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Police had few details of the crimes, and could not identify the women or say whether the incidents — one a stabbing, the other a shooting — were related.
First Lady Jill Biden is in Los Angeles to be a presenter at Sunday night's 65th Grammy Awards at the Crypto.com Arena.
Prominent new-media guru Ken Doctor promised to help replace disappearing newspapers. His 2-year-old startup, Lookout, is fighting for a foothold in Santa Cruz.
More people have suffered severe sepsis in California hospitals in recent years — including a troubling surge in patients who got sepsis inside the hospital itself, state data show.
As toxic emissions from diesel traffic choke the air, activists are calling for a moratorium on new warehouses and for the governor to declare a state of emergency.
One California water manager says Colorado River reservoirs aren't likely to refill. Scientists agree that the region needs to plan for a drier future.
Authorities said the child may have been abducted by his mother, who does not have custody and may be homeless.
Scientists, celebrities, politicians and thousands of admirers gathered at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles to celebrate the life and legacy of the mountain lion who prowled Griffith Park.
The hit and run in Van Nuys was the second such fatal incident in Los Angeles in two weeks.
The mountain lion was honored for his far-reaching impact on environmental advocacy and wildlife research.
A Los Angeles SWAT officer who was caught on video telling "happy hunting" to other members before a fatal SWAT shooting this month received a two-day suspension following an internal investigation.
Light rain and windy conditions are expected in and around L.A. County this weekend, but the precipitation is expected to subside by Monday, forecasters said.
Catrina Gipson was sentenced this week to 4½ years in prison for her role in bilking California's unemployment insurance benefit program of more than $1.1 million, authorities said.
On skid row, where physical and mental distress are on parade, 'we are forecasting a tsunami of seniors and families with children,' says the Rev. Andy Bales.
Officers were still searching for suspect Nicholas Norman, 38, the Beaumont Police Department said in a statement late Friday.
On the anniversary of Rosa Parks' birth, transit lines offer free rides on buses and trains around Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties.
A Perris man has been arrested after a game last month when he allegedly jumped out of the stands and threw punches, then went to his car and pulled out a gun.
California's student COVID-19 vaccine mandate — on hold since last April — has been quietly dropped as the state prepares to end emergency pandemic restrictions.
A "ghost gun" was used to fatally shoot a police officer this week in a small Fresno County community, a type of firearm that is untraceable and has become of growing concern.
A dozen community groups have signed onto mentoring effort, for which L.A. Unified will provide an organizing hub, including background checks of mentors.
Dr. Michael John Mammone, 58, was riding his bike when he was hit from behind by a car whose driver got out and stabbed him, Orange County sheriff's officials said.
Pierre Rogers spent COVID-era loans on a raft of luxury goods including a 2011 Rolls-Royce Ghost ($107,780) and a stay at a Ritz-Carlton.
It was an unexpected end to an unlikely relationship between a pork empire and animal rights activists.
The city of L.A.'s Personnel Department sent a memo to department heads ordering them to approve all religious and medical exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
A 17-year-old was arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting one security guard and injuring another at a backyard party in Muscoy.
Tulare County authorities, announcing arrests in last month's Goshen shootings that killed six, released audio of a 911 call and a video that shows a mother trying to escape with her baby.
A man walked into a San Bernardino Police Department station and left a human jawbone on Thursday. Authorities were able to locate and identify the man.
Deputies were in the middle of a violent pursuit of a man fleeing police, and Adrian Cruz alleges he was attacked and detained when he was suddenly caught in the middle of it.
California was drenched with rain earlier this year, but it's still too soon to say whether there will be any superblooms in the spring.
Larry Flax, co-founder of the California Pizza Kitchen restaurant chain, is asking $48.5 million for his European-inspired showplace in Beverly Park.
Funeral services are held for Valentino Alvero at St. Stephen Martyr Catholic Church, not far from the Star Ballroom Dance Studio where he died.
The three top executives at Sempra Energy, the parent company of SoCalGas and SDG&E, made $40 million in 2021, with pension benefits of $60 million awaiting them at retirement.
