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LAPD Chief Moore Talks To Us About Police Shootings, Scooters And That Controversial Retirement Program

LAPD Chief Moore Talks To Us About Police Shootings, Scooters And That Controversial Retirement Program

Chief Michel Moore just started the job and already he's had to deal with the deaths of two innocent civilians by police gunfire and answer for a program that benefits him to the tune of $1.27 million.

SpaceX Will Send People To The ISS, And The Ship They Built Is So Sci-Fi Sleek

SpaceX Will Send People To The ISS, And The Ship They Built Is So Sci-Fi Sleek

Our Take Two team roadtripped to SpaceX to learn more about the Crew Dragon spacecraft and meet some of the first astronauts who'll be flying commercial.

Why Bird And Lime Turned Off Their Scooters In Santa Monica And Urged Riders To Rally

Why Bird And Lime Turned Off Their Scooters In Santa Monica And Urged Riders To Rally

Lime says it will reactivate its scooters ahead of a 5 p.m. rally planned at Santa Monica City Hall and is offering would-be demonstrators a $5 ride credit if they go there.

LA County Is Considering Rent Control For Mobile Homes

LA County Is Considering Rent Control For Mobile Homes

The ordinance would limit rent increases in mobile home parks to 3 percent annually.

Google Created LA Neighborhoods That Don't Exist, Then Deleted Them. What Gives?

Google Created LA Neighborhoods That Don't Exist, Then Deleted Them. What Gives?

"North Highland Park" and "Silver Lake Heights" aren't real L.A. neighborhoods. So why did Google put them on their map?

Room 8, The Cat That Adopted An Echo Park School, Died 50 Years Ago Today

Room 8, The Cat That Adopted An Echo Park School, Died 50 Years Ago Today

He was a stray cat that wandered into Elysian Elementary in the 1950s -- and the loving tributes to him last through today.

From Inferno To Hope, But It's Too Early To Declare Victory Over Holy Fire

From Inferno To Hope, But It's Too Early To Declare Victory Over Holy Fire

The Holy Fire has burned more than 18,137 acres since Monday afternoon. It remains only 5 percent contained.

This OC Couple Is Clawing Their Way Out Of Homelessness, And Texting Us Along The Way

This OC Couple Is Clawing Their Way Out Of Homelessness, And Texting Us Along The Way

The county moved them from the Santa Ana riverbed into a motel -- and now they have less than a week before they'll be forced to move again.

LA Jews Might Be Kibitzing With You On The Phone About Bail Reform

LA Jews Might Be Kibitzing With You On The Phone About Bail Reform

Senate Bill 10 has become the leading cause for some local Jewish organizations.

Meet The Lobster-Looking Menace Wreaking Havoc In Local Streams, Which Is Bad News For Everyone

Meet The Lobster-Looking Menace Wreaking Havoc In Local Streams, Which Is Bad News For Everyone

The crayfish are driving away the predators that were keeping the region's mosquito population in check.

Report: Rowena 'Road Diet' In Silver Lake Worked, But...

Report: Rowena 'Road Diet' In Silver Lake Worked, But...

It's been five years since the city reduced the four lane road to two lanes and added a center turn lane and two bicycle lanes along the corridor. The project's goal was to reduce fatalities and injuries. A new study looks at what has and has not worked.

'This Is Our Flint, Michigan.' Latest On The Cleanup Of Exide's Public Health Disaster

'This Is Our Flint, Michigan.' Latest On The Cleanup Of Exide's Public Health Disaster

More than 2,000 homes were contaminated by the now-closed battery plant in Vernon. At a hearing Thursday night, residents asked why the cleanup is taking so long.

Brown Declares State of Emergency As Holy Fire Burns Where 6 Firefighters Were Killed 59 Years Ago

Brown Declares State of Emergency As Holy Fire Burns Where 6 Firefighters Were Killed 59 Years Ago

The steep terrain is proving to be as much of a challenge for crews fighting the Holy Fire as it was for the firefighters who faced down the Decker Fire in 1959.

