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Strong and potentially damaging winds are expected to blast Southern California on Monday and Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

Forecasters have issued high wind advisories and warnings for the mountains, valleys and coastal areas through early Tuesday. Forecasters warn...

Author: Ruben Vives
Posted: March 27, 2017, 5:50 pm

A man who was on parole was arrested Sunday after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death in what police say was a case of domestic violence.

Julio Cesar Serrano, 42, was arrested after police officers discovered the body of Martha Macias, 45, inside a trailer behind a home in San Bernardino.

...
Author: Ruben Vives
Posted: March 27, 2017, 4:10 pm

The Los Angeles County coroner’s office has identified a man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles police officers in Boyle Heights this weekend.

James Barragan, 35, of Los Angeles, was killed early Saturday in an alley next to a Metro Gold Line station, near the intersection of Soto and 1st streets.

...
Author: Ruben Vives
Posted: March 27, 2017, 4:05 pm

Costa Mesa city officials announced Friday that they have identified two species of endangered shrimp living in pools at Fairview Park that have not previously been seen there.

Officials said Riverside fairy shrimp, invigorated by recent rainy weather, have been documented in one of the park's...

Author: Luke Money
Posted: March 27, 2017, 3:25 pm

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is searching for a 31-year-old man who slipped out of handcuffs and escaped from the back seat of a patrol car in Victorville on Sunday evening.

Charles Brown, 31, was taken into custody on suspicion of transporting narcotics and taken to Victorville...

Author: Ruben Vives
Posted: March 27, 2017, 1:50 pm

On a day of cozy coastal grays — soft cloud cover, a silver foil-wrap sea — a dozen gray fur balls brought visitors the most comfort.

Bobbing 20 feet from a harbor walkway, the sea otters were part of a record number in California. They once were believed to be as extinct as the dodo bird or the...

Author: Diana Marcum
Posted: March 27, 2017, 10:00 am

At the Lockheed Aircraft Corp. plant in Burbank, three new mechanized conveyor lines help double the production of the P-38 Lightning, an advanced high-altitude fighter plane.

The new assembly lines were built in nine days. During the change-over, the old assembly line moved outdoors. Production...

Author: Scott Harrison
Posted: March 27, 2017, 8:00 am

A security breach was not enough to derail Granada Hills Charter High School, a perennial favorite, from winning this year’s California Academic Decathlon in Sacramento in results announced Sunday.

The problem ended up invalidating the Super Quiz, which is the highest-profile and only public portion...

Author: Howard Blume
Posted: March 26, 2017, 11:10 pm

The four people killed last week in a quiet Northern California neighborhood include a woman and her two children, authorities said Sunday.

The victims are Angelique Vasquez, 45; her daughter, Mia Vasquez, 14; her son, Alvin Vasquez, 11; and Ashley Coleman, 21, according to the Sacramento County...

Author: Associated Press
Posted: March 26, 2017, 6:30 pm

Violence erupted at a Make America Great Again rally in Huntington Beach on Saturday after a protester opposed to President Trump allegedly doused a female organizer of the event with pepper spray, sparking a brawl that ended with several arrests.

A group of flag-waving Trump supporters tackled...

Author: Cindy Carcamo, Adam Elmahrek, Ben Brazil
Posted: March 26, 2017, 3:40 pm

Part I: When Marty met Linda

In December 2013, a couple of neighbors from an upscale residential development on the Central Coast attended a community meeting at a middle school in Arroyo Grande. They had gone to learn about a new project proposed by oil giant Phillips 66 for its Santa Maria refinery,...

Author: Robin Abcarian
Posted: March 26, 2017, 10:00 am
Big Sur lost a bridge and slipped back in time. Now residents are wondering what happens next By Thomas Curwen March 26, 2017 For more than a month, Highway One has been closed at the ruined Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge north of Big Sur and to the south where landslides have undermined the roadway. (Video...
Author: Thomas Curwen
Posted: March 26, 2017, 10:00 am

Outside the Big Sur Taphouse, a little before 9 p.m., the hint of marijuana is in the air. A country-psychedelic-surf rock band from Monterey plays on an iPhone propped on a stone ledge, and Blake Cusack is skipping rope in the parking area just off Highway 1.

“Thirty-six, 37, 38.”

Cusack hopes...

Author: Thomas Curwen
Posted: March 26, 2017, 10:00 am

As the commander in chief's tenure drew to an end, the military was particularly affected. Reagan, popular with the public in general, is particularly beloved by the military, which has benefited from the huge defense buildup during his tenure.

"You have made patriotism fashionable again and serving...

Author: Scott Harrison
Posted: March 26, 2017, 8:00 am

Under clear blue skies, hundreds of fans made the pilgrimage Saturday to Forest Lawn Memorial Park-Hollywood Hills’ Hall of Liberty to pay tribute to actress Carrie Fisher and her mother, Debbie Reynolds.

