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Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Compton

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Monday morning one mile from Compton, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:05 a.m. PDT at a depth of 7.5 miles.

DAY OF INNER PEACE 2015: Why It's Important

We live in an era of supposed moral relativism. This post-modern age, in which the subjective is held as the highest possible state of consciousness, where each social and cultural issue is open to interpretation, and art that deconstructs our reality, rather than offering concrete solutions to our problems, is seen as the creative ideal. Show More Summary

First batch of LAPD body cameras rolls out today

After nearly two years of fundraising, testing and negotiating policy, body cameras will be outfitted on Los Angeles police officers starting Monday morning.

Movieland Mystery Photo

  For Monday, we have this distinguished gentleman in a three-piece suit.

Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: ‘Sins of Hollywood – Tinseltown’s First Sordid Look at Scandal

“The Sins of Hollywood,” via Archive.org. From its very beginnings, the motion picture industry has endured protests and censorship attacks from conservative members of the American public, those scandalized at seeing women given the right to be heroines, use of … Continue reading ?

Juan Romero finds some peace, 47 years after the Ambassador pantry

I'm always glad when Steve Lopez goes back and checks on the busboy who cradled Robert F. Kennedy as he lay wounded on election night in June 1968.

Here's Kanye West's Epic VMAs Speech

MTV held their inaugural Video Music Awards ceremony in 1984, and since then their VMA stage has transformed into a venue for scripted drama and fake controversy. But Kanye West has always gone off-script, and tonight he delivered aShow More Summary

Oliver Sacks, 82, neurologist and author dies of cancer

Sacks announced in a February Op-ed piece that he had spreading cancer and was detaching from big world concerns like the Middle East and global warming. "My generation is on the way out…"

Wes Craven dies at 76; horror maestro made 'Nightmare on Elm Street' and 'Scream' films

Wes Craven, the prolific horror filmmaker behind "A Nightmare on Elm Street" and the "Scream" movies, died Sunday at his Los Angeles home after a battle with brain cancer, according to his representative. He was 76.

Police shoot, wound man carrying rifle in South San Francisco

A man carrying a rifle was shot and wounded Sunday by police in South San Francisco, authorities said.

L.A. board members will interview 2 firms to help them find a schools chief

The Los Angeles Board of Education held a private retreat Sunday to discuss the next superintendent of schools and ended up picking two executive search firms to interview.

Several San Quentin prison inmates have tested positive for Legionnaires' disease

Six San Quentin prison inmates have tested positive for Legionnaires' disease, and more than 50 others are showing early symptoms following an outbreak discovered at the Bay Area prison late last week, officials said.

Overheard In L.A.: The World's Most Dangerous Boy Band

Literally everyone is seeing 'Straight Outta Compton', I guess. [ more › ]

Drug suspect in San Diego dies while being taken to jail, police say

San Diego police are investigating the death of a 42-year-old man who collapsed as he was being arrested on drug charges, police said Sunday.

2 Men Dead After Running Red Light To Get Away From The Cops

Two men were killed after they ran a red light and plowed into an SUV in an effort escape the cops. [ more › ]

17-Year Old Skateboarder Killed In Hit-And-Run

A teenage skateboarder was killed in a hit and run and police are asking for the public's help. [ more › ]

Shark Takes A Bite Out Of A Surfer's Board In Close Call

A surfer is counting her blessings after a great white shark took a big bite out of her surfboard. [ more › ]

It took hunting to find L.A. school board meeting on superintendent hunt

Los Angeles school officials have promised a "transparent" search for the next superintendent of schools, but got that process off to a murky start by the listing of a faulty address for a Sunday morning board meeting.

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