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Massive fire at San Pedro Elks Lodge was arson, officials say

The fire that destroyed part of the Elks Lodge in San Pedro early Tuesday was intentionally set, investigators said.

Dee Dee Myers to join Warner Bros. as chief flack

Myers' Clinton ties could be a factor if Hillary Clinton runs for president. Before she became the first female press secretary at the White House, Myers worked in LA City Hall.

Yacht crash during race off San Francisco Peninsula kills one

A sailboat participating in a race struck a buoy outside Redwood City off the San Francisco Peninsula on Wednesday evening, killing one person and injuring another, authorities said.

Griffith Park mountain lion found sick, possibly poisoned

Remember those stunning photos of P-22 in National Geographic? "He doesn't look like that anymore," National Park Service researcher Seth Riley says now.

Sexual harassment lawsuit filed against ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

SAN DIEGO -- A woman has filed a lawsuit against former Mayor Bob Filner, alleging that he sexually harassed her at a public event at an elementary school while his police bodyguards watched.

Firetruck crash: Cellphone video shows chaotic scene inside restaurant

Video shot on a cellphone moments after a firetruck careened into a Monterey Park restaurant Wednesday shows the chaotic aftermath as patrons and firefighters scrambled to get out from under the rubble.

Two vehicle fires in South L.A. investigated as arson

Officials were trying to determine if two vehicle fires near South Los Angeles on Thursday morning were related.

Rapper survives cutting off penis, leap from second-floor apartment

Investigators are trying to determine what prompted a rapper linked to the Wu-Tang Clan to cut off his penis and jump from a second-story apartment Wednesday in North Hollywood.

Evacuation lifted after military ordnance found in Solvang, Calif.

Residents in more than 1,000 homes who were evacuated from a Solvang neighborhood after a military ordnance was found nearby have been allowed to return home, officials announced early Thursday.

CHP investigating how two firetrucks collided, injuring 15 people

A major-accident team from the California Highway Patrol will investigate how two firetrucks ended up colliding Wednesday in Monterey Park, sending one of them careening into a restaurant, injuring 15 people, including six firefight...

6 Ideas for the Family This Weekend in L.A.

Whether you're celebrating Spring Break or the spring holidays, it's a weekend for togetherness. We've got ideas for every one in your household here, and online at The Family Savvy.

Naps, Why I Love Them

Many moons ago when I was moving into my very first college apartment, I spent what was at the time a small fortune on a black fake fur couch with padded arms and a low back. The aesthetics of black fake fur not withstanding, I selected...Show More Summary

Bus crash: Family and friends hold vigil for Mattison Haywood

Family, friends and students of Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in South Los Angeles gathered Wednesday night for a candlelight vigil to honor Mattison Haywood, one of the 10 victims of the bush crash in Orland.

San Diego teen arrested on suspicion of making threats on social media

SAN DIEGO -- A 17-year-old student was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of making threats against a charter-school teacher in Point Loma and a middle school in Clairemont via social media.

Monterey Park crash: Fire trucks had lights, sirens on, chief says

Officials said two fire trucks had their lights and sirens running when they collided Wednesday afternoon in Monterey Park, sending one careening into a restaurant. 

Monterey Park fire truck crash: 'It was really bad,' witness says

Investigators said it was not immediately clear what caused two fire trucks to collide Wednesday afternoon in Monterey Park, sending one careening into a Chinese restaurant and injuring at least 14 people.

Bell's Robert Rizzo admits 'I breached the public's confidence'

Four years after he became the face of municipal greed, Robert Rizzo broke his long silence Wednesday in a Los Angeles courtroom and asked a judge for mercy.

Bus crash: Nearly all injured students released from hospitals

All but one of the dozens of students injured in last week’s fatal bus crash in Northern California have been released from area hospitals, officials said Wednesday.

Deputies who mistakenly killed aspiring producer to return to duty

The L.A. County sheriff’s deputies who mistakenly shot two victims of a knife attack in West Hollywood, killing one, will return to active duty next week, department officials said.

Several injured when fire truck crashes into Monterey Park restaurant

At least 14 people, including four firefighters, were injured Wednesday afternoon when two fire trucks collided in Monterey Park, sending one crashing into a restaurant, officials said.

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