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Experience The Trauma Of War At This New Immersive Play Set In A Historic Church

The story is loosely based on Dalton Trumbo's 'Johnny Got His Gun.' [ more › ]

TV Psychic 'Miss Cleo' Dead At 53

Despite her Caribbean accent, the late Miss Cleo was actually born in Los Angeles to American parents. [ more › ]

Amid outbreak, health officials want more gay men vaccinated for meningitis

Health officials in Los Angeles and Orange counties are recommending that all gay and bisexual men receive meningitis vaccinations, amid an outbreak of the potentially fatal disease disproportionately affecting men who have sex with men.  Local health departments were previously recommending vaccinations...

Video: Meet The Treeman Of Venice

He hides in the bushes and trees, and pops out when you least expect. [ more › ]

19,000-acre Soberanes fire burning near Big Sur triggers several state park closures

Firefighters continued a five-day battle Tuesday against a raging wildfire north of Big Sur on Tuesday, fighting back flames that have spread to more than 19,000 acres and triggered several state park closures. Water-dropping helicopters and air tankers were grounded Monday by thick layer of fog...

Man Who Spent $100,000 To Look Like Justin Bieber Died Of A Drug Overdose

Tobias Strebel's body was discovered in a Motel 6 in August of 2015. [ more › ]

New set unveiled at Channel 2 (photos)

The set rolled out on Monday's 5 p.m. news on CBS LA. Photos include an interview area and backstage green room.

Mollie Lowery, 70, longtime angel of Skid Row

Steve Lopez has written a lovely column on his friend, the Skid Row organizer and housing advocate and co-founder of the LAMP Community.

Progress made in battle to control 37,000-acre Sand fire burning in Santa Clarita Valley

Firefighters reported progress Tuesday in the battle against a deadly wildfire that has scorched the Santa Clarita Valley and raised a pall over parts of Los Angeles County. The Sand fire grew slightly to 37,473 acres Monday, but more than 3,000 firefighters worked through the night and were able...

Essential California: With so many politicians in Philly, who is California's governor these days?

Good morning. It is Tuesday, July 26. We like our avocado toast plain, but if you’re looking for something a bit more indulgent, here are seven toasts to try in Los Angeles. Here's what else is happening in the Golden State: TOP STORIES Silicon Valley takeover Verizon Communications purchased Yahoo’s...

Break Up With Business Cards, There's A Better Way To Meet Everybody

We're going to take a bold stance here: business cards are the worst, and let's just ban them forever. Maybe you use them as bookmarks or to scrape gum off the bottom of your shoe—but seriously, those cardboard rectangles are kind of a waste and have got to go. Show More Summary

LAPD officer shot and wounded at South L.A. housing project

A Los Angeles Police Department officer was shot and wounded Monday about 11 p.m. at a housing project in Watts, authorities said. LAPD Deputy Chief Bill Scott said the officer was conscious and breathing and was taken to a hospital for treatment. It is unclear how seriously injured the officer...

Mollie Lowery dies at 70; served as a friend of and advocate for people living on L.A.'s sidewalks

Mollie Lowery, a pioneer in efforts to help people suffering from poverty, addiction and mental illness move out of tents and cardboard boxes on Los Angeles’ sidewalks and into supportive housing, died at her home in Highland Park early Monday. She was 70.  Lowery was a fierce advocate for and...

Dr. Dre is handcuffed and cited after a man claims he pointed a gun; deputies find no proof

Dr. Dre was handcuffed outside his Malibu home Monday after a motorist initiated a private person’s arrest, alleging the music mogul brandished a gun at him at the Pacific Coast Highway residence, authorities said. Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies cited Dre, whose real name is Andre Young,...

ICYMI: Which Hollywood Big Shots Are Playing Dungeons & Dragons?

Plus, The Bachelor beauty secrets, Morgan Freeman has dreads, and the opposite Snowpiercer zooms through the Sand Fire. [ more › ]

Horses, chickens, pigs and a bull: a menagerie of 750 pets have been displaced by the Sand fire

Kayla Partridge held a thick blue rope Monday afternoon as she led Ansel, a 25-year-old Warmblood horse, to a grassy area at the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center in Sylmar. The horse gave a short snort and neigh, then paced around the equestrian center, one of eight shelters for animals affected by...

Zara May Have Stolen Designs From More Than 30 Artists

A new website is cataloging instances in which Zara had allegedly ripped off indie artists. [ more › ]

U.S. judges say California's top court is jeopardizing constitutional rights

Two federal judges warned Monday that the California Supreme Court’s practice in certain criminal cases was jeopardizing citizens’ constitutional rights. U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Judges Jay S. Bybee, a George W. Bush appointee, and Stephen Reinhardt, who was elevated to the court by President...

L.A. County lawsuit demands new safety equipment on gas wells

Southern California Gas Co. should be required to install subsurface safety shut-off valves on all of its natural gas wells in Los Angeles County in order to prevent a leak like the one in Aliso Canyon earlier this year, according to a lawsuit filed Monday.  The lawsuit, filed in Superior Court...

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