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Gov. Newsom's water policies appear in flux amid lobbying by competing interests. "A lot of people are wondering what's going on," says one environmental activist. "It's a huge mess."
If the passenger is determined to have contracted coronavirus, it would be the first confirmed case of the disease in California.
Ski snobs sneer at Mt. Baldy, dinging it for its ma-and-pa amenities and modest number of runs, treating its easy access and affordability as some sort of character flaws. Shame on the snobs. Because this year in particular, Baldy is the best ski deal in California.
Sen. Holly Mitchell and a coalition representing low-income communities have come out against Senate Bill 50, complicating a key legislative deadline.
Harvey Weinstein sat in a Manhattan courtroom Wednesday as prosecutors described him as a sexual predator who used his influence to sexually assault women.
I stood at the front of the classroom and made my pitch to the 25 students who had been accepted into Careers for a Cause, an inaugural training program in homeless services offered at Los Angeles Southwest College.
Careers for a Cause equips people to work in homeless services. These participants, fresh from their own hardships, can relate
State Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) showed effective leadership when she pulled Senate Bill 50, which targets single-family zoning and would lead to greater housing density, from the chamber's appropriations committee, giving it a fighting chance at passage.
A man was arrested Wednesday night at a Long Beach home after authorities found two people suffering from gunshot wounds near the residence.
One northbound lane of the 5 Freeway near Castaic has been reopened as authorities work to clear a burned semi-truck from the freeway.
A 17-year-old youth was killed in a knife fight that authorities say started as a confrontation at a bus stop outside a high school as students were leaving school for the day.
For 15 years, Clementina Verjan has run the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority's annual point-in-time count.
University of California students protest plans to raise tuition this fall at a Board of Regents meeting Wednesday as Gov. Gavin Newsom takes their side.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is urging a federal judge to reject Pacific Gas & Electric's blueprint for getting out of bankruptcy and renewing his threat to lead a bid to turn the beleaguered utility into a government-run operation.
An LAPD officer stunned Michael Frederick Mears six times with a Taser during a Christmas Eve altercation five years ago.
Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Medical Center announced the full closure after the timeline for restoring water extended to Saturday.
A small plane crashed shortly after noon Wednesday at the Corona Municipal Airport, killing all four people on board, authorities said.
Momentum is building in California to legalize wagering on athletic contests, setting off intense competition among rival gambling interests.
A Corona man is facing murder charges after officials say he intentionally rammed his car into another vehicle, killing three teens and injuring three others in a Riverside County crash.
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred rebuked the Los Angeles City Council resolution calling for the Dodgers to be given World Series titles for 2017 and 2018.
The Orange County Sheriff's Department released a sketch of the suspect in Monday's attack at Woodfield Park.
What self-respecting Dodgers fan could take pride in claiming championships we didn't win?
Big Bear's pair of bald eagles, and their two eggs, have become superstars thanks to a streaming webcam that shows their nest up close.
A Facebook group for homeless people has more than 1,200 members. They share stories and tips on surviving on the streets.
18 months after his arrest on sex assault charges, Harvey Weinstein's criminal trial finally begins before a packed courtroom in lower Manhattan
Light shaking was felt in the San Fernando Valley
Oakland's ordinance is the strictest of its kind in the state, covering both public and private housing.
L.A. supervisors voted Tuesday to push ahead with the possible purchase of St. Vincent hospital
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will vote on giving subpoena power to the Civilian Oversight Commission to get records from the Sheriff's Dept. in the latest power tiff between the governing body and Sheriff Alex Villanueva.
Last summer, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said the city would take a more "sensitive approach" to clearing trash and filth around homeless encampments. Now, sanitation officials say they are making adjustments to that system, including planning for police presence at some cleanup sites.
One person was killed and three others were injured Tuesday in a stabbing near a Bakersfield high school.
Stanford University officials announced that an undergraduate who died inside a fraternity house was the son of two staffers.
The head of Cal State University asks trustees to delay a vote on adding a fourth year of quantitative reasoning as an admissions requirement.
