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8 Places To Train For California's Snowy, Treacherous Mountains

There's a saying that goes something like this: in Southern California, you can surf in the morning and ski at night. [ more › ]

Roseanne Barr Is Opening A Medical Marijuana Dispensary

The Santa Ana shop will be dubbed "Roseanne's Joint." [ more › ]

Photos: This Moon Resort Planned For Coachella Looks Out Of This World

    If you believe they put a man on the moon, we have a resort to sell you. [ more › ]

L.A. councilman joins calls to speed up toxic cleanup around Exide plant

Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar urged state officials Friday to accelerate the removal of toxic lead contamination surrounding a shuttered battery recycling plant in nearby Vernon, saying he was astounded that the state agency overseeing the testing and cleanup of up to 10,000 homes had...

Godzilla El Niño Rains Haven't Forgotten Us, They're Just Running Late

"It hasn't gone away. It is still as strong as it ever was." [ more › ]

Some Jerk Is Shooting Birds With Blow Darts

Authorities are seeking help in catching the culprit responsible for shooting at least four birds in the area. [ more › ]

Trailer: Luke Wilson Stars In Cameron Crowe's New Show, 'Roadies'

'Roadies' will focus on the work and lives (and of course, loves!!) of the people who tour with a band, ensuring the show happens. [ more › ]

Obama Protects 1.8 Million Acres Of Desert With 3 New National Monuments

The three new National Monuments span from the Palm Springs area to the California-Nevada state border [ more › ]

Coastal Commission 'More Interested' In Developer Interests, Says Fired Boss

Environmental groups are now unsure of what direction the California Coastal Commission will take. [ more › ]

Eli Broad's Plan to Take Over Half of LAUSD: Silver Bullet or Poison Pill?

Eli Broad's $490 million plan is being touted as the silver bullet to save education in Los Angeles Unified Schools (LAUSD). His plan would create 260 new charter schools, enrolling about 130,000 students, nearly half of LAUSD by the year 2023. Show More Summary

State Agency Is So Over That Notorious Palos Verdes Surfer Gang

Now the Coastal Commission has something to say about those notorious, middle-aged wave czars. [ more › ]

14 Cool Places To Eat And Drink On Ventura Boulevard

From intimate new wine and cocktail bars to fresh takes on modern Mexican and Neapolitan pizza, here are our favorite spots on Ventura Boulevard. [ more › ]

Mario Woods was shot at least 21 times by San Francisco police, autopsy report says

A knife-wielding San Francisco man was struck by at least 21 bullets and was under the influence of methamphetamine when police sprayed gunfire at him in December, according to an autopsy report released Thursday. The death of Mario Woods, 26, sparked protests from Bay Area residents after a cellphone...

Mavericks big-wave surfing contest begins, but where are the women?

The Titans of Mavericks big-wave surfing competition is underway in Northern California, but it comes amid a debate over whether more women should be involved in the event. Waves of up to 16 feet are expected -- big, but not as huge as the 30-foot waves sometimes seen in the area. It's a one-day,...

The 31st Los Angeles Marathon: Street and ramp closures

Prior to the start of the 31st L.A. Marathon's 26.2-mile race this Sunday, streets along the route will be closed as early as 4 and 5 a.m. and reopened after the runners pass - about one mile each 13 minutes. Nearby freeway ramps also will be closed.

Female student found dead at Whittier College; foul play is not suspected

Police are investigating the death of a Whittier College student after her body was found Thursday in a campus dorm room. Officers received a report of an unresponsive woman and arrived to find the student dead about 4:30 p.m. inside the dorm room at Johnson Hall, a first-year residential housing...

How the NFL really decided on a future in Inglewood

The in-fighting between owners was "bloody and bitter," says ESPN the Magazine in a long takeout.

L.A. County sheriff's deputies fatally shoot Lancaster man armed with 4-foot ax

Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies fatally shot a Lancaster man armed with an 4-foot-long ax Thursday night when he apparently refused to drop the sharp tool even after he was struck several times with a stun gun. After deputies shot the 45-year-old man, he was taken to an area hospital and...

LA Times goes with fake Obama 'gridlock' headline

The story doesn't include any reports of traffic problems, but LAT headlines are becoming more about hype than truth.

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