Ex-LAPD Watchdog Claims He Was Fired For Watchdogging His Own Boss

Ex-LAPD Watchdog Claims He Was Fired For Watchdogging His Own Boss

James Willis says he was fired for blowing the whistle when his boss -- the LAPD Inspector General -- shared information with a reporter that Willis believed could hamper investigations or even endanger lives.

HBD To Mary G. Ross, The Engineer Who Broke Barriers On Gender, Race, And To Space -- From Burbank

HBD To Mary G. Ross, The Engineer Who Broke Barriers On Gender, Race, And To Space -- From Burbank

She was the first female Native American engineer, one of the founding members of the ultra-secret Skunk Works think-tank -- all before the civil rights legislation of the 1960s.

No DMV Audit. Lawmakers Won't Be Looking Into Those Wait Times After All

No DMV Audit. Lawmakers Won't Be Looking Into Those Wait Times After All

Democrats in the state Senate argued the audit would be an unnecessary burden and wouldn't immediately fix the problem.

LA Is Considering Free Lawyers For People Facing Eviction

LA Is Considering Free Lawyers For People Facing Eviction

Tenants typically represent themselves in eviction cases and face off with their landlord's attorney in unlawful eviction cases.

SoCal Gas To Pay $119M To LA City And County For Aliso Canyon Gas Leak. Tally So Far: $1B (And Counting)

SoCal Gas To Pay $119M To LA City And County For Aliso Canyon Gas Leak. Tally So Far: $1B (And Counting)

The settlement includes $45.4 million for "local environmental benefit projects," which would include a long-term health study.

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Starting Holy Fire In Cleveland National Forest (And His Name Is Forrest)

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Starting Holy Fire In Cleveland National Forest (And His Name Is Forrest)

The fire has burned more than 4,000 acres and destroyed at least 12 structures.

This Heat Wave In LA Was So Bad, It Burned Leaves Off The Trees

This Heat Wave In LA Was So Bad, It Burned Leaves Off The Trees

Wilted marijuana plants, sunburned impatiens, dead leaves on avocado trees. What's gonna happen when heat waves get even worse?

The Air Is Brown -- Should I Wear A Mask?

The Air Is Brown -- Should I Wear A Mask?

With California facing a year-round fire season, particulate matter matters.

Hundreds Of Animals Were Adopted From LA Shelters Last Week, But Many Remain On The Red List

Hundreds Of Animals Were Adopted From LA Shelters Last Week, But Many Remain On The Red List

About 250 animals remain on the city's red list, meaning they could be euthanized if they don't get adopted or find foster homes.

DMV Wait Times Are Officially Out Of Control. Now Lawmakers Want Answers

DMV Wait Times Are Officially Out Of Control. Now Lawmakers Want Answers

Lawmakers gave the department extra money to decrease wait times, but they say things have only gotten worse.

On Second Thought, That Koreatown Emergency Homeless Shelter Might Get Built -- Somewhere Else

On Second Thought, That Koreatown Emergency Homeless Shelter Might Get Built -- Somewhere Else

City Council President Herb Wesson, who represents Koreatown, told us what went wrong the first time around and how the city was able to reach an agreement with the community.

These Photos From The Holy Fire In OC Are Terrifying

These Photos From The Holy Fire In OC Are Terrifying

The Holy Fire, which broke out around 1:30 p.m. Monday, has quickly grown to more than 700 acres and destroyed at least one structure.

California Has Had A Monster Wildfire Every Year For The Past 7 Years

California Has Had A Monster Wildfire Every Year For The Past 7 Years

The biggest fire yet is burning right now. The Mendocino Complex fire has surpassed last year's Thomas Fire, adding to a list of massive fires in California in the last 20 years.

Activists Fighting LAUSD's Random Search Policy Gain An Ally: L.A.'s Top Lawyer

Activists Fighting LAUSD's Random Search Policy Gain An Ally: L.A.'s Top Lawyer

The City Attorney has recommended LAUSD pause all its random student searches

A Weeklong Heat Wave Is On Tap For LA And All Over Southern California

A Weeklong Heat Wave Is On Tap For LA And All Over Southern California

A red flag warning was issued Sunday for the mountain areas of L.A., Ventura and Santa Barbara counties and is set to expire Tuesday.

