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Ann Coulter, free speech and UC Berkeley: How a talk became a political bombshell

Will Ann Coulter speak at UC Berkeley this week? It’s a question that has consumed the university for weeks and on Monday actually sparked a federal lawsuit from College Republicans who invited the conservative author to speak. Coulter’s proposed talk has become a flashpoint for several reasons....

Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in 'Happy Days,' dies at 56

Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," has died. Police in Harrison County, Ind., said she had been found unresponsive Saturday after authorities received a 911 call. She was 56, and the cause of death has not been determined....

Judge blocks President Trump's order to cut off funding for 'sanctuary cities'

A U.S. judge has blocked President Trump’s order to cut off funding to cities that limit cooperation with immigration authorities. Follow @lanow for breaking news.

Inside The 'Casablanca'-Themed Restaurant In Venice

53 minutes agoUnited States / Los Angeles : LAist

On the 75th anniversary of the movie, maybe it's time to finally head to Venice to the restaurant that serves up memorabilia and tortillas. [ more › ]

ACLU Sues LAPD For Denying Access To Public Documents

54 minutes agoUnited States / Los Angeles : LAist

The ACLU alleges that the LAPD "often refuses to respond to requests by journalists and others for months or even years, and in many cases does not respond at all." [ more › ]

Fabulous Fords Forever show this Sunday in Buena Park.

Yes I know Buena Park is in the OC, but this show started in Los Angeles and outgrew its humble beginnings several years ago when it grew to be the largest single Manufacturer show on the West Coast.  With over 2000 Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Edsel automobiles it will be huge event. Show More Summary

Authorities search Cachuma Lake in Santa Ynez Valley for missing boy days after father arrested in his disappearance

The search for a missing 5-year-old boy moved Tuesday to a lake in Santa Barbara County, where authorities said his father had visited before the child vanished. Park rangers and deputies from the Los Angeles and Santa Barbara sheriff’s departments were searching the Cachuma Lake Recreation Area...

Southbound 5 Freeway closed near Griffith Park after crash leaves big rig in flames

A multi-vehicle crash involving two of big rigs closed the southbound 5 Freeway near Griffith Park late Tuesday morning, limiting northbound traffic to one or two lanes, the California Highway Patrol said. The crash was reported just before 11 a.m. north of Los Feliz Boulevard, where a vehicle...

ACLU sues LAPD over 'systemic violation' of public records law

The American Civil Liberties Union has joined with a journalist, a college professor and an activist to sue the Los Angeles Police Department over what they describe as a “systemic violation” of California’s public records law. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday, accused the LAPD of failing to comply with...

The 'Hollywood Heart' Of The 101 Freeway Is Super Red And Lovely This Month

Something to liven things up as you're stuck under the crushing weight of traffic. [ more › ]

Blistering state audit says University of California is paying excessive salaries, mishandling funds

The administration of the University of California system pays top workers salaries significantly higher than that of similar state employees, has provided millions of dollars in benefits not typical to the public sector and failed to disclose to the Board of Regents and the public that it had...

This California university has a vending machine that sells the morning-after pill

Students at UC Davis can now purchase emergency contraception from a campus vending machine. The machine, installed at the school’s Activities and Recreation Center over spring break, dispenses the morning-after pill as well as condoms, pregnancy tests, tampons and over-the-counter medication such...

There It, Is Take It: Water Will Begin Flowing Back Into Silver Lake Reservoir Tuesday

The water will begin flowing at the smaller Ivanhoe reservoir before filling the adjacent Silver Lake reservoir. [ more › ]

What It Was Like To Be On The Rodney King Jury

The jury forewoman's recollections of the trial's opening day. [ more › ]

U.S. Air Force to launch test missile off Central California coast

An unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile will be launched Wednesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base to test the weapon’s effectiveness, accuracy and readiness, according to the Air Force Global Strike Command. The Minuteman III missile test launch will occur between 12:01 and 6:01 a.m. from...

Shooting leaves two dead at Caltrans maintenance facility

A work-related dispute escalated into a shooting Monday that left two people dead at a California Department of Transportation maintenance facility in Northern California. California Highway Patrol investigators said they believe a Caltrans employee got into an altercation with his supervisor about...

New male lions: Meet P-55 and P-56

The two new cats are nearly grown males and face the threat of dominant males already in the Santa Monica Mountains along with the freeways, rat poison and other dangers.

High-speed pursuit ends in Bellflower with gunfire

A high-speed pursuit came to an end Tuesday morning after police fired shots on a vehicle in Bellflower. One person was taken into custody just after 6:50 a.m. and a second suspect appeared to be injured. The condition of the injured person was not immediately known. The pursuit started just after...

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