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Santa Barbara County resident monitored for possible Ebola infection

A Santa Barbara County resident possibly contracted the Ebola virus overseas and was being transported Sunday night to a Los Angeles-area hospital for close monitoring, public health officials said.

Hiker dies after cliff collapses at Point Reyes

One hiker was killed and another injured after the cliff at the Arch Rock overlook at Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County collapsed into the shoreline 70 feet below, officials said Sunday.

Rising temps to bring dry end to Southern California's poor rainy season

Temperatures are expected to heat up toward the end of next week, signaling a dry, disappointing and foreboding end to the region’s rainy season as four years of low precipitation continue.

Thousands of cyclists enjoy CicLAvia in its Valley debut

Under a cloudy March sky, thousands of bicyclists rolled down Lankershim Boulevard early Sunday in the first CicLAvia car-free event to be held in the San Fernando Valley.

L.A. prosecutor talked to Robert Durst without attorney's permission, lawyer says

Richard DeGuerin, Houston-based attorney for jailed New York real estate scion Robert Durst, said Sunday that a Los Angeles prosecutor met with his client in Louisiana without his permission before he arrived to represent him.

Jack W. Peltason, former president of UC system, dies at 91

Jack W. Peltason, a constitutional scholar and a former chancellor of UC Irvine who was president of the University of California system for three years in the 1990s, died Saturday, UC Irvine announced.

Motorcyclist killed by hit-and-run driver identified

A motorcyclist killed by a hit-and-run driver last week in Brentwood has been identified as Ehsan Fazel of Woodland Hills, authorities said Saturday.

Oregon man arrested on suspicion of assaulting Oceanside officer

A 58-year-old Oregon man was arrested Saturday morning on suspicion of trying to murder an Oceanside police officer.

Families of missing Mexican students seek support in L.A.

Families of 43 students kidnapped and presumed to have been massacred in Mexico have embarked on caravans throughout the U.S., with a march scheduled Sunday in Los Angeles to bring attention to the case.

Andrar Hoffman wins community college seat

Andra Hoffman, a Glendale Community College employee, beat Francesca Vega for the last remaining seat on the Los Angeles Community College board of trustees, officials announced Saturday.

57 dogs rescued from South Korean farm are up for adoption in Bay Area

Nearly five dozen dogs and puppies rescued from a dog meat farm in South Korea were shipped to San Francisco this week and will be available for adoption.

Protesters block traffic, highlight violence against transgender people

Dozens of transgender activists shut down the intersection of 3rd Street and La Cienega Boulevard outside the Beverly Center for about half an hour Friday evening.

Fire spreads from garage to Burbank home belonging to actor's family

About 50 firefighters knocked down a fire Friday that spread to a home in Burbank’s Rancho neighborhood from a detached backyard garage, fire officials said.

Two LAPD officers awarded $4 million in discrimination lawsuit

Two Los Angeles police officers have been awarded nearly $4 million after suing the department for discrimination and retaliation following the fatal shooting of an unarmed, autistic man in 2010.

LAPD event with ex-Mexican Mafia leader problematic, report says

Los Angeles police did not have the proper authority to remove a convicted killer and former Mexican Mafia shot-caller from custody and take him to a private downtown L.A. event where he addressed business executives earlier this year, according to a report from the...

Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper charged with sexual assault in Las Vegas

Already under investigation for allegedly assaulting women in Los Angeles and two other cities, former NFL star Darren Sharper has been charged with sexual assault in Las Vegas.

State to appeal ruling bouncing D.A. from Seal Beach murder case

The state attorney general's office will appeal a judge's decision to remove Orange County prosecutors from their highest profile murder case, which the judge said had become a "comedy of errors" in the hands of the district attorney's office.

FBI to offer reward for LAPD officer wanted in Pomona slaying

The FBI will offer a reward for information leading to the arrest of Henry Solis, the former Los Angeles police officer suspected of killing a man near a Pomona nightclub.

Egged neighbor sues Justin Bieber, alleges racist remark by bodyguard

The neighbor whose house Justin Bieber vandalized with eggs has sued the pop star for assault and emotional distress, alleging the singer threatened his family and spat in his face and that one of Bieber's bodyguards called him a “little Jew boy.”

Suge Knight prosecutors expected to ask for $25 million bail

Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight is expected to appear in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom Friday morning for a hearing to discuss his bail on murder and other charges.

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