"These were my girls," Todd Fisher, who organized the public memorial with his wife, told...

Author: Rosanna Xia
Posted: March 26, 2017, 1:25 am

Howard Cohen, who lives in North Hills and has Medi-Cal coverage, likes getting worked up about things, and healthcare reform gave him a nice fat target.

According to a poll, he told me by email Friday afternoon, support for Trumpcare was running at only 17%. Trump’s support, meanwhile, was about...

Author: Steve Lopez
Posted: March 25, 2017, 2:00 pm
'They're so scared.' Trump brings heartache, fear in L.A.'s 'Ellis Island' By Ruben Vives March 24, 2017 | Reporting from Boyle Heights The Los Angeles skyline serves as a backdrop for the Boyle Hotel and Mariciachi Plaza in Boyle Heights. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times) Past the looming maze...
Author: Ruben Vives
Posted: March 25, 2017, 10:00 am

In that fifth game, Koufax pitched a four-hit shutout, striking out 10. The Dodgers won 7-0.

After Koufax's pitching effort, Los Angeles Times staff writer Frank Finch wrote:

Koufax's 27th triumph and ninth shutout of 1965 defies description.

For the 84th time in his career, the second time in...

Author: Scott Harrison
Posted: March 25, 2017, 8:00 am

The widow of a Mexican man who crossed into the U.S. illegally in the trunk of a car is suing the U.S. government, alleging that staff at a detention facility in Otay Mesa repeatedly ignored his pleas for medical care, causing him to die from complications of pneumonia weeks later.

The lawsuit,...

Author: Kristina Davis
Posted: March 25, 2017, 2:30 am

Former San Francisco 49ers lineman Clay Matthews Sr., who was the patriarch of a famous football family, has died. He was 88.

The 49ers said Matthews died Thursday. He had been dealing with a long illness.

Matthews was a two-way player for San Francisco for four seasons in the 1950s. He played...

Author: Associated Press
Posted: March 25, 2017, 12:50 am
Author: Christine Mai-Duc
Posted: March 24, 2017, 10:50 pm

A dog’s reluctance to drink from a bowl in a San Diego classroom led to the discovery of lead in the school’s water system, and testing of all pipes in the San Diego Unified School District will begin soon.

According to a notice sent Friday to parents and staff members at Emerson-Bandini Elementary...

Author: Gary Warth
Posted: March 24, 2017, 10:10 pm
As this week's rains cleared, cold winds and cooler temperatures caused the flowers in the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve to close up. Rangers at the park said the flowers should be at their peak in the coming weeks. The state-protected reserve is open from sunrise to sunset. (Francine...
Posted: March 24, 2017, 10:05 pm

Magdalena Al Omari, a Mexican American convert to Islam, slipped on the hijab and braced for whatever may come.

It happened a few months later, in the checkout line of a grocery store in Santa Ana.

“¿No tiene calor en esa cosa?” one woman asked another. Isn’t she hot in that thing?

Al Omari shot...

Author: Cindy Carcamo
Posted: March 24, 2017, 8:05 pm

Magdalena Al Omari, a Mexican American convert to Islam, slipped on the hijab and braced for whatever may come.

It happened a few months later, in the checkout line of a grocery store in Santa Ana.

“¿No tiene calor en esa cosa?” one woman asked another. Isn’t she hot in that thing?

Al Omari shot...

Author: Cindy Carcamo
Posted: March 24, 2017, 8:05 pm

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A 35-year-old man was arrested Sunday in connection with the murder of an 8-year-old boy who was shot and killed in Pomona in February.
Author: HEATHER NAVARRO
Posted: March 27, 2017, 8:22 pm


One of the NFL's most transient teams is on the move again. On Monday March 27, 2017, NFL owners approved the Raiders' eventual move from Oakland to Las Vegas. We have a look back at the Raiders' time in...

Photo Credit: Getty Images
Posted: March 27, 2017, 8:08 pm


Keep your peepers peeled for hidden discs (they'll be close to the coast) during the four-day event. It's all happening to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the beloved toss-it toy.

Photo Credit: Wham-O
Author: ALYSIA GRAY PAINTER
Posted: March 27, 2017, 7:40 pm


MLB player Matt Kemp listed his mansion in San Diego for $11.5 million in December.

Photo Credit: Antis Real Estate Photography/Getty Images
Posted: March 27, 2017, 5:25 pm


A husband and wife were arrested Monday in a hit-and-run crash that killed motorcycle rider in Santa Ana. The crashed occurred on St. Patrick's Day afternoon at Standard Avenue and Walnut Street.

Photo Credit: Santa Ana Police Department
Author: JONATHAN LLOYD
Posted: March 27, 2017, 5:01 pm


The driver of a stolen Porsche 911 convertible crashed at the end of an overnight Southern California freeway pursuit. The driver crashed near the 110 Freeway and was arrested.

