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Why this house is still standing among the ruins of the Woolsey fire

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| Butch Humphrey says if he'd thought quicker he would have evacuated. But once he knew his horses were trapped, he stayed to fight the fire himself.

Residents Stay Behind To Defend Homes From Wildfire

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Disobeying an order to evacuate is never a good idea. But that's exactly what some Malibu residents did.

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Griffith Park Fire Briefly Threatens LA Zoo

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Authorities evacuated some animals, but calm winds meant the fire was never a serious threat.

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What we know about the victims of the Borderline bar shooting in Thousand Oaks

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Twelve people were killed when a man opened fire at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks late Wednesday night.

Thousand Oaks mass shooting: 13 dead, including gunman

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Around 11:20 p.m., authorities received multiple 911 calls of shots being fired at The Borderline Bar and Grill.

Compton and Willowbrook's Brown Water Might Finally Get Fixed

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For the first time in state history, California has ordered the takeover of a water district. And it's named LA County's Public Works Department for the task.

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Feds blame minor errors for immigration court confusion

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The nation’s immigration courts are already dealing with a backlog of more than 760,000 pending cases. But things got even messier this week in L.A. and elsewhere.

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Angelenos celebrate first ‘Secular Day of the Dead’

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The new event allows participants in Los Angeles who don’t practice religion to celebrate a cultural tradition that many have grown up with.

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Rocket Scientists Go All Out for Pumpkin Carving Competition

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The mechanical engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory spend weeks on their pumpkins, building everything from spaceships to movie scenes.

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