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Winds sweep through Southern California during cold snap

The National Weather Service has issued wind warnings and advisories for swaths of Ventura, Los Angeles and Orange counties.

LA Metro needs ideas on where to put new bike-share portals

The short-term bike rental systems will expand to Pasadena and Venice next summer. So where would you like to see the bikes stationed?

SoCal Gas issues advisory urging customers to conserve

The company suggests lowering thermostats to 68 degrees, waiting a day to use major gas appliances like clothes dryers, and washing laundry in cold water when possible.

Woman dies after tree falls on wedding party in Whittier

A woman was killed and five others were injured when a large eucalyptus tree fell on a wedding party taking photographs at Whittier's Penn Park on Saturday, authorities said.

Crisis in Aleppo hitting close to home for some in SoCal

As war refugees flee the Syrian city of Aleppo, Syrians living in California look for ways to help those seeking safety from the violence.

Holidays bring record number of travelers

Nearly 7.7 million SoCal residents and 12.4 million statewide will travel at least 50 miles away from home between Dec. 23 and Jan. 2.

Obama's former Pasadena apartment is getting a plaque

You’ve likely heard of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC. But what about 253 Glenarm Street in Pasadena?

Seahawks wrap up another division title by romping over Rams

The Seahawks clinched their third division title in the past four seasons with a 24-3 win over the Rams, adding another setback to an already lost season for Los Angeles.

Hall of Famer Rod Carew having heart, kidney transplant

The American Heart Association News reports that the surgery began around midnight Thursday and is expected to take up to 18 hours.

Caltrans program tracks drivers, offers insights, raises privacy issues

A Caltrans test that could change how drivers pay for street repairs collects data on how participants drive using a device plugged into a car's computer.

LA County to consider funding legal help for undocumented immigrants

Los Angeles County supervisors are set to vote next Tuesday on a motion to earmark an initial $1 million to help unauthorized immigrants fight deportation in court.

2nd man arrested for worshipper's stabbing outside mosque

Marco De La Cruz, 26, of Simi Valley was arrested on suspicion of stabbing a worshipper near a California mosque in an apparent hate crime.

Lucky Baldwin's Arcadia: A 'gambling hell and booze pleasure park'

When Elias "Lucky" Baldwin created Arcadia, he created an American Monte Carlo, with horse racing, slot machines, poker games, and lots of saloons.

Rainy nights provide opportunity to reach out to LA's homeless

For the legions of homeless people living in flood-prone areas near riverbeds and freeway overpasses, some storms can be life-threatening.

'My heart is broken': SoCal Syrian Americans react to Aleppo

To many, the unrest in Syria is a world away. But for those of Syrian descent living here in Southern California, it's almost too much to bear.

Power outage hits USC medical campus

Dr. Stephanie Hall says two employees were rescued from two elevators after a Thursday morning outage, but patients are otherwise not being affected.