Gov. Gavin Newsom opposes any tuition hike for University of California students this fall, calling it 'unwarranted' and 'bad for students.'
The owner of a honey farm thinks his property was stolen by other beekeepers whose own hives had likely experienced a colony collapse.
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park in Lake Forest was immediately evacuated after Monday's attack.
Two council members co-sponsored resolution to convince MLB to give L.A. 2017 and 2018 World Series titles
This is the first measles exposure in 2020 after a year in which there were 20 cases among Los Angeles County residents.
Los Angeles is repealing a law that required companies seeking city contracts to reveal any ties with the National Rifle Assn., weeks after a federal judge blocked the city from enforcing those rules.
Former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's trial on sex crime charges is set to begin in New York in a case that rests on the credibility of his accusers.
The University of California enrolled a record number of California undergraduates in fall 2019, marking the fourth consecutive annual increase.
Experts say Monday's attack on a 3-year-old boy is a reminder for people to use caution when in mountain lion country.
The discovery of human remains is the second in a month. In December, a missing hiker's body was spotted in drone images taken during the summer.
A man was killed late Monday after a fight inside an upscale restaurant at Westfield Century City mall escalated to a shooting, police say.
The LAPD Metro Division's work emphasizes guns and gangs and its officers felt pressure to produce statistics in a results-driven department, a source says.
For years, young black men have complained about being stopped, interrogated and wrongly put in gang database by LAPD officers. Video footage has bolstered the old suspicions of this happening.
One year after the L.A. teachers' strike, the results offer a mix of accomplishments and promises that fall short.
More than 170 U.S. firefighters are helping their Australian counterparts battle the nation's worst blazes ever, an assignment that requires adjustment to a new terrain, culture and lingo.
Authorities are trying to determine what caused the death of a ski patrol member at the Heavenly Mountain Resort near Lake Tahoe.
A mountain lion attacked a 3-year-old Monday at a Lake Forest wilderness park, and a lion was later killed. The child's injuries were not life-threatening.
Wedgewood Properties, of Redondo Beach, has agreed to sell one of its houses to an Oakland trust for Moms 4 Housing, a group arrested for squatting.
A beautification effort at Orville Wright STEAM Middle School was one of several events held across L.A. on Monday to honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
About 170 visitors and employees to Yosemite Valley have fallen ill in recent weeks, prompting an investigation into the cause of a norovirus outbreak.
Health department says two cases are unrelated; bus route also on watch list
Councilman John Lee says an aide 'unknowingly' changed wording to say he graduated from CSUN but that he was one class short. His opponent is skeptical.
Before sunrise one day in December, thieves sneaked into Anshu Pathak's exotic meat farm in Riverside County and pulled off a singular heist.
As Historic Filipinotown gentrifies, locals are trying to make sure the future doesn't leave the past behind.
After a four-year investigation into the Orange County Sheriff's Department ended with no explanation and no criminal charges in 2019, law enforcement officials and attorneys have begun to speak about some of the limits -- and shortcomings -- of the California attorney general's office review of the case.
Full-time community college students are excused from paying course fees of $46 per unit. Let them have two more years free if they transfer to a CSU.
Here's what you need to know in Los Angeles to serve or celebrate on Martin Luther King Day.
In the house where a missing Garden Grove couple was found buried, authorities discover the bodies of another man and woman.
The mother and her infant spent their first day together bonding privately, zoo officials said.
Campus police say probe is ongoing and are asking anyone with information to come forward
Kirk Price, accused of killing Fahness Lutalo in a Tustin gym, has died from injuries he suffered during a fight at the Theo Lacy Facility in Orange.
A woman was fatally stabbed at a location on Pico Boulevard in Arlington Heights early Sunday. Another woman was taken into custody in the death.
As most Californians pay higher gas taxes for road repairs, many electric-car owners, including several state lawmakers, get a free pass on added costs.
The allegations against Harvey Weinstein are now set to culminate in a trial that is undoubtedly a landmark case for women's rights. But despite the potential for a life sentence, advocates contend that the trial is just one milestone in a long crusade for systemic, lasting change.
