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Earthquake: Magnitude 3.5 quake strikes near Fort Bragg

A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Saturday morning 11 miles from Fort Bragg according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:13 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.9 mile.

Lawyers call DWP billing settlement 'half-baked,' urge court to reject

Attorneys representing several Los Angeles residents who sued the Department of Water and Power over the disastrous rollout of its new billing system are balking at a proposed settlement that the utility reached in a separate lawsuit over inflated and erroneous bills, calling it "half-baked."

3 men sentenced to 15 years in San Bernardino police shootout

Three men were sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison for assaulting two San Bernardino police officers during a lengthy shootout last August that left one gunman dead.

Video: Frank Gehry Describes His Vision For The L.A. River

Frank Gehry reveals his vision for redesigning the L.A. River in a video released today. [ more › ]

Mountain Lion 'Knocked Down' Mechanic After Hiding In His Shop Overnight

A man opening up his auto body shop got quite a surprise when a mountain lion came dashing out of the door and knocked him over. [ more › ]

L.A. City Council backs state legislation regulating civilian drone use

The Los Angeles City Council on Friday unanimously endorsed proposed state legislation that would regulate civilians' use of drones, which have come under fire on such grounds as invasion of privacy and interfering with emergency responders.

L.A. school board will meet privately to discuss superintendent search

The Los Angeles Board of Education is meeting in an unusual closed-door meeting Sunday to discuss what they want in the next superintendent of schools and how to go about finding someone.

Robin Williams' children and widow agree to meet over comedian's estate

The wife of Robin Williams and his children have agreed to meet in private next week to discuss how they can resolve disagreements over the late actor's estate.

L.A. County Is Cracking Down On Raves, Cancels One Event

The party's not completely over, though things are going to be different. [ more › ]

A New Craft Beer Bar With Shuffleboard On The Patio Opens Tonight In Highland Park

A slick new craft beer bar with a killer patio perfect for catching a breeze is opening in Highland Park tonight. [ more › ]

Judge sides with San Diego board in dispute with Metropolitan Water District

  A judge Friday upheld his tentative ruling in favor of the San Diego County Water Authority in its bitter, multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.

Sword- and bat-wielding assailants attack two men in Bellflower park

One man armed with an aluminum bat and another with a sword slashed and beat two other men in a Bellflower park following an argument Thursday night, authorities said.

Ellen Page: It's 'Offensive' To Call Actors Who Play Gay Characters 'Brave'

Ellen Page says we should stop overpraising her fellow actors who play gay characters. [ more › ]

Sneak Peak Video: This Hollywood Block Will Be Getting A Major Makeover

This massive project will transform 3.5 acres of Hollywood into a pedestrian-friendly block of apartments, shops and office space. [ more › ]

Subpoenas and Community Condom Policing: The War on Condomless Porn

Last week, three large adult industry STI testing and treatment facilities were served subpoenas demanding the release of adult performer medical records dating back to 2007. Filed by Michael Weinstein of the Aids Healthcare Foundation, the subpoena is part of an ongoing crusade against condomless porn--one that is far from over. Show More Summary

Pilot killed in plane crash in Antelope Valley is ID'd as San Diego man

Authorities have identified a pilot killed Thursday afternoon in a plane crash near a private airport in southeast Antelope Valley.

New Eatery's Sandwiches Named After Public Radio Hosts Like Ira Glass

All-star public radio hosts like Ira Glass are getting a nod from a soon-to-be-open sandwich shop in Frogtown. [ more › ]

The LAPD Will Begin Deploying Body Cameras Next Week

On Monday the LAPD will begin the rollout of its plan to equip 7,000 body cameras on police officers. [ more › ]

Photos: Thousands Dressed In White Partied At Pershing Square Last Night

  Thousands of people dressed in white gathered downtown last night for an elegant, flash mob dinner party. [ more › ]

Larry King thinking a lot about his final gig

Over the quarter-century that he hosted ‘‘Larry King Live,’’ King was always asking his guests, ‘‘What do you think happens when we die?’’

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