The declaration would seek state and federal funds to cover costs of rescue and clean-up efforts. Near Bakersfield, mud-covered Highway 58 is expected to be closed a few more days.
Both directions of the 101 Freeway were reopened after being shut down earlier due to a man threatening to commit suicide by jumping off an overpass, with the man being taken into custody.
The northbound Interstate 5 was already reopened after being overrun by a mudslide Thursday in the Tejon Pass, and Friday afternoon, two lanes were reopened on the southbound side.
More than 300 people turned out in Little Tokyo to bash the sale of Keiro retirement and nursing homes, saying it violates a culture that venerates their elders.
A publicist for Odom's maternal aunt and godmother, said that he spoke a greeting and gave a thumbs up Friday morning, his first communication since being hospitalized.
Deputies responding to a crime call collided with another vehicle in West Hollywood. Authorities say the officers in the patrol car were also hospitalized.
Metro published new survey numbers in August that showed only a slight dip in the number of sexual harassment incidents reported on its trains and buses.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the 6:55 a.m. Wednesday tremor had a magnitude of 3.6 and was centered 3 miles south of Big Bear Lake at a depth of about 6 miles.
As a young, dedicated fan of the University of Southern California football team, Jake Olson dreamed he would wear the Trojan jersey one day — even after cancer took his sight at age 12.
Metro wants to develop more affordable housing around transit hubs in Burbank, Duarte, Willowbrook, Crenshaw, El Monte, Union Station and North Hollywood.
The Downey bridge will be under construction starting Saturday, bringing lane closures and delays. The $3 million repair project is to fix damage caused by a July fire.
Pat Haden defended the hiring and firing, saying troubled football coach Sarkisian passed a thorough background check and had no behavioral missteps until the last two months.
USC athletic director Pat Haden announced the decision Monday after "careful consideration of what is in the best interest of the university and our student-athletes."
Downtown Los Angeles saw the longest stretch of triple digit heat in more than 25 years last week.
What’s next for USC football after Sarkisian departure, plus the curious case of Chase Utley’s slide
If you missed this weekend in L.A. sports, well...it was a doozie.
One-fifth of drone sightings by airline pilots and near-misses of commercial aircraft have been around LAX. The FAA is responding with education programs and ads.