Photo Credit: ANG
Author: JONATHAN LLOYD
Posted: March 27, 2017, 2:14 pm


If you've tried silent disco and silent yoga, prepare for the silent supper experience.

Photo Credit: UNION/Getty Images
Author: ALYSIA GRAY PAINTER
Posted: March 27, 2017, 1:59 pm


Motivating Our Students Through Experience (MOSTe), a nonprofit founded in 1991, has helped hundreds of girls become the first in their families to graduate from college.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV
Author: KIM BALDONADO
Posted: March 27, 2017, 6:58 am


The Portland Trail Blazers blew out the LA Lakers 97-81 on Sunday night at Staples Center

Photo Credit: Getty Images
Author: SHAHAN AHMED
Posted: March 27, 2017, 5:58 am


The search is on for an arrestee who escaped from the back seat of a patrol unit on Sunday afternoon.

Photo Credit: SBSD - Victorville Police Department
Author: WHITNEY IRICK
Posted: March 27, 2017, 5:53 am


The Portland Trail Blazers beat the LA Lakers 97-81, and Lakers coach Luke Walton spoke about his team's defense in the first half. (Recorded at Staples Center on March 26, 2017)
Posted: March 27, 2017, 5:30 am


Approximately 47 people reported an "unknown illness" at the Oak Glen Christian Conference Center in Yucaipa on Saturday evening.

Photo Credit: Cal Fire San Bernardino
Author: WHITNEY IRICK and JANE YAMAMOTO
Posted: March 27, 2017, 3:01 am


The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series reached the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana for an action-packed week that culminated Sunday with Kyle Larson taking top honors at the Auto Club 400.

Photo Credit: Getty Images
Posted: March 27, 2017, 2:38 am


The Los Angeles Clippers blew an 18-point lead with less than five minutes remaining as the Sacramento Kings stole a stunning victory, 98-97, on Sunday afternoon at Staples Center.

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Danny Moloshok
Author: MICHAEL DUARTE
Posted: March 26, 2017, 11:00 pm


A new bill might allow students at California's public universities and colleges to receive medical abortion pills at student health centers, NBC4's media partner KPCC reports.
Author: KPCC
Posted: March 26, 2017, 9:14 pm


The Palm Beach woman who reported her 6-year-old daughter missing was arrested Sunday after admitting to police she had been drinking and couldn't remember where her child was.

Photo Credit: Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office
Posted: March 26, 2017, 7:42 pm


A 47-year-old man armed with a handgun who held of SWAT in a barricade Sunday overnight for hours was taken into custody and the Canyon Country neighborhood deemed safe.

Photo Credit: Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station
Author: HEATHER NAVARRO
Posted: March 26, 2017, 3:10 pm


The Los Angeles Kings slim chances of making the NHL playoffs sank even further after a 3-0 loss to the New York Rangers on Saturday night at Staples Center.

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill
Author: MICHAEL DUARTE
Posted: March 26, 2017, 5:24 am


An estimated 2,000 people people gathered in Huntington Beach Saturday for a "Make America Great Again" march and rally that turned violent.

Photo Credit: Troy McLaurin
Posted: March 26, 2017, 3:55 am


Christina Browning wanted more time. When her daughter Maddison was delivered stillborn after 43 hours of labor in November 2011, Browning had just three hours with her daughter before Maddison’s body began...

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV
Author: KATE GUARINO
Posted: March 26, 2017, 3:22 am


Our Community House of Hope, a hospice care facility in Thousand Oaks, held its annual fundraising dinner in the hopes it would raise enough money to continue providing hospice care free of charge.

Photo Credit: Marin Austin
Author: MARIN AUSTIN
Posted: March 26, 2017, 3:08 am


The seasonal Carlsbad attraction is lush with color over the final weekend in March.

Photo Credit: The Flower Fields
Author: ALYSIA GRAY PAINTER
Posted: March 25, 2017, 8:51 pm


On Shaq statue night, Jordan Clarkson scored a career-high 35 points to lead the Lakers to a 130-119 overtime victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves

Photo Credit: Getty Images
Author: SHAHAN AHMED
Posted: March 25, 2017, 7:38 am


The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 130-119 in Overtime with Jordan Clarkson scoring a career-high 35 points.
Posted: March 25, 2017, 7:20 am


A UCLA student reported Friday afternoon she was grabbed by an unidentified man near the Public Affairs Building in the central area of the campus.

Photo Credit: Getty Images
Author: SEAN MYERS
Posted: March 25, 2017, 6:39 am


Two officers from LAPD's Hollywood Division were supposed to have dinner with their fellow officers, but got so busy they grabbed a bite by themselves. They were in the right place at the right time to save the...

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV
Author: KATHY VARA
Posted: March 25, 2017, 3:28 am


LA Metro may change carpool lane requirements from two passengers to three. John Cádiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV
Posted: March 25, 2017, 3:18 am

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