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The Mountain Fire near Idyllwild is only 10 percent contained, with 2000 firefighters battling the wildfire Tuesday in the San Bernardino National Forest.
A protest organized by the ANSWER Coalition began at City Hall and moved on to other sites downtown, while Occupy LA planned a "bike bloc" in Leimert Park. No unrest has been reported.
The county didn't challenge the conditional release of 62-year-old Christopher Evans Hubbart from a state hospital that was granted in May. Only the location: LA County.
The Los Angeles Board of Supervisors Tuesday discussed possible replacements for the crumbling Men’s Central Jail in Downtown L.A. Protesters urged them to look at alternatives.
USC adds Verdugo Hills Hospital to its lineup of medical facilities. Neither the school nor the hospital would disclose the purchase price.
Monteith had talked bluntly about struggling with addiction since he was a teenager, calling it a serious problem and telling Parade magazine in 2011 he was "lucky to be alive."
Orange County prosecutors say an Anaheim police officer was legally justified when he shot and killed a 22-year-old man last year.
Mayor Eric Garcetti says Martin case "will not ignite this city." Chief Beck says more police will be on the streets and South L.A. activists plan to monitor Crenshaw Boulevard Tuesday night.
Family, friends and the Southland’s firefighting community bid farewell Tuesday to Seal Beach native Kevin Woyjeck, who was killed along with 18 fellow firefighters.
A peaceful protest turned ugly when about 150 protesters marched south on Crenshaw, with some vandalizing stores and cars. LAPD declared it an "unlawful assembly," dispersed the crowd and made arrests.
Large CSAs with thousands of members are usually part of farms with more complex business models. Sometimes that complexity can lead to debt and other problems.
In Africa, where millions of people are infected with HIV, a move to earlier treatment would be challenging for the public health system.
City University of New York had initially offered former CIA director David Petraeus $200,000 to teach a course and deliver two lectures.
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden on Tuesday submitted a request for temporary asylum in Russia, his lawyer said.
In a combative letter, the group's attorney accused the city of seeking unnecessary delays, but agreed to wait for results of a new study of voting patterns.
The parent company of the upscale grocer explores possible 'strategic alternatives.' Gelson's can be found in upscale neighborhoods.
The fundraising race is in full swing in the Inland Empire as Democrats aim to unseat GOP Congressman Gary Miller.
Type a random keyword into the search engine of the LA Public Library's photo archive, and learn something new about your city.
In immigration news: Reform prospects in doubt, more protests over Trayvon Martin shooting verdict, green card backlogs, moreMulti-American | | July 16 2013, 10:42 AM
Hopes were high early this year for the success of a comprehensive immigration overhaul, but a Senate-approved reform plan is at a standstill in the Republican-led House. This and more.
Today is Tuesday, July 16 and headlines include arrests following an otherwise peaceful protest in South LA, Gavin Newsom's life as lt. governor, and candidates for Homeland Security Secretary.
Business Update with Mark Lacter
L.A. area cab companies say they're losing business to ride-sharing services like Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar that use smartphone apps to connect passengers and drivers.
The Loh Down On Science
Seeing exactly how, in the brain, "listening pleasure" happens.
Take Two Evenings
In the midst of what has become a heated race to replace former 6th District City Councilman Tony Cardenas, one of the candidates has revealed that she was sexually abused as a child.
If anyone knows the potential of the Dodgers’ second half of the season, Dan Evans does. He’s a former Dodgers General Manager (2001-04) and currently the top scout for the Toronto Blue Jays.
Asiana Airlines says it's going to sue the Bay Area TV station that broadcasted fake and racially insensitive names for the four pilots involved in the plane crash that took place in San Francisco earlier this month.
The acquittal of George Zimmerman came on Saturday, but the fallout continues. Last night, we learned more about what influenced the jury's decision. A woman known only as Juror B 37 revealed her thinking: she had "no doubt" George Zimmerman feared for his life. What's your reaction to the juror interview?
The pressure is on Mayor Bob Filner as even his former supporters are urging him to resign, after allegations of sexual harassment of women have surfaced. Attorney Marco Gonzalez held a press conference saying that Filner’s behavior was so egregious that women called him “dirty old man.”
In the Southwest, a rare genetic disorder known as the common Hispanic mutation has haunted those of Spanish descent for nearly 400 years. Its nickname is "El Frio", or the cold.
People think nothing of running to the Internet to investigate aches and pains, but what they may not know is that health websites can track their searches and share them with third parties.
It looks like there is a deal in the Senate to avoid a showdown vote that would change the filibuster rules. This would shoot down a nuclear option that Senate Majority leader Harry Reid has been threatening to invoke.
One of this year's most talked-about films at the Outfest film festival is "God Loves Uganda," which profiles American evangelicalism and anti-homosexualism in Uganda.
Earlier this year, a man was found unconscious in Palm Springs Motel. Doctors have diagnosed him with Transient Global Amnesia, but after four months, he still has no recall.
The immigration bill passed by the U.S. senate would double the number of US Border Patrol agents along the U.S.-Mexico border. But critics and some members of Congress say the government must first account for the Border Patrol's lethal use of force and provide more transparency in investigations.
It's time for Tuesday Reviewsday our weekly new music segment. This week we're joined by music critic Oliver Wang from Soul-Sides.com.
LGBT clubs are quite common on university campuses, unless your university is a religious one. Nick Palacios of Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena is hoping to change that.
A major blow to has been dealt to the Zetas drug cartel in Mexico. On Monday, Mexican naval special forces captured that group's leader: Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, known by his street name Z-40.
Quinoa is a low-calorie, gluten-free, protein-rich grain-like seed that has become quite popular among healthy eaters in the U.S.
Filling in while Gov. Brown is away is one of the top duties of the lieutenant governor. In fact, it's one of the only things a lieutenant governor does. That may mean Gavin Newsom feels a bit bored, to say the least.
Fourteen people were arrested last night after a peaceful protest turned violent in South L.A. Demonstrators in Leimert Park had been protesting the not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, but a smaller group broke away from the gathering and went on to break windows and stomp on cars.
It was early in the morning, New Year's Day 2009. A young man, Oscar Grant III, was shot in the back by a transit officer on the platform of Oakland's Fruitvale BART station.