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Burbank officer who claimed discrimination, pregnancy harassment loses appeal

A California appeals court sided with the city in a case involving a Burbank police officer who sued on allegations of racial and gender discrimination, along with pregnancy harassment. Cindy Guillen, who identifies herself as Burbank's first Hispanic female officer, sued the city in May 2009,...

Snow near Lake Arrowhead forces road closures as chilly temperatures nip Southland

Snowfall near Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear forced officials to shut down two roadways on Thursday night and urge motorists to drive with chains. About four miles of Highway 189 stretching from Lake Gregory in Crestline to Strawberry Lodge in Twin Peaks were closed because of the snow, according...

Bicyclist in Carson hit by L.A. sheriff's patrol car, flies into windshield

A bicyclist was struck and injured by a Los Angeles County sheriff's patrol car Thursday along a multi-lane roadway in Carson, authorities said. Soon after 6:30 p.m., the bicyclist was pedaling from a strip mall in the 23500 block of Avalon Boulevard onto an open section of the road when a sheriff's...

California farm recalls vegetable mix in Costco salads linked to E. coli outbreak

A California farm is recalling a vegetable mix believed to be the source of E.coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday. Taylor Farms Pacific Inc. of Tracy, Calif., has recalled a...

Santa Monica man shoots himself in head after firing at cab driver, police say

A Santa Monica father of two was in critical condition Thursday after firing shots at his cab driver before shooting himself in the head and will probably be arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, authorities said. The man and his wife were returning from a date Wednesday when their taxi driver...

Theft of wheelchair from girl without legs met with outpouring of support

Santa Ana police are trying to track down a special wheelchair used by a 4-year-old girl born without legs that was stolen from outside her home last weekend. “I have no idea why somebody would take it, other than to melt it down for money,” said Cpl. Anthony Bertagna, spokesman for the Santa Ana...

A chilly Thanksgiving in California, with freeze warnings in the north

It's been an usually warm 2015 so far, but on Thanksgiving Day, California is in for some cool conditions. In the Los Angeles area, temperatures will get into the low 60s during the day and fall into the 50s and 40s in the evening, National Weather Service forecasters said. A large swath of Northern...

New LA Times buyout names on farewell day for many

Arts and Culture Editor Kelly Scott, Books Editor Joy Press, City-County Bureau Chief Rich Connell and education editor Beth Shuster join the brain drain. Plus five more photographers.

Casey Kasem's children sue his widow, saying alleged abuse led to his death

Three of Casey Kasem’s children and his brother filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the late radio host’s widow, accusing her of neglecting his medical care and hastening his 2014 death. The lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court alleges that Jean Kasem moved her husband between medical facilities,...

11 injured after wind gusts blew through Northern California flea market

Eleven people were injured Wednesday after wind gusts blew through a Northern California flea market, sending several tents and tarps airborne, striking some patrons and vendors. The winds kicked up about 3 p.m. at the Galt Flea Market, a weekly outdoor bazaar about 25 miles southeast of Sacramento,...

Homeless man is accused of collecting machine guns, silencers and handguns

Richard Cunningham was homeless. But he wasn’t gun-less, police allege. Deputies found a cache of weapons at his Harbor City encampment, including: two fully operational machine guns, four handguns, two makeshift silencers and numerous rounds of ammunition, according to Det. Mark Pope of the Los...

Extra, Extra: This Guy Is Expertly Trolling Target's Black Friday Ads

Wu-Tang's $1 million album, the Korean American Museum is getting a new home and more end of day links. [ more › ]

Video: Eagles Of Death Metal Describe Escaping The Terrorist Attack In Paris

The members of The Eagles of Death Metal give a heart-wrenching interview about the attack on the Bataclan in Paris. [ more › ]

Help Restore A Downtown Piece Of Public Art Too Far Ahead Of Its Time

The project wants to give the 40-year-old public sculpture a new life. [ more › ]

Photos: Skaters Turn Ruined Roadway Into World's Greatest Skatepark

"We all skate and shoot professionally but rarely do we get a chance to skate a spot like this." [ more › ]

The Best Booze Stores In Los Angeles

Whether you're a seasoned connoisseur or just looking to expand your drinking palate, here are our favorite shops for booze around Los Angeles. [ more › ]

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Borrego Springs, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Wednesday afternoon four miles from Borrego Springs, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:14 p.m. at a depth of 1.2 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 27 miles from La Quinta, Calif., 28 miles from...

L.A. Cocktail Menus to Be Thankful For

In Los Angeles, fall is best of all. And it's not just because the sweltering heat of October has at last been replaced by the more tolerable heat of November, and it's not just because the tourist season is over and our roads and freeways are again jam-packed with only local traffic. Show More Summary

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