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Humpback whales attracted to California's coast by anchovies

The massive schools of anchovies are drawing Humpback whales to central California coast and they can be seen until early October this year, according to Capital Public Radio.

Jet with cracked windshield returns to Los Angeles

An American Airlines jet bound for North Texas has safely returned to Los Angeles International Airport after the front windshield cracked. Nobody onboard was hurt.

Massive Arroyo Seco homeless camp cleanup continues

One of Los Angeles County's largest homeless camp cleanups in recent years will continue on Tuesday, dismantling between 17 and 20 dwellings near South Pasadena.

3.5-magnitude quake hits near Gilroy

A small earthquake struck at a depth of 5.4 km at 9:10 a.m about 6 miles east southeast of Gilroy, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Arroyo Seco clean up to extend into next week

L.A. sanitation officials say they're working on a major clean-up effort along the dry Arroyo Seco riverbed in South Pasadena, where a number of homeless encampments have sprung up in recent years, some with their own kitchens and bathroom structures.

Encino fire kills 2 people, injures 6

An elderly mother and her son perished in the apartment fire that also injured a firefighter and five other people.

New clues surface in '09 Station Fire arson deaths

LASD homicide detectives say calls have been coming in with possible clues on the five-year anniversary of the death of two firefighters.

USC backup RB Brown quits, coach Sarkisian refutes racism claims

Running back Anthony Brown has quit USC's football team, and coach Steve Sarkisian was stunned Thursday by Brown's apparent accusations of racism against him.

Los Angeles utility worker shocked by power line

Authorities say a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power employee is in critical condition after he was shocked by a 4,800-volt power line.

USC's Shaw admits to lying about injuries, rescuing nephew

USC's Josh Shaw has admitted lying to school officials about how he sprained his ankles, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.

Quiz: Which of the proposed 6 Californias should you live in?

Let's pretend venture capitalist Tim Draper's plan to split California into six states is approved. Why live in flashy West California versus techie Silicon Valley? Take our quiz to find where you belong.

Santa Monica ferris wheel, other landmarks, to light up for cancer telethon

The Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica Pier and more than a dozen landmarks across the U.S. and Canada will light up to promote next week's "Stand Up to Cancer" telethon.

Several Ranchos Palos Verdes beaches closed due to high surf

These spots are right next to the area where an 18-year old swimmer died last month after he got swept away by strong currents.

USC looking into Josh Shaw's heroic story of saving nephew

Coach Steve Sarkisian says the school is investigating defensive back Josh Shaw's story that he injured his ankles jumping off a balcony to save his nephew from drowning.

Napa earthquake updates: Drone aerial video of damage

A drone video taken Aug. 24 shows some of the damage from the 6.0 earthquake that struck Napa on Sunday. Check out our other updates from the quake zone.

Water main break floods Echo Park street, businesses

The flooding occurred when a 106-year-old 8-inch pipe burst just before 3 a.m. near the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Alvarado Street.