After a gun battle and a series of raids across California, authorities said they have arrested two men in the killings of six in Goshen last month.
The shooting was reported about 8:10 p.m. Thursday in the parking lot at Montclair Place, police said. Authorities have not released any information about a suspect or motive.
Dwayne Johnson got 'that 3am call' about his mom's L.A. car accident but said she's OK: 'a survivor, in ways that make angels and miracles real.'
At the heart of tensions over water allotments from the Colorado River is a complex set of agreements and decrees known as the 'Law of the River.'
On the eve of his sold-out memorial at the Greek Theater, famed puma P-22 is being nominated for a more lasting honor: his very own postage stamp.
Wealthy enclave Atherton, under pressure from the state to find locations for affordable housing, faces pushback from residents who say: Find it somewhere else.
Tom Girardi, the disgraced attorney, has been indicted in L.A. and Chicago on wire fraud charges for allegedly swindling more than $18 million from clients.
UC Berkeley fired Teri McKeever, women's swimming and diving coach, after an investigation into "unacceptable behavior" toward student athletes.
The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, citing abuse of California prisonsers with disabilities, upheld a slate of ordered reforms including officer body cameras.
Who is running for California Congressional District 30, 47, 12?
A construction project on the Interstate 5 will close two lanes in both directions on Thursday and Friday nights.
Zachary Zernik, 22, of Thousand Oaks was found dead in the Santa Monica Mountains in Ventura County on Thursday morning. He had been missing since Saturday.
The man is accused of repeatedly trying to break into Keanu Reeves' home and leaving behind a DNA kit and an alarming note, claiming they are related.
The California Highway Patrol is asking for the public's help in finding the gunman who killed Carl Flenoy on the La Tijera Boulevard offramp.
Los Angeles County has reported four cases of an extensively drug-resistant bacterial infection that has caused blindness, hospitalization and one death nationwide.
Jennifer Lopez is asking $42.5 million for her Bel-Air compound, a private retreat with multiple homes and amenities sprawled across eight acres.
SoCalGas customers and others could get climate credits early after natural gas prices soared last month.
Neighbors told officers the man had made bizarre threats and asked one woman if she had anyone who needed killing.
Los Angeles police announced a reward of up to $50,000 for information that leads to the driver of a blue Dodge Ram truck that ran over a man.
Transitioning out of the COVID emergency phase could eventually spell the end of universal access to free vaccines, treatments and tests.
Michael John Mammone died after being hit by a car and assaulted by its driver while bicycling in Dana Point, Orange County Sheriff's Department says.
Monterey Park shooting: Voices of terror echo in 911 calls
Five people between the ages of 15 and 31 were wounded but are recovering after being shot in a residential area in South Los Angeles on Wednesday evening.
Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces that she backs Rep. Adam Schiff's Senate bid as long as Dianne Feinstein doesn't run for reelection.
Officials are looking to see if they can help farmworkers find new homes and work after two shootings left seven people dead in Half Moon Bay on Jan. 23.
Twice as many likely voters think it's more important to control gun ownership than it is to protect gun rights, according to a survey released Wednesday by the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California.
CARE Court, California's plan for helping those with severe mental illness, is under attack by civil rights groups. But families fighting to help their loved ones say compassion demands intervention.
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California voters complain that canvassers for a measure to repeal a law expanding protections for fast-food workers lied about the effects.
Mt. Baldy towers over Southern California, beautifully decked with snow. Easy access helps make it one of the three deadliest peaks in the U.S. This winter, rescue crews have been busy.
As the region wrangles over Colorado River water cuts, California hopes its senior water rights will trump the united front shown by six other states.
As a skater growing up in a diverse suburb, he 'loved everyone,' even as he knew racism existed and cops could use it against him. It happened in Memphis.
Two people have been accused of stealing nearly $3 million from an ailing doctor, moving into his Malibu home and giving him drugs before his death.
The cache of guns and ammunition was taken from the apartment and its occupant arrested on suspicion of making criminal threats.
Two bystanders were killed when a pickup that had been reported stolen and had been pursued by police crashed into a parked Honda Civic in Panorama City.
Leaders of the group described Mayor Karen Bass' support of the move as a betrayal.
