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'Top Gun' Sequel Confirmed By Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise confirmed on an Australian morning show that there will be a sequel to Top Gun, adding, "I'm gonna start filming it in the next year." [ more › ]

California scientists want you to be so afraid of a huge earthquake that you take action

When you know why you should be scared, you'll be more likely to act to protect yourself, says one scientist.

A quirky L.A. landmark fights to survive gentrification, with a little help from friends

Nick Metropolis went to court Monday with $6,000 in his pocket and everything on the line. Namely, his one-of-a-kind collectibles corral on South La Brea Avenue. His only source of income. And his long-running love affair with clients ranging from A-list celebs to treasure-hunting vagrants. It...

Santa Ana police are looking for a man caught on video trying to assault a woman

The Santa Ana Police Department is seeking help from the public in identifying a man it says was captured on video trying to sexually assault an intoxicated woman last weekend. The incident occurred about 3 a.m. Sunday in the 200 block of North Broadway when a 26-year-old woman was approached by...

After raising tuition, Cal State trustees grapple with smaller budget increase in governor's latest proposal

California State University’s Board of Trustees, which recently approved a controversial tuition hike, grappled Tuesday with Gov. Jerry Brown’s revised budget proposal, which takes away some additional funding on the grounds that the rise in tuition will cost the state more in aid to low-income...

Judge 'underwhelmed' by sheriff's search for evidence in O.C. snitch scandal

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department insists it has been working hard to comply with a judge’s long-standing orders to divulge records concerning its handling of jailhouse informants. On Tuesday, however, a 24-year veteran of the department testified that he did not know whether anyone in the...

7 things you need to know about how Trump's budget would affect schools in California and nationwide

President Trump's proposed budget would cut federal education spending, increase charter school money, eliminate some programs and create a new grant program for funding school choice.

Gov. Brown's 'environmental justice' tour of southeast L.A. shows growing influence of polluted neighborhoods

Gov. Jerry Brown slipped quietly into southeast Los Angeles County on Tuesday to tour some of California’s most polluted neighborhoods and meet with activists who have criticized his administration for doing too little to protect the health of the people living there. Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia...

Decomposed body discovered in Griffith Park

Two hikers found a decomposed body in Griffith Park on Monday night, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The hikers discovered the remains about 7 p.m. near Lot 9 in the middle of Griffith Park and notified authorities, police said. The body was so decomposed that neither officers nor...

ICYMI: Yale Students Shocked By Dean's Harsh Yelp Reviews

Plus, the search for all-natural Lucky Charms, what's it like to be in one of those Chevy commercials, Uber commits another no-no, and much more! [ more › ]

Revolutionario North African Tacos Debuts Special Iftar Menu For Ramadan

Daily menus will include traditional Iftar dishes from around the Islamic world. [ more › ]

L.A. Police Commission discusses guidelines for SWAT officers firing from helicopters before meeting ends in rancor

Weeks after Los Angeles police opened fire from a helicopter to end a five-hour standoff with an armed suspect in Sunland, police leaders discussed the guidelines for using such force during a contentious meeting of the city’s Police Commission on Tuesday. Los Angeles Police Department Asst. Chief...

Neil Gaiman Will Read Us The Cheesecake Factory Menu, But Only If We're Good

From Shakespeare to the Cheesecake Factory menu, great art is meant to be heard aloud. [ more › ]

Highly-Anticipated Rossoblu Features Its Own Butchery And Pasta Room

The wine menu has a wide selection of sparkling red Lambrusco wines. [ more › ]

San Mateo County prosecutors say 1989 cold case murder is 'closed' after jury acquits main suspect

The case of a San Mateo County woman who was sexually assaulted and then killed on San Bruno Mountain more than 25 years ago is now considered “closed” after jurors acquitted a Bay Area man accused of the slaying, prosecutors said Tuesday. Gabriel Rey O'Neill, 45, was arrested in 2014 in connection...

74-Year-Old Rabbi Assaulted In Fairfax, Suspect Still At Large

The LAPD says it doesn't believe the attack was a hate crime. [ more › ]

Metro Moves To Overhaul Its Bus System To Fight Falling Ridership

Metro's bus system lost more than 50 million rides in 2016, as compared to 2012 figures. [ more › ]

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