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Infrastructure is what we build together to make life better (and the things that break). My role is to reveal the often-surprising and important systems that make life possible in and around L.A.
Stories by Sharon McNary
Rose Queens who reign over the Rose Parade have become more diverse, but the oldest living one says there's room for more barriers to be broken.
A website SoCal Gas installed to inform residents about unusual gas levels was down temporarily around the time of a natural gas leak.
The head of the Los Angeles Archdiocese has made it something of a personal tradition to spend part of the holiday with inmates at the Men's Central Jail in downtown L.A.
The Southern California Gas Company says a gas leak occurred at the Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Storage Facility in Porter Ranch just before 5 p.m. Monday night.
Current rules allowing uninsured losses from fire, theft and other incidents would be stripped away. Only uninsured losses in federally-declared disasters could be written off.
New rules adopted by the state Public Utilities Commission require power companies to increase clearance around power lines in fire-vulnerable areas
It's eerily quiet in Clearpoint, a Ventura neighborhood where the Thomas Fire destroyed dozens of homes.
Southern California's largest fire grew has scorched 155,000 acres, but crews succeeded at keeping containment at 15 percent.
Even after evacuation orders are lifted, there are still precautions you should take to keep yourself safe.
Power outages due this week's high winds and wildfires have left about 10,300 customers without electricity, according to the major power utilities.
The largest and most destructive wildfire burning in Southern California forced new evacuations and almost reached the ocean Wednesday.
Forecasters say it could be the strongest and longest Santa Ana wind event so far this season, with gusts capable of bringing down tree branches and power lines.
One of every five dollars in tax revenue that would normally be paid by the project stays in the developer's pocket.
An explosion in a SoCal Gas pipeline east of Barstow last month could result in gas shortages to customers in L.A. this winter. Officials warn consumers to conserve
Long Beach is the latest city to offer tax breaks to landowners who convert vacant lots to small urban farms. They're also charging a fee to those who don't.