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A bill in the California Legislature would prohibit the enforcement of fetal heartbeat abortion restriction laws in states like Texas.
A park ranger was flagged down by a person who found eight Molotov cocktails in a wooded area next to a trail, authorities said.
Police found the 26-year-old male driver with a possibly self-inflicted stab wound, authorities said.
A San Luis Obispo County school district has agreed to pay a 9-year-old student $10 million to settle a lawsuit.
Harry Sidhu said in a statement released by his lawyer that he did nothing wrong.
Police say they won't march at San Francisco Pride if they can't wear uniforms. Parade organizers say the uniforms could make people feel unsafe.
The tech entrepreneur's largely self-funded campaign struggled to gain traction with voters.
Two Sterigenics facilities found to be emitting ethylene oxide at dangerous levels will remain open as South Coast AQMD continues an investigation.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is urging local water suppliers to step up conservation efforts, warning that mandatory restrictions could come next.
Gov. Gavin Newsom signs a bill to increase medical malpractice awards for pain and suffering.
A U.S. Marine Corps base in Twentynine Palms lifted a lockdown order Monday after military police confirmed "a weapon was inadvertently discharged."
Rescue officials say that a person died after falling approximately 300 feet off the cliff.
Six of the eight challengers running against incumbent Alex Villanueva have at one time worked for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
As the June primary approaches, Sheriff Alex Villanueva's opponents have ammunition with which to try to unseat him, but they aren't well known.
The state and L.A. County have worked hard to make Naloxone more widely available. One of the hurdles, though, has been the price of the inhalable version, Narcan.
Coronavirus infections have increased 63% statewide, bringing the case rate to 231 for every 100,000 California residents. Hospitalization rates are rising but remain low.
An industry front group, the 'Environmental Solutions Coalition,' is sending fliers claiming plastics restrictions will drive up costs.
Two years after COVID-19 upended the restaurant industry, food spots are still short-staffed -- and workers are looking elsewhere.
Lanhee Chen has the best chance of any Republican in many years to capture a statewide office in Democrat-dominant California, columnist George Skelton writes.
Melahat Rafiei announced she has been a cooperating witness in the FBI investigation involving the Anaheim mayor and city power brokers.
City officials recast this year's event as a fundraiser for Ukrainian refugees.
It could have been any Sunday morning at the Taiwanese church. But a week earlier, the Irvine Taiwanese Presbyterian Church had been shaken by an unimaginable act.
Videos show a rental box truck parked at a gas station on Saturday in the 7600 block of Santa Monica Boulevard covered with antisemitic messages.
After testing positive for the virus Saturday, Mayor Lili Bosse canceled all her scheduled public events.
After being awakened by footsteps in the home at 4 a.m., the homeowner went to investigate and found an armed intruder.
The methane leak at Kern Bluff oil field in northeast Bakersfield was first reported earlier this month and it's unclear when it will be fully capped.
California Supt. of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond is set for reelection despite a trying first term in the pandemic.
Overdoses claimed some 107,000 lives last year in the U.S. Public health advocates, researchers and activists want to help people find out what is in their drugs.
Northern California wildfire forces evacuations near Vacaville.
The Los Angeles Fire Department has started an investigation into a video that shows firefighters punching and kicking a man outside Station 6 in Silver Lake on Friday.
A 2½-mile portion of the 101 Freeway through downtown Los Angeles will be closed from 10 p.m. Saturday to 10 p.m. Sunday for roadwork.
Local leaders on Saturday spoke at a Taiwanese church in Laguna Woods that a week earlier had been targeted by a gunman.
After the location of a grove of redwoods was made public, a flood of visitors caused significant damage. A new boardwalk aims to protect the trees.
Nine people were shot, one of them fatally, outside a party in Highland late Friday, police said.
Another bummer coronavirus summer for California? With cases on the rise, the state finds itself in a familiar, if frustrating, position.
While some water agencies are urging the use of pool covers, most stop short of prohibiting the filling of swimming pools.
The deadly Buffalo, N.Y., shootings are fueling anxieties among Black communities that their safety will always be compromised.
L.A. mayoral candidates Karen Bass, Kevin de León and Gina Viola presented their views on addressing homelessness in the final debate before voting ends on June 7.
Avant's wife Jacqueline, a philanthropist and activist, was murdered inside their Beverly Hills home in December in a crime that drew national attention.
A federal judge extends his temporary block of the Biden administration's plan to lift pandemic-related border restrictions known as Title 42.
The archbishop's decision comes as the Supreme Court appears poised to overturn Roe vs. Wade.
An L.A. police SWAT member was recorded saying "happy hunting" to other officers before police shooting, LAPD Chief Michel Moore confirmed to The Times.
Nearly 125,000 acres were burned, 12 condors died and one firefighter was seriously injured in the blaze.
Authorities are investigating whether the Hollywood building where a fire broke out Thursday night that killed one person and injured two was approved for use as studios.
Monkeypox is garnering increased attention because outbreaks and cases are showing up in areas where they don't usually occur.
In his new book, professor Ibram X. Kendi gives advice on how to raise anti-racist kids, and on how talking about race helps us all.
The man and two others took guns and other items from self-storage units and offered to sell the weapons to known felons, prosecutors said.
A program designed to send mentally ill, addicted or homeless adults into treatment instead of jails when arrested in L.A. is having little success.
Despite L.A.'s global image as a place of glamour and glitz, city voters have tended to select mayors who have done time on the government payroll.
Research has found that mental health can decline significantly, not only among those who witness or lose loved ones in mass shootings, but also among people who share elements of their identity. Buffalo is a stark reminder.
Former L.A. Mayor Richard Riordan has endorsed developer Rick Caruso for mayor, according to a release from Caruso's campaign.
