Almost 70 Palm Desert High School students who haven’t been fully immunized for measles are banned from classes for the next two weeks. Meanwhile, the classmate who may have exposed them to the highly contagious virus is being allowed to return.
Kobe Bryant will be sidelined nine months after undergoing a two-hour procedure Wednesday morning to repair a torn rotator cuff, the Lakers announced.
After years of running at a deficit, the Los Angeles Convention Center is reporting profits of $3.3 million for the first year that the facility has been turned over to a private operator.
The Angels avoided arbitration with David Freese on Wednesday, agreeing to terms with the third baseman on a one-year, $6.425-million deal, a salary that was exactly midway between the $7.6 million Freese sought and the $5.25 million the Angels offered.
How do you convert a simple saline solution into a useful treatment for people with Parkinson’s disease? Tell them it’s a drug that costs $100 per dose. And if you want to make it even more effective, tell them it costs $1,500 inste...
Exide Technologies is in trouble again with state environmental regulators who on Wednesday cited the Vernon battery recycler for eight hazardous-waste violations.
It was sealed off from humanity for 30,000 years before sewer workers accidentally shattered its high, vaulted ceiling and allowed Israeli searchers to rappel into its dark interior.
Other actors might simply fight off a cold. Johnny Depp, however, has apparently fought off a chupacabra.
A passenger at Oakland International Airport earlier this month tried to bring aboard a large dagger that fit snugly inside a replica of the Eiffel Tower.
The state's landmark school finance law has prompted most major California school districts to pledge to reduce student suspensions, hire more counselors and use positive alternatives to deal with misbehavior, according to a study released Wednesday.
Arguing that the rising popularity of electronic cigarettes soon will undermine California’s leadership in reducing tobacco use — and questioning the notion that the products help traditional smokers quit — state health officials on Wednesday called for tighter regulation of...
A 5.8 earthquake was reported Wednesday afternoon, 25 miles from Ferndale, Calif. near Euerka, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
A second teen has been arrested in connection with the death of a boy who was stabbed at an East Los Angeles middle school last week.
A Newport Beach businessman accused of murdering his wife in their Newport Coast home and then dumping her body in a trash bin near the Mexican border has vanished, according to court records.
A Cal State finance committee on Wednesday approved a plan to limit the use of controversial student fees -- enacted on many campuses in response to state budget cuts but criticized as a stealthy way to raise tuition.
Twenty Cal State Long Beach students were exposed to measles after they went on a field trip with an infected student during winter break, officials said.
Los Angeles County detectives Wednesday released sketches of two men believed to be involved in a May 2014 double killing in unincorporated Rancho Dominguez.
One of the last of the original politics bloggers wants out before he burns out. He also hopes to write a book.
Feels like an impending death in the family of film lovers, says the Wall Street Journal and KCRW film critic.