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The Coastal Commission has a mandate to preserve and expand access to the coast and it sees short-term rentals as a key, lower-cost lodging option for visitors.
An inspector general's report says immigrant detainees' rights, health and safety are compromised in four facilities. In response, ICE agrees to strengthen oversight and improve conditions.
Experiencing a natural disaster can traumatize children. After a devastating wildfire in California, some educators are using an unusual assignment to help students find comfort.
It's the first time the LAFD flew a drone over a wildfire to get a better look at hotspots. The department plans to use more drones in the future.
Officials in L.A. County are stepping up their outreach efforts to homeless encampments after learning the cause of the Skirball Fire.
New rules adopted by the state Public Utilities Commission require power companies to increase clearance around power lines in fire-vulnerable areas
"In my 26 years, it was the biggest grow that I've ever seen," San Bernardino police Lt. Mike Madden said. "It was pretty extensive."
Dec. 22 is now the last day to sign up for Covered California health insurance policies that begin Jan. 1. Procrastinators will still have a little more time.
The authors of the study say the 27 percent of children perceived as gender nonconforming are more vulnerable to bullying and other psychological distress.
The fires are prompting authorities to set more "controlled burns" to thin forests choked with dead trees and withered underbrush that serves as kindling to feed monster blazes.
Pressure is growing on Democratic Sen. Tony Mendoza to resign following multiple allegations of sexual misconduct toward young women who worked for him.
Thursday's vote at the agency undid Obama-era regulations that prohibited cable and telecom companies from blocking access to websites and apps, or influencing how fast they load.
A national survey finds teen substance abuse at the lowest levels since the early 1990s. But marijuana use hasn't declined, and the number of teenagers who are vaping is rising quickly.
The Great Recession began exactly one decade ago this month. Although the economy has been growing steadily for years, the downturn's impact is still deeply felt by millions who lost homes and jobs.
Spurlock, who made the 2004 Oscar-nominated Super Size Me, detailed an encounter in college that the woman viewed as rape and a sexual harassment settlement he concluded with a former employee.
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It’s final, Du-par’s restaurant in Studio City will close on Jan. 1.
Congress is aiming to vote on the biggest tax overhaul in 30 years next week, after the House and Senate announced that they’ve hammered out a final tax bill yesterday.
What role, if any, Steve Bannon will play in future of Republican party and elections after Roy Moore loss| December 14 2017, 9:45 AM
Republicans who supported Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore are reeling after a stunning loss in a special election on Tuesday to replace the seat vacated by now-Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
The economy has been on the up and up, and some economists think that we’ve reached “full employment,” meaning that everyone who wants a job has one.
The Federal Communications Commission is expected to repeal its net neutrality rules with a vote on Thursday.
Disney is buying the Murdoch family's Fox movie and television studios and some cable and international TV businesses for about $52.4 billion, as the home of Mickey Mouse tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment business.
Treepeople founder Andy Lipkis says city agencies need to function more like an ecosystem to help prepare for extreme weather.
There's still no great way to test for levels of THC in drivers and even if it's there, that doesn't necessarily mean the person is impaired.
"My best guess is it would never be carried out," says one constitutional law expert.
The California Air Resources Board votes this morning on its largest green transportation incentive package, including $140 million for the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project
What do Harley-Davidson’s perfume, Bic’s pens “For Her” and Google Glass all have in common? They were total flops. And it’s also the reason they’re all on display at the new Museum of Failure exhibition at the Architecture and Design Museum in Downtown Los Angeles.
The Loh Down On Science
Producer Amy Pascal, Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks say a desire to tap into the national conversation around truth, freedom of the press and women in the workplace fueled the making of "The Post."
Journalist Daniel Hernandez saw the film in Mexico City and L.A. and he says Pixar has pulled off a remarkable feat of bicultural expression.