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The search continued Tuesday for a missing 19-year old college student who was traveling from northern California to visit his family in Laguna Niguel.
The Authorization for the Use of Military Force gives the president a time limit on any military strikes against Syria and would ban the president from putting troops on the ground.
Five decades ago the trippy light went on sale in the U.K. If you don't have one in the attic, this video may suffice.
The solution, according to the Coase Theorem: Pay them to stop annoying you. Ronald Coase, who came up with that idea, died Monday at the age of 102.
California communities spend $428 million a year to keep plastic and other trash off streets and keep it from polluting waterways and beaches, an environmental group said in a new report.
The committee heard testimony over whether to authorize a military strike. California Senator Barbara Boxer said "America's morality, America's reputation, and America's credibility is on the line."
A massive wildfire burning around Yosemite National Park is less than 5,000 acres from becoming the third largest in California history.
A woman says officers arrested her on suspicion of public intoxication but didn't secure her with a seat belt. She sustained critical injuries when she fell out. Read the lawsuit here.
The Anaheim City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on beginning new lease negotiations with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. New lease terms could mean the Angels change their lengthy (and controversial) name.
Los Angeles County supervisors think California is too easy on men caught enlisting the services of child prostitutes. They want legislators to change that.
Speaking Tuesday morning to NBC's "Today" show, Diana Nyad said she and her team were better-prepared for jellyfish this time around.
New data on the number of refugees come as Congress begins debating whether to take military action in response to the Assad regime's alleged use of chemical weapons.
Teaching guru Rafe Esquith opened up about how he dealt with failure early in his career and why he feels today's education assessment methods are misguided.
Pearl, the 8-year-old protagonist of the short film "A Different Tree," is the child of a single mother, prompted by a grade school assignment to go in search of her biological father.
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Schools lose money when students are habitually absent. L.A. County officials are shining the spotlight on several school districts' successful anti-truancy efforts.
On Wednesday, the California Supreme Court will hear the case of Sergio Garcia, a law school graduate and undocumented immigrant, seeking a license to practice law.
A former spokesman for Antonio Villaraigosa and the chief of staff to Councilman Tom LaBonge filed papers Tuesday to run for city council in 2015.
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Off-Ramp's sketch artist captures the renovation of the organized crime boss's mountain lodge.
In immigration news: Reform plans and the border, an unauthorized immigrant's bid to practice law, Syrian refugees, moreMulti-American | | September 03 2013, 9:36 AM
As the immigration debate in Congress prepares to pick up again after the August recess, the California Supreme Court is preparing to hear the case of a law school graduate who wants to practice but is still waiting for a green card.
Today is Tuesday, Sept. 3 and headlines include the Board of Supervisors' call for penalties against adults who exploit children for sex and Mayor Garcetti's cool relationship with labor.
Many parents start the Kindergarten process a year before that school starts, when they began researching schools. The array of options can be, well, crazy-making.
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Business Update with Mark Lacter
Now that we have a deal between Time Warner Cable and CBS, we can turn our Hollywood focus back on the movie industry.
The Loh Down On Science
Milk: Sometimes it does a body no good.
It's time for another Tuesday Reviewsday - our weekly new music segment.
A new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened early Tuesday.
Is 24-year-old Gareth Bale the best soccer player in the world?
Bob Filner stepped down as San Diego mayor Friday afternoon after only nine months in office.
Rep. John Campbell (R) argues against the US engaging in another conflict that could potentially last for years.
In Mexico, President Enrique Peña Nieto defended his record in his state of the nation speech yesterday amid controversy over a program of reforms he has touted during his nine months in office.
Southern California Rep. Adam Schiff (D) supports the White House plan for a military strike against Syria. But he says any authorization needs hard limits.
Charles Manson is known for orchestrating the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders in 1969. But author Jeff Guinn explains how even at a young age, Manson displayed signs of the adult he would become.
Across Southern California, the new academic year is in full swing, including for the thousands of kindergarteners. It's an exciting time for some and a scary time for others.
Amid fighting a rapidly spreading fire, Gregg Boydston, a member of the Klamath Hotshot Crew, is documenting his experiences through photos on his trusty iPhone.
The Hollywood Bowl has added a staple to its lineup in the form of four humongous, high definition LED screens. They replace four older, less impressive screens that were installed in 2005.
President Obama’s call for military action against Syria gained significant momentum today (TUES). House Speaker John Boehner and House Leader Nancy Pelosi announced their support, saying they’re convinced that Syrian President Bashar Assad used chemical weapons on his own people and that the United States should respond. But ambivalence remains in both parties and passing the resolution might be an uphill battle.
The lowrider scene was a no-show in the Crenshaw District over the weekend. Drivers are spooked by LAPD's increased enforcement of traffic laws that began the previous weekend. Cruising along Crenshaw Boulevard is an historic LA pastime.
If a driver gets in an accident reading a text, he or she is certainly at fault, but what role does the sender of that text play in the accident? According to a New Jersey court, the texter can be liable as well. The ruling stems from a 2009 case, in which a young man was texting with a female friend when he accidentally crossed a double yellow line and sideswiped a motorcycle with a couple on it, both of whom lost their left legs. The couple sued both the young man and the woman who sent him a text moments before the accident.
Verizon becomes wholly American-owned; Microsoft buys Nokia unit, CBS and Time Warner: Together again| September 03 2013, 10:24 AM
After a month of stalemate and brinkmanship, CBS and Time Warner have announced that they have finally reached a new broadcasting rights deal. Service in Los Angeles and other impacted markets resumed yesterday. The two companies are staying mum on the monetary terms of the new agreement.
About the worst news any lover of animation could receive came from the Venice Film Festival this week, when the Oscar-winning director Hayao Miyazaki announced his retirement.
The longtime preacher at Holman United Methodist church in the West Adams district of Los Angeles was a key architect of non-violent tactics.