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Upgrade Your Bedding For A Good Night's Sleep While These Are Still On Sale

Make your bed the most comfortable spot to be with these bedding options, and grab a pair of earplugs while you’re at it. [ more › ]

Los Angeles Has The Worst Traffic On Earth...Literally

Angelenos lost about 104 hours to traffic in 2016. [ more › ]

2 police in Whittier responding to traffic collision report are shot along with 3rd person

Two police officers and one other person were shot Monday morning in Whittier, authorities said. The officers were responding to a report of a traffic collision near Colima Road and Mar Vista Street about 8 a.m when the shooting occurred, said Lt. Steve Dean of the Whittier Police Department. The...

Dangerous flooding likely as powerful storm barrels into Northern California

Large swaths of Northern California were on high alert for flooding Monday as a powerful new storm dumped large amounts of rain on an already saturated region where levees, dams and other waterways are already under major stress. Officials said residents should be prepared to evacuate at a moment’s...

Los Angeles is the world's most traffic-clogged city, study finds

When it comes to getting stuck in traffic on the way to and from work, Los Angeles leads the world. Drivers in the region spent 104 hours each driving in congestion during peak travel periods last year. That topped second-place Moscow at 91 hours and third-place New York at 89, according to a traffic...

Damage to Oroville's main spillway 'was an accident waiting to happen'

The badly damaged main concrete spillway at Oroville Dam was pounded by massive volumes of stormwater this month, but its failures occurred well short of the maximum flow that engineers designed the system to handle. The spillway began breaking apart when its gates were opened Feb. 7, allowing...

Use of ruses by immigration agents are under fire in L.A. and around the nation

During a nationwide operation this month by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, a team of ICE agents in Los Angeles approached the house of a man targeted for deportation. “Good morning, police,” one agent announced in the pre-dawn darkness.  A man opened the door moments later. “Good morning,...

'Flood fighting is in our DNA': To live by the Feather River is to know its power and danger

The early settlers snatched up the rich, loamy land along the Feather River to grow grapes and orchards. Edward Mathews, an Irishman who fled the potato famine, was peddling vegetables and didn’t have the cash for that kind of soil. During heavy rains, the Yuba River would flow so hard into the...

What's Measure S? A breakdown of the ballot measure to restrict development

The biggest issue facing Los Angeles voters on March 7 is Measure S, which would dramatically remake the city’s planning rules. The ballot measure seeks to rein in development and determine where new projects — condo towers, office buildings, and more — can be built. Land use is a complicated subject,...

Massive fire in Goleta building that houses Santa Barbara Islamic Society

Firefighters in Santa Barbara County were battling a three-alarm fire early Monday that broke out at a commercial building that includes a local Islamic Society. The fire was reported about 9:15 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of Ward Drive in Goleta, according to Daniel Christensen, a spokesman for...

Nearly 5,000 remain without power from storm-related outages, DWP says

 About 4,800 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers remained without power late Sunday as storm-related outages persisted across Southern California. The DWP said the outages were spread across the city. More than 1,500 were without power in Watts, 760 in Lake Balboa, 360 in Winnetka...

Activist, politician Tom Hayden is remembered at UCLA memorial

When Robert Kennedy was assassinated in 1968, the senator’s family picked Tom Hayden to be an honorary pallbearer at the funeral because the young antiwar activist embodied “the great hope that my father had in the future of our country,” Robert Kennedy Jr. recalled Sunday night at a memorial for...

Remembering "Annie"

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Feb. 19, 2017) — A local homeless woman named Ann “Annie” Bonelli was remembered Sunday afternoon by friends, family and neighbors as good person who put others before herself.   She was often seen wearing an Edison High School swim team jacket given to her by a local...

Man fatally stabbed in drive-by attack in El Monte

A man was fatally stabbed Sunday morning while walking in El Monte, and the assailant remains at large, authorities said. The victim was walking with his cousin just before noon in the 4200 block of Peck Road when a car pulled up alongside the pair, said Deputy Juanita Navarro-Suarez, a spokeswoman...

Oroville Dam is about to face its next big test as a new storm moves into the area

Engineers and construction crews worked furiously to fortify the Oroville Dam’s damaged spillways and crippled power plant on Sunday as forecasters warned that more heavy rain and possible flooding throughout Northern California were on the way. By Sunday afternoon, the California Department of...

Parolee detained in fatal shooting of two Covina women and wounding of 2-year-old boy

A parolee with a lengthy criminal history was detained as “a person of interest” early Sunday in connection with the fatal shooting of two Covina women and the wounding of a 2-year-old boy, police said. Shortly after midnight Sunday, Lucas Doi Fick, 36, of Covina, knocked on a neighbor’s door in...

High risk of flooding in Northern California as waterways reach their limits

Officials said Sunday there is a high risk of flooding in parts of already-saturated Northern California as the latest “atmospheric river” storm moves in. The National Weather Service said the highest risk for flooding was in a large swath of the region from Monterey to Marin County on the coast,...

The Oscars are in a week, but the traffic headaches begin Sunday

In one week, celebrities, filmmakers and Hollywood’s elite will descend upon the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood for the 89th annual Oscars award show. For everyone else, there will be traffic. Road closures in the streets around the awards show begin Sunday night and continue for several days beyond...

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