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Massive new slide covers stretch of Highway 1 near Big Sur

A massive new landslide along California's iconic coastal Highway 1 has buried the road under a 40-foot layer of rock and dirt, the latest hit in a winter of crippling slides and flooding. A swath of the hillside gave way in an area called Mud Creek on Saturday night, covering about one-third of...

Manchester points to vulnerabilities even at venues with high security, counter-terrorism experts say

The explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in the British city of Manchester killed at least 19 people and injured dozens. It is raising new questions about how authorities can better protect large venues. What we know The explosion happened near an entrance to the 21,000-seat Manchester Arena just...

O.C. Supervisor Todd Spitzer calls for federal oversight of district attorney's office

Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer asked federal authorities Monday for an emergency takeover of the Orange County district attorney’s office, citing what he called “continuing revelations of scandal.” Spitzer’s letter to U.S. Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions noted a recent liability claim filed by...

ICYMI: Which L.A. Neighborhood's Gentrification War Is Getting National Coverage?

Plus, why we believe in time, reading Haruki Murakami, and much more! [ more › ]

Gas station's nacho cheese sauce is now linked to patient's death

A person has died after contracting botulism linked to a batch of nacho cheese sauce sold at a Sacramento County gas station, health officials said Monday. The California Department of Public Health did not identify the patient or provide details about the death. According to the department, 10...

Thomas Keller And Friends To Close Out Food Bowl With Fried Chicken Night

The Soiree Poulet will include guest chefs Jon Shook, Vinny Dotolo, and Jeff Cerciello. [ more › ]

Former border officer gets 5 years in prison for immigrant smuggling

A former Customs and Border Protection officer who took bribes of money and sex to allow immigrants into the U.S. illegally through the San Ysidro Port of Entry was sentenced Monday to five years in prison. Jose Luis Cota pleaded guilty in January to three charges of smuggling immigrants for financial...

20 Of Our Favorite Events Happening In Los Angeles This Week

Here are 20 of the coolest events happening in L.A. this week. [ more › ]

A New System Could Text You 30 Seconds Before An Earthquake Hits

Current tests have advanced warning times of up to 30 seconds. [ more › ]

San Clemente Beaches Remain Closed After Fisherman Reels In Shark

More than two dozen sharks were spotted off the coast on Sunday. [ more › ]

Rivers swollen from melting Sierra Nevada snowpack claim another life in the Central Valley

A high school honor student from Fresno drowned in the San Joaquin River over the weekend, marking the latest fatality in the Central Valley as rivers churn violently as a result of California’s rapidly melting snowpack. On the official Instagram account for the city of Fresno, officials said that...

Chris Cornell's Funeral To Be Held Friday In Los Angeles

He will be buried during a private service at Hollywood Forever. [ more › ]

Inside The Hammer's Newly Digitized Corita Kent Archive

The screenprinting nun's socially aware work is more relevant than ever today. [ more › ]

Body found in burning vehicle near 215 Freeway in Riverside County

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after a body was found in a burning car late Sunday. County firefighters were dispatched to Van Buren Boulevard off the 215 Freeway near Moreno Valley about 11:30 p.m. for reports of a vehicle fire, records show. Firefighters found the...

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