The man was part of a group that "invaded" a healthcare clinic, defaced a statue outside a hospital, and posted inflammatory fliers in the doctor's neighborhood, prosecutors said.
A fire at an industrial building in Hollywood left one man dead and two other people suffering from smoke exposure, the LAFD said.
A brush fire broke out east of the 5 Freeway near the Grapevine, according to the Kern County Fire Department.
Senate Bill 953 would have allowed the State Lands Commission to terminate offshore oil leases by the end of 2024 if the agency was unable to negotiate voluntary buyouts with petroleum companies.
Hundreds of sick and dying California brown pelicans have recently been found across the region and are now being treated at various rescue centers along the coast.
The coronavirus case rate in Los Angeles county is now high enough to land it within the 'medium' community level outlined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Hospitalizations are also on the rise.
Isaiah Lee, who faces misdemeanor charges for attacking comedian Dave Chappelle at the Hollywood Bowl earlier this month, was charged with stabbing his roommate during a fight in December 2021, prosecutors said.
Lactating parents across California are pitching in to help feed other people's children during the ongoing national baby formula shortage.
The father did not see his child in the driveway when the accident occurred.
Health experts are urging people to be cautious if they develop symptoms again after taking anti-COVID pills.
Anaheim is a working-class city whose residents have more pressing concerns than civics, leaving room for unscrupulous officials to operate, Arellano writes.
Warming waters in Northern California have been lethal for winter-run salmon eggs; less than 3% hatched last year.
Sacramento Dist. Atty. Anne Marie Schubert has spent three decades in courtrooms prosecuting murderers and rapists. Now she wants to be the state's top cop.
Former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt says with climate change shrinking the Colorado River, Western states should renegotiate a key 1922 agreement.
How a luncheon celebrating the return of a congregation's pastor turned into a deadly scene.
Los Angeles County and USC have been quietly waging battle over the operations of L.A. County-USC Medical Center, one the nation's largest public hospitals. The County decried "a broad lack of accountability and responsibility on the part of" USC.
Voters will choose the two runoff candidates to compete in the November general election. Democratic Atty. Gen. Rob Bonta is a shoo-in for one slot, columnist George Skelton writes.
Records from an FBI probe show how business interests run the Orange County city home to Disneyland and the Angels.
Rachel Rossi will lead the Justice Department's office aimed at ensuring all people have access to legal counsel.
The National Weather Service is warning that gusty winds could create conditions under which fires start easier and spread faster.
City budget analysts said the spending plan would boost the LAPD operating budget by about $115 million, a 6.5% increase. Garcetti had sought an 8.5% increase.
Why do tenants have to bring their own refrigerators to rent apartments in Los Angeles?
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it had sent a team to investigate the possibility that Tesla's Autopilot was involved in the crash on Pacific Coast Highway.
The motive for the shooting is unknown, police said.
The fire swept through an upscale neighborhood on May 11, spurred by robust coastal winds and dry brush starved of moisture due to a drought gripping the West.
If you've been thinking about going car-free in L.A. or even just driving less, these riders' stories can help you get started.
Gas prices in the Los Angeles market have been steadily rising for the past 21 days.
A photo showed stacks of paper filled with handwritten Chinese characters and secured with binder clips.
The dog was badly injured in 'a pretty vicious fight' with the cougar after it attacked, a wildlife official said.
After years of complaints, lockouts and delinquent taxes, coastal authorities have fined a developer for failing to maintain a trailhead facility.
An investigation into a former Cal State Channel Islands vice president found he engaged in inappropriate touching and made unwanted sexual comments.
The enrollment drops will reshape the nation's second-largest school system and officials said tough choices are ahead.
Officials remain hopeful that California can avoid the significant increases in coronavirus hospitalizations seen on the East Coast.
For years, this Canadian city has hosted safe consumption sites for addicts. They've saved lives, but with some painful tradeoffs.
Mike Feuer's departure from the L.A. mayor's race three weeks before voting ends leaves Karen Bass, Rick Caruso and Kevin de León vying for a large bloc of undecided voters.
Federal authorities charged 13 people and arrested five, accusing them of using stolen identities to collect pandemic relief and other benefits.
April and May snowstorms have extended the season at Mammoth Mountain, but temperatures are forecast to rise in coming weeks.
Dr. Donald Plance is accused of forging cards and falsely claiming that the blood plasma injections would protect patients from contracting the virus.
San Fernando police Officer Saul Garibay is accused of slapping a phone out of the hand of a man who was filming him on duty in 2021.
Snoop Dogg joins Gwyneth Paltrow, Scooter Braun and Netflix's Ted Sarandos as celebrity supporters of the billionaire developer.
The fire was contained at about 6 acres by 4 p.m.
The FBI alleges Mayor Harry Sidhu may have committed crimes that include fraud, theft or bribery, making false statements, obstruction of justice and witness tampering.
The city of Glendale apologizes for hitting 'reply all' with their Saturday morning emergency alert.
Stephen Walter has been sentenced to 17.5 years in prison for supplying the fentanyl-laced pills that killed rapper Mac Miller in 2018.
Todd Ament, former Anaheim Chamber of Commerce chief, is charged with lying to a home lender in growing Orange County political corruption scandal.
Prosecutors have not yet filed a hate crime sentencing enhancement against David Wenwei Chou, accused of shooting six people, one fatally, in Laguna Woods.
California Atty. Gen. Rob Bonta has cracked down on cities he says are violating state laws that encourage more housing development.
A 34-year-old woman is arrested after chase, then ramming into an LAPD patrol vehicle in reverse, police say.
The move comes less than a week after fellow candidate Joe Buscaino dropped out and endorsed Rick Caruso in the Los Angeles mayor's race.
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