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Apparent gas leak forces dozens of San Diego residents to evacuate

About 100 San Diego residents were being evacuated from their homes Monday evening in Ocean Beach because of an apparent gas leak, authorities said. Homes in the vicinity of Bacon Street between Santa Cruz and Del Monte avenues were being evacuated shortly after 7 p.m. Someone reported a strong...

Flash floods push cars from road as storm slams San Bernardino County, parts of Nevada and Arizona

A band of thunderstorms and heavy rains in eastern San Bernardino County led to powerful flash flooding Monday evening that washed vehicles off the roadway. The storm system extended into western Arizona and southern Nevada, including northern Las Vegas, flooding roadways as forecasters predicted...

Hollywood preservationists galled after church windows disappear

Hollywood neighborhood activists were aghast last week to see a familiar fixture along Sunset Boulevard -- the stained glass windows of a Gothic Revival church -- abruptly disappear. Local preservationists knew the 90-year-old building at Sunset and Alexandria Avenue was being converted into creative...

Video of controversial South L.A. arrest - and a plea deal that allowed an LAPD officer to avoid jail time - prompts criticism

Newly released video showing a Los Angeles police officer kick and punch a man during a 2014 arrest in South L.A. drew strong reactions Monday as well as criticism of prosecutors for offering the officer a deal that allowed him to avoid jail time. The president of the civilian panel that oversees...

ICYMI: Truman Capote's Ashes Will Be Sold To The Highest Bidder

Nazi-looted masterpieces at the Norton Simon, Sean Parker shenanigans, and more! [ more › ]

Another Family Sues Live Nation For Death At Rave

The lawsuit claims that the music promoters had "turned a blind eye to the known risks." [ more › ]

Exide cleanup: Lead-contaminated soil to be removed from 2 L.A. schools, district says

Amid an outcry from parents over lead contamination, Los Angeles school officials said Monday that they will remove soil with elevated levels of the brain-damaging metal from two elementary schools near the closed Exide Technologies battery recycling plant. Soil will be replaced in a front lawn...

Pool Party Shooting Victim Identified As Local Rapper Kid Cali

The LAPD says security cameras at the mansion took "plenty of video." [ more › ]

Another multi-patient illness strikes skid row as 14 are transported to hospitals

Three days after 18 people were rushed to hospitals from downtown’s skid row, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to another multi-patient medical emergency there on Monday. The patients may have shared an illicit drug or other intoxicant, said Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department,...

L.A. Food & Wine Fest Returns This Weekend With Tastings And A De La Soul Concert

The event is full of enough celebrity chefs to delight any Food Network fan. [ more › ]

Former USC star Todd Marinovich arrested after being found naked with drugs in stranger's backyard, police say

Former USC and Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich was arrested after he was found naked with methamphetamine in a stranger’s backyard by Irvine police investigating a call about a nude man wandering a nearby hiking trail, according to authorities.  Marinovich, who once bore the nickname “Robo...

Former USC, Raiders QB Found Naked In Someone's Backyard With Pot

Todd Marinovich is regarded as one of the biggest NFL draft busts in the '90s. [ more › ]

Environmentalists to sue San Bernardino and Colton over the killing of threatened fish

A coalition of environmental groups Monday announced plans to sue a regional water treatment authority and the cities of San Bernardino and Colton over the repeated stranding and killing of Santa Ana suckers, a fish on the federal threatened species list. Roughly once a month, a water treatment...

20 Of Our Favorite Events In Los Angeles This Week

Check out what's happening in L.A. this week. [ more › ]

'Target Husk' Might Be Embroiled In A Legal Battle For Another 3 Years

Construction on the Hollywood Target had been stalled since August 2014. [ more › ]

Suspected looters arrested in Blue Cut fire evacuation area

Live updates: 96 homes, more than 200 other structures destroyed in Blue Cut fire Aug. 19, 2016, 4:46 p.m. A rash of fires this summer has destroyed homes, caused power outages and subjected residents to repeated evacuation orders. Here are some of the fires now raging in California:Blue Cut fire:...

Fourteen People Hospitalized On Skid Row In Second Incident This Week

The incident is possibly related to the synthetic drug Spice. [ more › ]

Reversal of death sentence reflects leftward tilt of California Supreme Court

Nearly two years ago, Gary Grimes lost his bid to overturn his death sentence. The vote on the California Supreme Court was close — 4-3 — and the decision was not technically final when the court changed membership. Two new justices, appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown, joined the dissenters to reconsider...

Man dies after being run over by a car at his birthday party

A man who lay in front of a car because he didn’t want a friend to leave his birthday party died after being run over early Sunday morning, San Diego police said.  According to the police report, Jonathan Carlyle Merkley of Garden Grove was celebrating his 34th birthday and drinking alcohol with...

Revealed: What You Don't Know About Home Insurance Coverage

Buying a house is one of the biggest investment you can make if you are into real estate. A house increases in value overtime when properly taken care of. And if you are a homeowner be it in California or anywhere else, you need a home...Show More Summary

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