An unforeseen rise in the city's homeless population this year means Mayor Eric Garcetti's pledge to end homelessness among military vets by 2016 will fall short.
One person was reportedly hurt in what firefighters suspect was an electrical explosion in the Wilmington area of south Los Angeles.
Elinor Dempsey says she was surfing at Morro Strand Beach off the Central Coast when a shark swam under her board — and took a 14 inch bite out of it.
Congresswoman Maxine Waters says noise from planes arriving and departing LAX is disruptive for the families who live there. She calls the new money a relief because some of them have been waiting a long time.
Woman, 62, who was stranded in the rugged terrain for nine days while suffering from broken bones, survived by using a water filter to drink from a creek, authorities said.
Crews are scheduled to continue working through Labor Day weekend, which means you should expect traffic delays during holiday travel.
Four substantial outages over two months appear to have different causes, Southern California Edison says. Heat is a factor in the latest outages
The Larry Mantle sandwich honors the host of KPCC's AirTalk. It includes hand-sliced bologna with capicola, provolone and pickled peppers.
The former internment camp 230 miles north of Los Angeles housed thousands of Japanese Americans in the 1940s.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has made major headway getting benefits to former service members quickly, officials say.
Firefighters found smoke coming from an underground vault north of downtown Long Beach shortly before 3 p.m. on Thursday.
Since 2008, the Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing program has made progress in getting homeless vets off the streets. But L.A.'s falling behind.
At least 60 customers reported feeling sick after dining at a Chipotle restaurant in Simi Valley last week. Seventeen employees were also sent home after falling ill.
Before the eighth-ranked Trojans practiced Tuesday morning, Sarkisian made his first public comments about his embarrassing performance at the Salute to Troy last Saturday.
The two-day tournament's tentative schedule features Maria Sharapova against Madison Keys and Kei Nishikori against Jack Sock (plus a little comedy from Chelsea Handler).
Fewer people are catching a ride with work buddies these days, but the new model of ridesharing could be the ticket to getting some carpools off the road.