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The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce formally came out against Mayor Eric Garcetti's $13.25 an hour minimum wage proposal on Tuesday, saying that boosting the rate would "reduce, not increase the number of jobs" in the city.
A $20,000 reward is offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the serial bank robber known as the El Chapparito Bandit, the FBI in San Diego announced Tuesday.
A 25-year-old woman was sunbathing on Venice Beach on Monday afternoon when she was run over by an L.A. County lifeguard vehicle.
Power outages linked to L.A.'s intense heat wave rolled across the city Tuesday. As temperatures approached dangerous highs, harried crews restored service to one area only to be sent to another blackout.
The Los Angeles Fire Commission adopted new rules Tuesday to prevent conflicts of interest and reform a firefighter hiring process that a city report called “tainted” by concerns of nepotism.
September's heat wave has affected almost every corner of Southern California in recent days, but the map below shows some of the hardest-hit hot spots.
Several destructive, fast-moving wildfires that have erupted in Northern California in recents days continue to rage, burning dozens of homes and forcing hundreds of residents to flee.
In the aftermath of the uproar over "Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts' detainment by Los Angeles police officers, questions have been raised about what rights an individual has when approached by law enforcement.
About 3,600 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers remained without power Tuesday amid warnings that a stifling heat wave would likely send temperatures across the region into the triple digits, potentially breaking longtime records.
Statewide regulations that take effect today require drivers to stay at least three feet away from cyclists while passing, or face a $35 fine.
About 1,500 customers in Pacific Palisades were without electricity Monday night as a result of a power outage probably caused by high temperatures and over-usage of appliances, utility officials said.
The wildfire that ravaged the Northern California community of Weed on Monday forced hundreds to evacuate, burned down a church and damaged the town sawmill.
A Northern California wildfire that broke out Monday afternoon has damaged or destroyed more than 100 structures, forced at least 1,500 residents to evacuate and led to the shutdown of two highways, fire officials said.
An Australian mosquito capable of transmitting viruses to humans and heartworm to dogs was found in the San Gabriel Valley, vector-control officials said Monday.
A 41-year-old handyman and explosives enthusiast was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison for the incident in which a blast from his homemade cannon ripped through his trailer and killed his girlfriend.
The Los Angeles city attorney's office filed multiple criminal charges Monday against the owner of a party bus in the 2013 death of a man who fell from the vehicle.
Assemblyman John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) has decided not to challenge Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar in the March election, his political strategist said Monday.
An anti-police drone coalition demonstrated outside Los Angeles City Hall on Monday and criticized legislation they said would help clear the way for law enforcement to use the unmanned aerial devices.
A Southwest Boeing 737 leaving San Jose for Phoenix was diverted to Oakland International Airport on Monday afternoon due to an emergency.
The Silverado Canyon fire --which prompted the evacuation of dozens of residents as it grew to about 1,600 acres -- was started accidentally by metal sheeting used to protect a homeowner’s backyard vegetable garden, officials said Monday.