Feuer ends a long-running legal battle between the city and activists for the homeless over storage of homeless people's personal effects, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Pasadena power outage leaves city in the dark

A "pretty large" power outage left city streets and homes in the dark in Pasadena Monday night.

USC law students behind release of woman convicted of murder

Local law students are behind the early release of Mary Virginia Jones, a 74-year-old woman convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison in 1982.

42k honey spill shuts 605; what's your worst pun?

Upon hearing the news of the sticky situation, folks on Twitter let the jokes spill. What's your worst honey pun?

Investigation opens in Anaheim fatal officer-involved shooting

Three Anaheim officers have been assigned to desk duty pending the outcome of the investigation. A police dog wounded in the incident is recovering.

3 lanes open after honey spill shuts 605

Drivers on the northbound 605 freeway found themselves stuck after an overturned big rig spilled 42,000 lbs of honey and diesel onto the asphalt.

Magnitude 2.7 quake shakes Los Alamitos

Several people in Long Beach reported feeing the quake on Twitter. Did you feel it?

Shrine carnival won't feature performing animals

For the first time in 88 years, the annual festival hosted by the Shriners in LA is being billed as a carnival, not a circus, and won't feature performing animals.

Medfly infestation found near USC campus

Officials have quarantined an 88-square mile area of central Los Angeles. They are releasing 250,000 flies per mile every week until the infestation is over.