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Freeways, major roads flooded by rain water

Live updates: Strongest storm in years moving into L.A. area Feb. 17, 2017, 4:55 p.m. The strongest storm to hit Southern California in several years is expected to bring torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds Friday. A flash flood watch has been issued for Santa Barbara, Ventura and...

Mudslides? Been there, done that, one Duarte teenager says

Live updates: Strongest storm in years moving into L.A. area Feb. 17, 2017, 4:25 p.m. The strongest storm to hit Southern California in several years is expected to bring torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds Friday. A flash flood watch has been issued for Santa Barbara, Ventura and...

Tree down on Huntington Beach restaurant

Live updates: Strongest storm in years moving into L.A. area Feb. 17, 2017, 4:25 p.m. The strongest storm to hit Southern California in several years is expected to bring torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds Friday. A flash flood watch has been issued for Santa Barbara, Ventura and...

Who are the winners of the NBA's midseason awards?

The All-Star break serves as more of a second intermission than a midseason classic. NBA teams darted to this point  almost four months ago, save for Brooklyn’s meandering. Teams are taking a breather as they ponder the ramifications of Thursday, when the trade deadline hits and play resumes. The...

Watch 'explosive' landslide the size of 3 football fields plummet down a San Bernardino County mountain

Live updates: Strongest storm in years moving into L.A. area Feb. 17, 2017, 2:53 p.m. The strongest storm to hit Southern California in several years is expected to bring torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds Friday. A flash flood watch has been issued for Santa Barbara, Ventura and...

USC looks for historic fifth consecutive win over UCLA. Bruins say not so fast

Two years ago, in a dim locker room in the bowels of the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the USC basketball team held a wake for a season that ended just as some team members had expected: in the Pac-12 Conference tournament, with a loss to rival UCLA. Players showered, dressed and plodded...

Highway 101 north of Ventura closes after mud washes over lanes

Live updates: Strongest storm in years moving into L.A. area Feb. 17, 2017, 1:56 p.m. The strongest storm to hit Southern California in several years is expected to bring torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds Friday. A flash flood watch has been issued for Santa Barbara, Ventura and...

Jam the courts, blow the whistles, shut down the kitchen: Here are The Resistance’s latest strategies

People are calling out Trump and his administration in meaningful, productive ways all across the land.

Beating the odds: Ed Thorp tells how he invented card counting and made a fortune on Wall Street

Edward O. Thorp doesn’t look like an outlaw. The man greeting me in his Newport Beach business office stands ramrod straight with the studied mien of a mathematics professor — which he was at UC Irvine for nearly two decades. He’s as trim at 84 as he must have been at 30, when he first won fame...

Taking it all in

Live updates: Strongest storm in years moving into L.A. area Feb. 17, 2017, 1:02 p.m. The strongest storm to hit Southern California in several years is expected to bring torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds Friday. A flash flood watch has been issued for Santa Barbara, Ventura and...

Knott's Berry Farm closes amid stormy weather

Live updates: Strongest storm in years moving into L.A. area Feb. 17, 2017, 1:02 p.m. The strongest storm to hit Southern California in several years is expected to bring torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds Friday. A flash flood watch has been issued for Santa Barbara, Ventura and...

Georges St-Pierre signs to return to the UFC

Georges St-Pierre has officially signed a new fight agreement with the UFC, company President Dana White told the Los Angeles Times on Friday, giving the organization a bona fide pay-per-view headliner to cushion the absence of Conor McGregor. “He’s back. I’m excited,” White said. “We worked at...

National Weather Service issues flood advisory for Los Angeles County

Live updates: Strongest storm in years moving into L.A. area Feb. 17, 2017, 1:02 p.m. The strongest storm to hit Southern California in several years is expected to bring torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds Friday. A flash flood watch has been issued for Santa Barbara, Ventura and...

Racism was a big factor in the Flint water crisis, a new report explains.

The Commission finds black residents of Flint have been failed at every level not just in the present, but for decades.

Facial Recognition Software: The Next Big Thing in Species Conservation?

How do you care for the creatures you love? You shoot them with tranquilizer darts, capture them in cages, embed microchips, pierce their ears or make them wear funny collars. For scientists who monitor endangered species, these areShow More Summary

Trump turns optimistic during visit to Boeing plant in South Carolina: 'I will never, ever disappoint you'

Navajo tribe pressures Trump to save Arizona coal plant slated for closure Feb. 17, 2017, 11:23 a.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Trump says he wants to bring back coal. This soon-to-be closed Arizona plant could be his first test The White House has explored...

L.A. will see heaviest rainfall just in time for the evening commute

Live updates: Strongest storm in years moving into L.A. area Feb. 17, 2017, 11:29 a.m. The strongest storm to hit Southern California in several years is expected to bring torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds Friday. A flash flood watch has been issued for Santa Barbara, Ventura and...

The Russia story roars back to life — Reviewing Week 4 of the Trump saga

Eight years ago today, President Obama signed the economic stimulus bill into law, marking a major legislative triumph for his new administration.  Sixteen years ago at this point, President George W. Bush had submitted his tax cut plan to Congress and was negotiating what would become the No Child...

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