A study conducted in 2009 when drought conditions limited watering lawns to two days a week found water pressure would build and cause jolts to the system.
L.A.'s city controller issues an audit that concludes the agency responsible for filling potholes hasn't kept track of the work it does.
The LADWP said the pipe was shut off completely at 9 p.m. Wednesday, and repairs are expected to be finished late Friday or early Saturday.
The boy was playing by himself in the yard of a Sylmar home Wednesday afternoon when he climbed into the family car, was overcome by heat and couldn't get out.
Estimates of how much water was lost in Tuesday's water main break had been revised from 8-10 million gallons to almost 20 million gallons Wednesday.
Collin Friesen looks at the backstory of the mannequins that greet you from a NoHo Toyota dealership, and KPCC's Maya Sugarman takes their portraits.
The broken water main near the UCLA campus spewed water 30 feet into the air and sent 8 to 10 million gallons cascading from Sunset.
Officials broke ground Monday on a renovation project at the John Ferraro Athletic Fields complex in Griffith Park. See what's in store, and take a virtual tour of L.A.'s municipal soccer fields.
A California man who was charged after authorities say he refused treatment for his tuberculosis has been found and arrested.
Los Angeles County lifeguard officials say there isn't a protocol for clearing the beach when lightning storms roll onto the coast like the deadly one that hit Venice Beach Sunday.
The weather system that produced Sunday's freak lightning strikes is expected to persist through Wednesday.
Nick Fagnano, 20, was a Santa Barbara City College student who had recently been accepted at USC, according to a family member.
Los Angeles transit officials are trying to reconcile figures that show 40 percent more people ride the trains than are counted scanning tickets at stations.
L.A. County transportation manager J.C. Lacey says the intersection of Century and Aviation boulevards was reopened around 1:30 a.m. Monday.
A flash thunderstorm brought some much-needed rain to the Southland Sunday, and some unwanted lightning. The storms left a number of people injured on Venice Beach and Catalina Island and sparked several fires.
As of Sunday afternoon, the so-called "Century Crunch" slowdown of traffic along Century Boulevard has been going well.