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Happy 75th Birthday, Arroyo Seco Parkway!

75 years ago today, December 30, 1940, the first Freeway in the Western United States opened, changing the way Los Angeles would get around forever.

Happy 75th Birthday, Arroyo Seco Parkway!

75 years ago today, December 30, 1940, the first Freeway in the Western United States opened, changing the way Los Angeles would get around forever.

Disneyland makes room for Star Wars by closing some attractions

Disney has not said when the new Star Wars land will open. But an interactive customized mission on the Millennium Falcon is one of the new attractions in the works.

Little Tokyo Metro stop to shut for 3 months

The work will shut down service between the Union Station and the Pico/Aliso Gold Line Station for three months starting Jan. 8.

Despite LA's pledge, no end to vet homelessness in 2015

In July 2014, Mayor Eric Garcetti pledged he'd end veteran homelessness this year. While there was much progress, about a thousand vets are still on the streets.

Riverside Co. investigates after freeway sign endorses Trump for president

The sign ordinarily gives drivers updates about traffic warnings but was hacked to spell out "Inland Empire supports Donald Trump," "Merry Xmas" and "Vote Donald Trump."

Power lines knocked down by high winds caused Solimar fire

The Ventura County Fire Department will continue to monitor the smoldering materials and the impact of the blaze on the dry hillsides as mudslides could occur.

Chilly weather to stay through Saturday

Sunday's low of 36 degrees in downtown LA tied a nearly century-old record for the date, the NWS said. Severe Midwest storms affect flights at LAX.

Solimar Fire: Track firefighters' progress

Firefighters say they've gained the upper hand on the blaze that led to shutdown of Highway 101 and Pacific Coast Highway Saturday. Track their progress using our Fire Tracker tool.

Where do you recycle your Christmas tree?

Trees can be recycled and turned into mulch, so why not do that? The best way to dispose of your tree depends on where you live.

Update: Highway 101 is reopened as Ventura County wildfire slows

A 15-mile stretch of the key north-south coastal route had been closed due to the fire that started late Friday night from a downed power line. About 400 firefighters continue to battle the blaze, which was 60 percent contained Saturday evening.

A 'very sad' Christmas away from Porter Ranch

One family's frustration with being displaced by the massive natural gas leak was intensified by the holiday, as they forwent beloved Christmas traditions.

Detective who led terror victims to safety honored with poem

The U.S. Poet Laureate is paying tribute to the detective who led employees to safety during the San Bernardino terror attacks.

LA's homeless crisis gives rise to unconventional shelters

The emergency shelter at a Highland Park church bumps up against a priority in the city to fund long-term housing. Meanwhile, thousands remain on the streets.

LA Mission serves 3,500 in need at annual holiday dinner

More than 600 volunteers took to the serving stations to feed more than 3,500 people. Los Angeles Mission predicted an increase in meals served this year.

Guatemalan band unable to get visas for Rose Parade

A band from Guatemala has been unable to get visas to participate in the New Year's Day Rose Parade.