'How Crowded Does Santa Monica Beach Get.' Las Vegas Mass Shooter Researched Southern California Targets

'How Crowded Does Santa Monica Beach Get.' Las Vegas Mass Shooter Researched Southern California Targets

The gunman who killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more at a country music concert in Las Vegas had researched Southern California targets, according to the most comprehensive report yet on his actions.

Video Captures Passenger Dragging An Unconscious Man Off A Blue Line Train In Long Beach

Video Captures Passenger Dragging An Unconscious Man Off A Blue Line Train In Long Beach

Witnesses said the man didn't want to delay his ride home while waiting for paramedics. Police are investigating to determine if a crime occurred.

OC Supes Ask Why Needles Should Be Free When Residents Can't Even Get Plastic Bags

OC Supes Ask Why Needles Should Be Free When Residents Can't Even Get Plastic Bags

At a heated emergency meeting Friday, Orange County Supervisors rejected a needle exchange program intended by the state to stem the spread of HIV and Hepatitis C.

It's Hard Being A Tree In LA Right Now. Here's What The City Is Doing To Save Them

It's Hard Being A Tree In LA Right Now. Here's What The City Is Doing To Save Them

"It's not a great time to be a tree" --a tree surgeon specialist with the City of L.A.'s Recreation and Parks department.

USC President Resigns After Scandal, On Scandal, On Scandal. Here's What Happened

USC President Resigns After Scandal, On Scandal, On Scandal. Here's What Happened

A summary of the lawsuits, the investigations, and who's involved.

Gay Teen Blaze Bernstein's Murder Was A Hate Crime, OC DA Says

Gay Teen Blaze Bernstein's Murder Was A Hate Crime, OC DA Says

Based on evidence that investigators found on Samuel Woodward's phone and computer, they believe he killed his classmate because of his sexual orientation.

After Deadly Police Shootout, Silver Lake Trader Joe's Opens Doors Again: 'Things Will Never Be The Same'

After Deadly Police Shootout, Silver Lake Trader Joe's Opens Doors Again: 'Things Will Never Be The Same'

The company said the downtime allowed employees to grieve and process the experience, while the store itself saw some renovations.

LA City Animal Shelters Are Full. Hundreds Of Dogs, Cats And Rabbits Could Be Euthanized

LA City Animal Shelters Are Full. Hundreds Of Dogs, Cats And Rabbits Could Be Euthanized

Three separate hoarding cases led to the rescue of nearly 300 animals and put all six of the city's shelters at max capacity.

More Than 30,000 LAUSD Teachers Will Decide This Month If They Want To Strike

More Than 30,000 LAUSD Teachers Will Decide This Month If They Want To Strike

If the rank-and-file approves, teachers union leaders would then be empowered to call the first strike the district has seen since 1989.

Children Of Hostage Killed By LAPD File Wrongful Death Claims Against City And Police

Children Of Hostage Killed By LAPD File Wrongful Death Claims Against City And Police

Attorneys for Elizabeth Tollison's family said the 49-year-old died "as a direct and proximate result of the gunshot wounds negligently inflicted upon her by the three LAPD officers."

Here Comes Li'l Stinker, The Corpse Flower About To Bloom At The Huntington

Here Comes Li'l Stinker, The Corpse Flower About To Bloom At The Huntington

The enormous plant smells like rotting flesh, and it's about to bloom for the first time in four years at the Huntington Library.

LA Could Join The Scooter Ban Wagon While The City Sorts Out New Rules

LA Could Join The Scooter Ban Wagon While The City Sorts Out New Rules

This isn't the first move to rein in electric scooters, which have boomed in both popularity and contempt -- especially on the Westside.

Remember When 100,000 Voters' Names Were Left Off The Rosters? Now We Know What Happened

Remember When 100,000 Voters' Names Were Left Off The Rosters? Now We Know What Happened

A new report finds it was a software problem that caused over 100,000 names to be left off L.A. County voter rosters in June.

