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Metro plan aims to make walking to stations easier and safer

The agency that runs the trains and buses is now working on making walking and biking easier, but the funds to carry out its plans haven't been identified.

Rents on the rise in Boyle Heights near 6th Street Bridge

As development from the Arts District and Downtown bleed east across the bridge, Boyle Heights residents brace for higher rents and new neighbors.

Air traffic control glitch leaves some residual delays at LAX

Travelers can expect a possible delay of 15 minutes on arrivals and up to 45 minutes for departures until airlines catch up, aviation officials said Thursday.

How a singles column changed a Persian-Jewish girl's life

"I did not tell him what his column, and the Journal, meant to a very sheltered, searching, and mixed-up Persian-Jewish girl, who had her eyes opened to a big and more beautiful world."

New Expo Line stations see 12,000 trips on first commute day

The newly completed rail line accesses more than just the beach; it also connects Angelenos to employment centers.

LA County supervisors extend marijuana cultivation ban to June

A ban on the cultivation of medical marijuana in the unincorporated areas of L.A. County was extended by a month Tuesday so the county has more time to study the local impact.

Get ready to save energy like you save water

With the threat of summer brownouts looming, LA County says residents must conserve electricity and be prepared for 100-degree days without air conditioning.

Wheatland Fire 60 percent contained; not threatening homes

The fire broke out Monday afternoon in the Lake View Terrace neighborhood and has burned 184 acres.

Fast-moving brush fire burns in Lake View Terrace

Firefighters were facing winds from the south coming in at 9 mph, as well as gusts up to 19 mph, pushing the fire up a ravine.

Padres under fire for mishandling gay chorus' national anthem

The San Diego Gay Men's Chorus was ready to sing at the Padres game Saturday when a recording of a woman's voice was played instead and members were escorted off the field.

California bus crash leaves 20 injured, 6 seriously

All 20 of the injured were taken to hospital by ground ambulance and all were expected to survive, Kern said. Two people aboard were not injured.

LA's Expo Line cleared after car lands on tracks

Metro officials say service has resumed on the newly expanded Expo Line after a car crashed through a fence and ended up blocking tracks in both directions.

Bus rollover in San Bernardino Mountains injures 26

Two people were critically wounded when a shuttle bus rolled over on Highway 330.

ET rolls home through streets of Los Angeles

The massive, 66,000-pound fuel tank is expected to arrive at the California Science Center at 7:30 p.m.

Young Guatemalan immigrant arrested after deportation order

Immigration officials aren't saying if a planned crackdown targeting recent arrivals has begun in Los Angeles area. But they say a young Guatemalan man arrested this week fits their "enforcement priorities."

Here's how to avoid traffic from NASA fuel tank's LA trip

ET is coming — that is, the ET-94 space shuttle fuel tank, inching its way through Los Angeles and heralded by traffic advisories. We've got your back on where to avoid.