Female mayors are not only much more likely to face violence or abuse, but are also more likely to experience abuse of a sexualized nature.
In 1850, California entered the union as a free state. But in that same decade, San Bernardino prospered with slave labor.
Frieda Caplan, the first woman to own and run a produce company in the U.S. and is credited for introducing hundreds of exotic fruits and veggies to American markets, is dead. She was 96.
Actor Alan Alda and Scripps Research will transform scientists into master storytellers
Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of downtown Los Angeles on Saturday to advocate for reproductive rights, immigration reform, environmental justice and other issues as part of the fourth Women's March.
Federal authorities moved Los Angeles attorney Michael Avenatti to New York on Friday ahead of a trial later this month on charges that he tried to extort more than $20 million from sports giant Nike, his attorney said.
The 7-Eleven clerk, a father of four who came to the U.S. from Pakistan, has severe brain damage, according to his family.
OneLife LA, held downtown Saturday, is the Archdiocese of Los Angeles' counter to the Women's March, though it's two years older.
Hundreds of Cudahy residents expressed outrage Friday over the Delta jet fuel dump, seen as part of a pattern of environmental injustice against the area.
Two banners in Baldwin Park show Ricardo Pacheco with a donkey's mouth and ears and accuse him of being a "liar," "fraud," "bully" and "abuser."
LAPD releases photo of bicycle part that it says prompted the fatal police shooting
L.A. City Council President Nury Martinez wants to stop the city from allowing permits to build detention centers for unaccompanied immigrant minors.
The jet fuel that was dumped by a Delta flight across southeastern Los Angeles County prompted concerns from residents who are uncertain about the health and environmental impacts of jet fuel exposure. However, experts say, long-term health impacts are unlikely.
Federal officials are now screening passengers flying into LAX, JFK and SFO for a new, worrisome virus that has infected dozens in China.
Frank Cruz always told other people's stories. Now, he tells all in his memoir about his days as a reporter, Telemundo co-founder and everything in between. He carved paths for others along the way.
L.A. is fuming over World Series cheating, feeling the history books contain a lie.
The Edinburgh Bungalow Court, a historic-cultural monument, is on the market. If it doesn't get a new buyer, it's almost certain to be razed.
Precipitation in key Northern California watersheds continues to hover below normal, even after a recent cold storm dropped heavy snow
Lino Cabrera pleaded no contest to sexually abusing 10- and 11-year-old girls at Oxnard Street Elementary School over three years.
If Team Trump wants to help on homelessness in L.A., why not provide money to buy the soon-to-be-shuttered hospital?
A skier was killed and another seriously injured Friday in an avalanche at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort just west of Lake Tahoe, authorities said.
Air quality regulators in Southern Calfiornia accused Delta Air Lines of causing a public nuisance when the jet released fuel above L.A. The action can lead to civil penalties.
Police say a man stole $145,000 in cash from a marijuana money courier's van at a Santa Ana gas station after the driver collected the proceeds from several dispensaries.
The women say they have suffered unnecessary emotional and physical distress.
Protesters called for the release of body camera footage of a deadly police shooting after LAPD Chief Michel Moore suggested that the man was unarmed at the time of the encounter
California lawmakers on Friday revived a proposal to temporarily cut taxes on marijuana to help the state's beleaguered legal market.
More younger people are coming down with the flu this year than is typical, public health experts say.
One hundred years after the passage of the 19th Amendment, women across the country will come together for the fourth annual Women's March events.
The bird suffered serious injuries after a car struck it, leaving it with internal bleeding, trauma to its face, eye and nasal cavity, and a broken scapula.
Federal authorities in three U.S. airports will begin screening travelers arriving from Wuhan, China, for signs they may be infected with a new coronavirus spreading in Asia.
The incoming leader of the legal aid group reflects on the organization's mission and Jewish roots
The semi-truck toppled onto its side exiting the southbound 71 Highway at Grand Avenue, closing the off-ramp and eastbound lanes, Chino Hills police said
Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra announced a lawsuit to limit the Trump administration's new fracking efforts on federal lands inside California.
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