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What change do you see in Boyle Heights?

Rents are rising in this immigrant community, where residents have long fought gentrification. Property is changing hands. New is replacing old. Tell us where you see it happening.

Immigration debate stirred anew by SoCal parents addressing GOP convention

Parents of young Southern Californians killed in encounters with unauthorized immigrants blamed illegal immigration for their deaths at the GOP convention Monday.

Brush fire burns 18 acres near 101 Freeway

A fire burning near the 101 Freeway and the Cahuenga Boulevard exit appeared to be largely under control, but firefighters were still fighting it late Tuesday afternoon.

LA County bike share program off to quick start

More than 1,600 people have purchased passes to rent the 1,000 bikes available in the downtown L.A. area.

Powerball mystery solved: Chino Hills couple claims $528 million jackpot

Six months later, Chino Hills' overnight millionaires have emerged to claim their winnings from the record-setting Powerball jackpot.

Asylum seekers are learning to represent themselves

With low-cost legal help in short supply, immigrants are taught to serve as their own lawyers, even while some question such support.

LA veterans waiting too long for medical care

Patients at the V.A. West Los Angeles Medical Center have to wait longer than the national average to receive care, something the hospital's new director wants fixed.

Westbound I-210 reopens after weekend closure for repairs

The freeway is open again in Pasadena after a weekend closure for pavement repairs. Caltrans announced it reopened at 3:45 a.m., more than an hour ahead of schedule.

With Pokémon Go, watch where you walk

Distracted users of Pokémon Go are adding to the pile of reasons why using your cell phone while walking carries risks.

How Santa Monica has helped create safer open spaces

A look at how Santa Monica rebuilt infrastructure at their promenade following the 2003 tragedy that left 10 dead and 63 wounded.

Mountain Fire: Homeowner sued for $25 million over 2013 wildfire

The lawsuit alleges negligence on the part of a Saudi businessman and homeowner, saying a short in a poorly maintained electrical junction box sparked a 2013 wildfire.

Skid Row residents get new pet resource center

Taking care of a dog on Skid Row is difficult, which is why volunteers at the Downtown Dog Rescue opened a new pet resource center this week.

210 Freeway in Pasadena to close for 55 hours this weekend

If you're driving through Pasadena this weekend, don't plan on driving on the westbound 210 Freeway. All lanes will be closed from Lake Avenue to Mountain Street.

Territorial surfers' Palos Verdes beach 'fort' will come down

Under pressure from the California Coastal Commission, the City Council in tony Palos Verdes Estates voted unanimously Tuesday to have the concrete-and-stone structure torn down.

Immigrants a largely invisible segment of LA's homeless population

L.A. County's growing homeless population includes immigrants who came to the United States to earn a better living but have been squeezed by high rents and low pay.

Hidden History of LA: Is decent rent, parking reason enough to live in a murder house?

Few stories are as weird as the case of a married woman who kept her lover in the attic for decades. It didn't end well. We'll knock on the door of one of LA's most notorious murder houses.