LA Sheriff Says He Won't Tolerate 'Renegade Cliques.' Here's The Backstory On Secret Societies

LA Sheriff Says He Won't Tolerate 'Renegade Cliques.' Here's The Backstory On Secret Societies

The Sheriff's Department has long been the target of allegations that some of its deputies belong to secret, racist cliques. The sheriff has pledged to get to the bottom of it.

Why Would Someone Deliberately Start A Wildfire?

Why Would Someone Deliberately Start A Wildfire?

They could be angry. Or out of work. Or a firefighter (seriously).

Meet Adonis, The New Mountain Lion In Town. He's Kind Of A Big Deal

Meet Adonis, The New Mountain Lion In Town. He's Kind Of A Big Deal

The discovery of a striking young male puma could mean kittens are on the way.

LAPD Video Shows Officers Fatally Shooting Homeless Woman Held Hostage By Man With Knife

LAPD Video Shows Officers Fatally Shooting Homeless Woman Held Hostage By Man With Knife

The June shooting was the first of two incidents within 6 weeks in which Los Angeles police officers fatally shot an innocent civilian.

Here Are The Questions You Asked About Homelessness In LA. Vote On The One You Want To Discuss

Here Are The Questions You Asked About Homelessness In LA. Vote On The One You Want To Discuss

We're hosting a live discussion based around your questions -- but first we need your questions.

California Homes Are Still Affordable -- With Help From Mom And Dad

California Homes Are Still Affordable -- With Help From Mom And Dad

Federal data shows first-time buyers in California increasingly rely on family for help.

Railroad Fire Burns Homes In Santa Clarita

Railroad Fire Burns Homes In Santa Clarita

At least three buildings burned in Santa Clarita before crews managed to stop forward progress on the fire.

Russians In LA, What's It Like Being Russian In America Right Now?

Russians In LA, What's It Like Being Russian In America Right Now?

It's geopolitical madness out there. If you're Russian and living in L.A., we want to know what it's been like for you.

Who Desires A Streetcar In Downtown LA? Mostly Developers, But They Won't Get It Anytime Soon

Who Desires A Streetcar In Downtown LA? Mostly Developers, But They Won't Get It Anytime Soon

Given the current funding and tax measure restrictions, the project wouldn't even break ground until 2053.

CSUN Is Using A Bot To Get Freshmen To Show Up For Class

CSUN Is Using A Bot To Get Freshmen To Show Up For Class

Cal State Northridge says incoming students are more likely to talk to a chatbot, so they've created one to pick up students who'd otherwise fail to enroll in the fall.

LAPD Identifies Officers Who Fired Toward The Silver Lake Trader Joe's

LAPD Identifies Officers Who Fired Toward The Silver Lake Trader Joe's

Officials have said it was a police bullet that killed 27-year-old store manager Melyda Corado.

Cranston Fire: Alleged Arsonist Held on $3.5 Million Bail. New Evacuation Centers Open

Cranston Fire: Alleged Arsonist Held on $3.5 Million Bail. New Evacuation Centers Open

On the day the Cranston Fire sparked, students at Idyllwild Arts Academy were eating lunch when flames appear in the sky. Would their campus survive the fire? They already knew fire was a danger for the remote mountain campus. When they arrived this summer for classes, staff searched bags to make sure they had nothing with them that could start a fire.

A Guide To LA's Scooter Chaos: What You Can (And Can't) Do On Birds And Limes

A Guide To LA's Scooter Chaos: What You Can (And Can't) Do On Birds And Limes

There have also been more than a few questions about the rules. Let's go for a convoluted ride.

LA Will Become A City Of Gold Saturday For Jonathan Gold's Birthday

LA Will Become A City Of Gold Saturday For Jonathan Gold's Birthday

Jonathan Gold would have turned 58 on Saturday.

Cranston Fire Threatens Mountain Towns As Thousands Of Evacuees Await Fate Of Homes

Cranston Fire Threatens Mountain Towns As Thousands Of Evacuees Await Fate Of Homes

The mountain community of Idyllwild had been spared a devastating fire for more than a century. Now residents of this small town high in the San Jacinto Mountains await word of whether they've escaped again or face devastating losses.