Before his arrest this week, the driver of a black Tesla charged with terrorizing victims across Los Angeles was accused by a woman he dated of threatening to kill her and her family.
Taking the stand against their own mother, two children recounted how Heather Barron and Kareem Leiva turned their Antelope Valley residence into a house of horrors, forcing them to do grueling workouts, fight one another and guzzle hot sauce.
A magnitude 2.9 earthquake was reported Wednesday at 4:11 p.m. Pacific time in Los Angeles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Accounts from witnesses inside Star Ballroom Dance Studio paint a clearer view of what happened when a man walked into the Monterey Park studio armed with a semiautomatic pistol.
Much of Los Angeles International Airport lost power Wednesday afternoon, backing up security lines, delaying flights and trapping people in elevators and on at least one plane.
What do you hear when you see video of Tyre Nichols calling out for his mother in successive tearful bursts. Do you hear someone's son? Do you hear your own child?
Gonzalo Carrasco Jr., a father-to-be, is the first Selma police officer to die in the line of duty, according to the Fresno County Sheriff's Office. A suspect has been arrested.
A proposed project in Baldwin Village would bring 800 apartments, including housing for low-income residents, above a Costco, as well as 400 jobs.
Dropping natural gas rates and potentially accelerated credits from the California Public Utilities Commission may bring relief to consumers as soon as February.
Drought-weary California enters February with significant snowpack. But it could still disappear quickly if dry conditions return.
Federal prosecutors said the one-time L.A. legal titan misappropriated over $3 million from relatives of those who died in an Indonesian plane crash.
The once-vaunted L.A. trial attorney accused of of swindling millions of dollars from clients was indicted by federal grand juries in two states.
Students will be able to carry Narcan, a nasal spray that can reverse an opioid overdose, in Los Angeles Unified schools under a soon-to-be-updated policy.
On the first day of Black History Month, the College Board is releasing details of its first Advanced Placement class on African American studies for high school students.
From the sky, scientists are dropping devices with parachutes to peer into powerful atmospheric river storms, giving California advance warning.
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein deserves to finish out her term. But with a strong field of potential successors, she shouldn't risk a humiliating defeat that would tarnish her legacy.
If De León serves out the rest of his term like he plans to, then Angelenos have no one to blame but themselves.
Activists challenge L.A. Unified superintendent's support of school police, as well as school board members who reduced the police budget but did not disband the agency.
California lawmakers are trying again with a risky bill to restrict who can carry loaded weapons in public after the Supreme Court struck down restrictive concealed-carry laws.
Amid drought, environmental advocates are calling on Gov. Gavin Newsom to stop the expansion of the agriculture and fossil fuel industries.
Six states crafted a proposal for addressing the Colorado River crisis. Now, California has offered its counterproposal for dividing water cuts.
Two people were killed when a driver who was fleeing police smashed into their car in Panorama City on Tuesday evening.
A boy is recovering after being attacked by a mountain lion in rural San Mateo County on Tuesday evening.
A skydiver who plummeted after his parachute failed to completely open survived a fall in which he also struck the roof of a two-story home.
Monterey Park City Manager Ron Bow says he should have recognized the Fire Department's first responders' role in responding to the mass shooting sooner.
Mary Ma, daughter of the beloved manager of the Star Ballroom Dance Studio, said her father wouldn't want to let a horrific attack destroy its special community.
In the earliest days of moviemaking, Annie Oakley's sharpshooting was committed to film. And Hollywood has had a difficult relationship with guns ever since.
The attack wasn't random but targeted at members of the women's group, LAPD Capt. Jonahan Tippet said.
The body of Elliot Blair has been returned to Southern California, where his family has ordered an independent autopsy, according to their attorney.
SoCalGas said that lower bills may be coming as soon as next month as politicians try to lessen the impact of skyrocketing natural gas prices.
The Los Angeles Police Commission votes unanimously to approve Chief Michel Moore for a second term as the city's top cop.
Authorities in San Bernardino County are searching for a suspect after Sonia Ramirez, George Ramirez and David Renteria were found fatally shot at a home near Montclair.
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