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USC faculty files union paperwork

USC faculty filed paperwork Tuesday to hold union elections, a move that administrators have warned could lead to increased hostility on campus. The non-tenure track professors were organized by Service Employees International Union Local 721, which represents bargaining units in Los Angeles and...

'King Tides' Expected To Bring Coastal Flooding And Dangerous Rip Currents

Exceptionally high tides and unusually warm water temperatures could cause flooding and strong rip currents to the coast over the next several days. [ more › ]

Fire Truck Drove Too Fast & Killed Man On His Way To Brother's Wedding, Lawsuit Says

The widow and mother of a man who was killed when his car crashed into a fire truck have filed a suit against L.A. County and the truck's driver. [ more › ]

The Arts District's Newest Gallery Will Open With An All-Female Lineup

Hauser & Schimmel will open their massive, new gallery with an exhibit of sculptures made by women after WWII. [ more › ]

Photo: CHP Officer Gets Creative When Wrangling In A Loose Donkey

Here's how you get creative when you don't have the tools necessary for the job. [ more › ]

Avoid These Streets During The Hollywood Christmas Parade This Weekend

It may seem a bit early for Hollywood to be having a Christmas parade, but it's happening this Sunday, and it might mess up your commute and possibly even get your car towed if you're not careful. [ more › ]

Search underway for man suspected of killing girlfriend with hammer in East L.A.

A search is underway for a homeless man that sheriff’s officials say killed his girlfriend with a hammer early Saturday in East Los Angeles. Antonio Medina has been on the run since his 21-year-old girlfriend Kassandra Ochoa’s lifeless body was found about 1 a.m. in a converted garage in the 470...

King tides will hit California coast, bringing possible flooding and dangerous rip currents

King tides are expected along California’s coastline Tuesday, causing flooding and possibly bringing strong rip tides for the next four days. The unusually high tides, which occur near the solstices, can create a dangerous situation at beaches as warm sea surface temperatures cause water levels...

Buyout list at LA TImes 'makes you want to cry'

"This list gives painful dimension to the loss of knowledge and wisdom that Los Angeles is about to face," says a former NYT and LAT editor.

LA Times printing plant land put up for sale

Chicago's Tribune Media wants to cash in on the hot real estate market in downtown Los Angeles.

Identity released of one of two brothers killed at East L.A. park

Authorities on Monday identified one of the two brothers who were fatally shot while playing basketball at a public park in East Los Angeles. Antonio Aguilar, 33, of Palmdale was pronounced dead at Ruben F. Salazar Park in the 3800 block of Whittier Boulevard about 11 a.m. Sunday, according to...

Man sentenced for murdering coworker and entombing body in cement

A man who shot and killed a former coworker out of resentment over being laid off was sentenced to 50 years to life in prison Monday. Juan Alberto Galvez, 49, shot the coworker with a shotgun two days before Christmas in 2012. The coworker, Guillermo Diaz, 38, had not been laid off from the Santa...

Extra, Extra: SoCal And NorCal, Please Stop Fighting

The Dodgers have finally landed a new skipper, it's time Californians to all get along, and Henry Rollins gets a badass worm named after him. [ more › ]

'Little Sister' Brings Bold And Inventive Southeast Asian Flavors To DTLA

From breakfast congee with confit duck to beef tartare with cassava chips, the new location of the South Bay's Little Sister is bringing clever twists to bold Southeast Asian flavors in Downtown L.A. [ more › ]

San Diego police investigate teen girl's shooting death

 San Diego police are investigating the death of a 14-year-old girl whose body was found in a canyon, police said Monday. The body was found Wednesday. The medical examiner determined that the teenager died of gunshot wounds, and the death is listed as a homicide, police Lt. Mike Hastings said....

Search underway for man suspected of killing his parents in Sonoma County

The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office launched a search Monday for a 34-year-old man suspected of slaying his parents, who were found dead inside their home near Sebastopol. Nathan Wilson was last seen near his parents' property in Twin Hills and was believed to be driving a dark gray 2006 Toyota...

12 Of The 50 Worst Traffic Bottlenecks In The Country Are In SoCal

Los Angeles fell short of the taking the top spot, but that's OK. [ more › ]

Former campaign worker gets probation in San Diego congressional scandal

A former campaign worker in the failed congressional bid of former San Diego Councilman Carl DeMaio was put on probation Monday for spreading a lie that may have contributed to DeMaio's 2014 defeat. After Todd Bosnich left the campaign, he told San Diego police that he had received an anonymous...

Joan's On Third Sues Joan's On Third Over Omelet Fluffiness

Joan's on Third accused Joan's on Third Santa Monica of using moldy cheese, the wrong frosting and selling unapproved peach candies. [ more › ]

Police Looking For This Man After 21-Year-Old Woman Found Dead In East L.A.

The body of 21-year-old Kassandra Ochoa was discovered near a cemetery in East L.A. early Saturday morning. [ more › ]

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