No Surprise: Wildfire Smoke Is Bad For You. Here's What To Do

No Surprise: Wildfire Smoke Is Bad For You. Here's What To Do

The Cranston Fire in Riverside County has pushed more than 3,000 people out of their homes. But it's not just the fire that's dangerous. The smoke that spreads to surrounding areas can also be harmful.

Fire Clouds Are As Terrifying As They Sound

Fire Clouds Are As Terrifying As They Sound

Rare pyrocumulus clouds have been churning high above the Idyllwild hellscape, bringing with them strong winds, the threat of lightning and turbulence that can make it difficult for aircraft to help firefighters on the ground.

Separated Families In Southern California: What's Happened, And What Comes Next

Separated Families In Southern California: What's Happened, And What Comes Next

The Trump administration has until the end of today to comply with a federal court order to reunite more than 2,500 migrant children ages 5 to 17 with their parents.

Here's What We Know About The Cranston Fire Burning Near Idyllwild

Here's What We Know About The Cranston Fire Burning Near Idyllwild

The fast-moving Cranston Fire in San Bernardino National Forest was the result of arson.

Body Recovered At Echo Park Lake After Pedal Boat Capsized

Body Recovered At Echo Park Lake After Pedal Boat Capsized

LAFD officials said dive teams plan to use sonar equipment in their efforts to find the possible drowning victim.

Man Arrested On Arson Charges For Uncontrolled Cranston Fire. Idyllwild And Other Communities Under Evacuation

Man Arrested On Arson Charges For Uncontrolled Cranston Fire. Idyllwild And Other Communities Under Evacuation

The fire broke out just before noon in San Bernardino National Forest and had burned 4,700 acres by nightfall.

Living At The Beach No Longer Means No AC Needed

Living At The Beach No Longer Means No AC Needed

A recent UC San Diego study also found that people in coastal areas were much more sensitive to heat than people living inland.

Mountain Lion P-55, Famous For Crossing The 101 Freeway Twice, Has Died

Mountain Lion P-55, Famous For Crossing The 101 Freeway Twice, Has Died

Biologists suspect the "seemingly healthy" cougar could have been the victim of rodenticide poisoning. Wildlife officials also said it's possible he lost a fight with another male mountain lion, though there were no signs of a struggle in the area.

Lots Of LA 4-Year-Olds Are Going to Preschool -- But It Depends On Where You Live

Lots Of LA 4-Year-Olds Are Going to Preschool -- But It Depends On Where You Live

Access to programs varies wildly in L.A. County (and across the state).

Someone Smashed Donald Trump's Hollywood Star -- Again

Someone Smashed Donald Trump's Hollywood Star -- Again

This is the second time in as many years that Trump's star has been reduced to rubble.

An Innocent Life Is Lost As LAPD Officers Make 'Split-Second' Decision In Trader Joe's Shootout

An Innocent Life Is Lost As LAPD Officers Make 'Split-Second' Decision In Trader Joe's Shootout

"These are no-win situations," Moore told reporters. "This is a heartbreaking reminder of the split-second decisions that officers must make every day."

Don't Include Goldfish In Your National Tequila Day Celebrations

Don't Include Goldfish In Your National Tequila Day Celebrations

The news of a whey-powder recall shouldn't take away the real meaning of this day: tequila and self-care.

LA Mayor Defends His Out-Of-State Trips, Updates Efforts To Reduce Homelessness, Traffic Fatalities

LA Mayor Defends His Out-Of-State Trips, Updates Efforts To Reduce Homelessness, Traffic Fatalities

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti insists he's not running for president -- yet -- but he is considering it. That said, he claimed he spends more time talking to the media about the topic than thinking about it himself. Presidential aspiration was among the things Garcetti discussed when he sat down with us late last week to answer questions from our reporters and our readers.

They Thought Religious Groups Would Open Their Parking Lots To The Homeless. They Were Wrong

They Thought Religious Groups Would Open Their Parking Lots To The Homeless. They Were Wrong

The founders of Safe Parking L.A. had a simple idea -- match people living in their cars with safe places to park overnight, let them sleep without disruption. So why has been so hard to find religious groups to open up their parking lots?

