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Zbigniew Brzezinski, President Carter's national security advisor, dies

Zbigniew Brzezinski, the national security advisor to President Jimmy Carter, has died. He was 89. His death was announced on social media Friday night by his daughter, MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski. She called him "the most inspiring, loving and devoted father any girl could ever have." Brzezinski...

Santa Monica Police issue warning for residents to lock doors and windows near standoff

Santa Monica residents near the 200 block of 19th Street have been warned by police to stay indoors and to keep their windows and doors locked as officers engage in an apparent standoff with someone in a nearby home. The city’s police department issued the warning on Twitter shortly after 7 p.m....

Students walk out at downtown L.A. arts high school over rape allegations

Students at Cortines School of Visual and Performing Arts walked out of classes Thursday to protest the school’s handling of one student’s charge that another student raped her on campus. Some students and parents are concerned that they were not told anything about the alleged incident. Some also...

L.A. community newspaper editor sentenced in illegal firearms case

The editor of a Sunland-Tujunga community newspaper has been sentenced to 41 months in federal prison for illegally possessing firearms after advertising a “Guns for Haiti Quake Relief” drive, according to the U.S attorney’s office. David “Doc” DeMulle, 75, editor in chief of The Foothills Paper,...

Torossian concedes in L.A. City Council District 7 race

Los Angeles City Council aide Karo Torossian conceded Friday in the San Fernando Valley’s District 7 race and congratulated his one-time rival, Monica Rodriguez, after final results showed him losing the May 16 election. Certified numbers released by the city’s Election Division show Rodriguez,...

ICYMI: What Do Celiac Disease, Bananas, And World War II Have In Common?

Plus, the anti-Instagram, rap's sign language interpreter, and much more! [ more › ]

Dog Fatally Shot By Off-Duty LAPD Officer Working Security On A TV Shoot

The officer sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. [ more › ]

How a supposedly free bridge over the L.A. River will cost taxpayers millions

In the end, the announcement was too good to be true. Los Angeles was going to get a “generous gift” — a bridge across the Los Angeles River, constructed with private money. Six years later, city leaders are ready to build the project. But it’s definitely not free. Instead, the council voted Friday...

California woman sues Jelly Belly Candy claiming beans were full of sugar

A San Bernardino County woman has filed suit against the Jelly Belly Candy Co. claiming that she was duped into buying and eating sugar-filled jelly beans.

After more than five decades, remains of an MIA pilot come home to San Diego

Two U.S. Navy planes came in fast over a bridge in Dong Phong Thuong, North Vietnam. It was June 1965. Cloud cover forced them to descend. The enemy was waiting. Heavy ground fire erupted and the plane of Lt. Cmdr. Frederick Crosby was on fire as it plummeted toward a fish pond. A 31-year-old father...

9 Southern California residents accused in a large-scale international sex trafficking ring

Federal authorities have accused nine Southern California residents of participating in a large-scale, international sex trafficking ring that abused and enslaved hundreds of Thai women who had been recruited with promises of a better life in the U.S. The nine defendants were among 20 people arrested...

The designer of the iconic pink 'pussyhat' is moving on from Atwater Village

Every now and then, people drop by the Little Knittery in Atwater Village to catch a glimpse of where it all began. It was here that two young women partnered with shop owner Kat Coyle in November to create the “pussyhat,” the iconic pink cap worn by thousands of protesters at the women’s march....

Off-duty LAPD officer shoots and kills dog while working security for film set downtown

An off-duty Los Angeles police officer fatally shot a dog while working security for a TV show filming downtown, LAPD officials said. The motorcycle officer was stationed in the 400 block of South Main Street about 11:40 a.m. when he got into an argument with a man and was then attacked by a dog,...

The Coming Food Hall-ization Of L.A.

A wave of seven new food halls is about to crest over Los Angeles: get ready. [ more › ]

This State Senate Bill Could Help End California's Notorious Rape Kit Backlog

Assemblyman Chiu suggests Californians contact their state senators in support of the bill. [ more › ]

Big Bear Lake plans to grow its own rainbow trout in a new $3.5-million hatchery

Hatchery Drive cuts through the forest about a mile east of the reservoir for which this San Bernardino Mountain resort community is named. It’s the lone remnant of a facility that produced teeming millions of trout here before mud flows closed it in 1932. Now, with trout offered by state hatcheries...

Former professor is arrested in beatings at Berkeley rally

Authorities say a former San Francisco Bay Area junior college professor has been arrested for allegedly beating three people during violent clashes between supporters and detractors of President Trump last month. Berkeley Police Lt. Dan Montgomery says 28-year-old Eric Clanton was arrested in...

Kayak Season In The L.A. River Kicks Off Monday

Two sections of the L.A. River will be open for public use from Memorial Day to Labor Day. [ more › ]

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