How To Talk To Your Kids When A Violent Event Hits Close To Home

How To Talk To Your Kids When A Violent Event Hits Close To Home

When do you start a conversation with your kids when you're still working through your own feelings?

What We Know About The Silver Lake Trader Joe's Standoff

What We Know About The Silver Lake Trader Joe's Standoff

Questions remain after a beloved employee was killed during a police standoff with a gunman who took hostages at the Trader Joe's in Silver Lake Saturday.

Another Heat Wave Is Here. Will LA's Aging Power Grid Fare Better This Time?

Another Heat Wave Is Here. Will LA's Aging Power Grid Fare Better This Time?

Wednesday looks to be the hottest day of the week, according to the National Weather Service, with valley areas hitting the mid-to-upper 100s and downtown L.A. reaching the high 90s.

She Was Stalked And Attacked In Guatemala And Could Be Sent Back. This Is The Story Of One Local Asylum Seeker

She Was Stalked And Attacked In Guatemala And Could Be Sent Back. This Is The Story Of One Local Asylum Seeker

"I could not tolerate what they did to me there," the young mother of three told KPCC/LAist this week, tearing up as she spoke.

Ref Rodriguez Pleads Guilty To Felony And Misdemeanor Charges, Resigns From LAUSD Board

Ref Rodriguez Pleads Guilty To Felony And Misdemeanor Charges, Resigns From LAUSD Board

Rodriguez faced criminal charges for alleged political money laundering. Now, he's giving up his seat as part of a plea deal.

Alleged Gunman In Silver Lake Trader Joe's Standoff Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder

Alleged Gunman In Silver Lake Trader Joe's Standoff Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder

Authorities have arrested a 28-year-old man on suspicion of murder following a tense standoff Saturday with police that left a woman dead. For hours, the incident at a Trader Joe's in Silver Lake paralyzed part of the city and even captured the attention of President Trump.

Beloved LA Food Critic Jonathan Gold Dies At 57. 'He Was Los Angeles In Many Ways'

Beloved LA Food Critic Jonathan Gold Dies At 57. 'He Was Los Angeles In Many Ways'

Pulitzer-Prize winning food critic Jonathan Gold, who wrote lyrically and passionately about everything from taquerias to the world's finest restaurants, has died.

Woman Killed During Standoff With Gunman At Silver Lake Trader Joe's

Woman Killed During Standoff With Gunman At Silver Lake Trader Joe's

Authorities are warning people to stay away from a Trader Joe's store in Silver Lake where shots were reported following a police chase that ended nearby. There are reports of hostages still in the store and now reports of an officer-involved shooting near that same location.

We Talked To Mayor Garcetti About Street Trash, Running For President, And Where He's Been

We Talked To Mayor Garcetti About Street Trash, Running For President, And Where He's Been

You sent us your questions to ask Mayor Garcetti. Here's what he said.

OC's Dana Rohrabacher Keeps Cheerleading For Russia. Will Republican Voters Care?

OC's Dana Rohrabacher Keeps Cheerleading For Russia. Will Republican Voters Care?

Dana Rohrabacher, a pro-marijuana, climate-change-doubting, Libertarian surfer, is no stranger to controversy. He's locked in a tough reelection fight. Will recent controversies hurt his chances to hold onto his seat in Congress?

Embattled LAUSD Board Member Ref Rodriguez Close To Reaching A Deal On Campaign Finance Questions. Here's How We Got Here.

Embattled LAUSD Board Member Ref Rodriguez Close To Reaching A Deal On Campaign Finance Questions. Here's How We Got Here.

Rodriguez is having a bad year. We put together this guide to help you catch up.

Who Needs Shark Week? Cal State Long Beach's Shark Lab Open House Returns This Weekend

Who Needs Shark Week? Cal State Long Beach's Shark Lab Open House Returns This Weekend

Visitors can get an up-close look at all kinds of sharks the lab studies, as well as the equipment researchers use and the people who swim with sharks for a living -- or a grade.

Get Ready, LA: Another Heat Wave Is Coming And It Could Break More Records

Get Ready, LA: Another Heat Wave Is Coming And It Could Break More Records

Thermometers will start rising across Southern California this weekend, but the real heat begins Monday and lasts through that Thursday.

Brace Yourself. Covered California Rates Are Out

Brace Yourself. Covered California Rates Are Out

In Los Angeles, individual health insurance rates will go up between 8.6 and 10 percent on average.

The LA Summer Interns Learning Filmmaking -- And Documenting Holocaust Survivors' Stories

The LA Summer Interns Learning Filmmaking -- And Documenting Holocaust Survivors' Stories

Their stories will be available at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust later this year.

Dear LAist: There Are Loud Airplanes Over My Neighborhood! What Can I Do?

Dear LAist: There Are Loud Airplanes Over My Neighborhood! What Can I Do?

It's not your imagination. Some neighborhoods are hearing a lot more airplane noise now because of a semi-recent change in flight paths.

Skyline Fire Prompts Evacuations In Corona

Skyline Fire Prompts Evacuations In Corona

Mandatory evacuation orders were declared for Mabey Canyon Road and parts of the Orchard Glen community.

We're Exploring LA County's 88 Cities. Here's Your Guide To Torrance And All Its Breweries

We're Exploring LA County's 88 Cities. Here's Your Guide To Torrance And All Its Breweries

With 11 breweries, Torrance has the highest concentration of them in the region, according to the L.A. County Brewers Guild.

Cal Fire: We're Already At 400 More Fires Than At This Time Last Year

Cal Fire: We're Already At 400 More Fires Than At This Time Last Year

Southern Californians recently lived through the largest fire in state history -- and it seems we're on track for another difficult fire year.

Well, Scratch That Whole Splitting California Into 3 States Thing (At Least For Now)

Well, Scratch That Whole Splitting California Into 3 States Thing (At Least For Now)

The Cal 3 Initiative seeks to split the Golden State up into three smaller states, with supporters arguing that California has grown too large to meet the needs of its residents

These Two National Parks In California Have Air Just As Smoggy As LA

These Two National Parks In California Have Air Just As Smoggy As LA

The air quality in some of California's national parks is as bad as it is in Los Angeles

Everything LA County Voters Need To Know About The Stormwater Tax Now On Their November Ballot

Everything LA County Voters Need To Know About The Stormwater Tax Now On Their November Ballot

L.A. County voters are being asked to approve a new tax on impermeable land (aka surfaces that don't absorb water). That's money that would go to fund new projects to catch stormwater, clean it and percolate it underground. The goal in this drought-plagued region is to increase the region's future water supply.

If You Love Weed And Following The Rules, Here Are 4 Changes Planned For California's Cannabis Industry

If You Love Weed And Following The Rules, Here Are 4 Changes Planned For California's Cannabis Industry

The new proposal outlines changes to rules on pot deliveries, advertising and the potency of edibles products.

Most Failed Transit Projects Don't Have An Exhibit, But The 710 Freeway Extension Does

Most Failed Transit Projects Don't Have An Exhibit, But The 710 Freeway Extension Does

"710, Beyond Present" captures the phantom imprint of a road that never was and how it shaped the communities it would have changed -- or even destroyed.

How To Get Out Of Jail In Los Angeles (And Why Some People Think It's Fundamentally Unfair)

How To Get Out Of Jail In Los Angeles (And Why Some People Think It's Fundamentally Unfair)

The concept of bail predates the United States of America. Some people say it's time it went away.

The Griffin Will Reopen With 'No Tolerance' Signs After Proud Boys Incident in Atwater Village

The Griffin Will Reopen With 'No Tolerance' Signs After Proud Boys Incident in Atwater Village

On social media, some people called for a boycott of the bar, with many accusing the owners of accommodating members of a hate group.

Dear LAist: How Big A Problem Is Opioid Abuse In SoCal?

Dear LAist: How Big A Problem Is Opioid Abuse In SoCal?

It depends on how you look at the numbers.

Can These Brain Scans Make High School Football Safer?

Can These Brain Scans Make High School Football Safer?

JSerra High in Orange County is testing the brain health of its football players in hopes of making better decisions about how bad a head injury is, and when it's ok to send the athlete back out on the field.

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